Saturday, April 6, 2013
GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have recalled forward Alexandre Bolduc and defenseman David Rundblad on an emergency basis from the Portland Pirates, the Coyotes’ American Hockey League affiliate (AHL).
The 6-foot-2, 200-pound Bolduc has appeared in seven games with the Coyotes this season. He has recorded 24-27-51 and 90 penalty minutes (PIM) in 56 games with the Pirates. The 27-year-old native of Montreal, Quebec ranks second on the team in goals, tied for third in assists, and leads the team in points.
Bolduc was originally drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the fourth round (127th overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
The 6-foot-2, 195-pound Rundblad has appeared in eight games with the Coyotes this season recording 0-1-1. The 22-year-old native of Lycksele, Sweden has recorded 8-26-34 and 22 PIM in 44 games with Portland this season and leads all defensemen on the team in scoring.
Rundblad was originally drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the first round (17th overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.