Monday, April 16, 2012 GLENDALE, ARIZONA
--- Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today the Coyotes have recalled forwards Alexandre Bolduc, Marc-Antoine Pouliot and goaltender Justin Pogge from the Portland Pirates, the Coyotes American Hockey League affiliate (AHL).
The 6-foot-3, 208 pound Bolduc skated in two games with the Coyotes during the regular season, collecting two penalty minutes (PIM). He appeared in 23 games with the Pirates, recording 3-12-15 and 30 PIM.
The 26-year-old native of Montreal, Quebec split the 2010-11 regular season between the Vancouver Canucks and the Manitoba Moose (AHL). Bolduc notched 2-2-4 in 24 games with the Canucks and 6-9-15 with the Moose. He appeared in three Stanley Cup Playoff games with the Canucks in 2011.
Bolduc was originally drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the fourth round (127th overall) in the 2003 Entry Draft.
The 6-foot-2, 203 pound Pouliot collected four assists in 13 regular season games with the Coyotes in 2011-12. He appeared in 48 games with the Pirates, registering 12-24-36 and 63 PIM.
The 26-year-old native of Quebec City, Quebec has recorded 21-36-57 and 76 PIM in 192 career NHL games with the Coyotes, Tampa Bay Lightning and Edmonton Oilers.
Pouliot was originally drafted by the Edmonton Oilers in the first round (22nd overall) in the 2003 Entry Draft.
The 6-foot-3, 197 Pogge appeared in 37 games with the Pirates this season, posting a 14-13-4-0 record with a 3.07 goals against average (GAA) and a .890 save percentage (SV%).
Pogge was originally drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the third round (90th overall) in the 2004 Entry Draft.
The 2012 Pacific Division champion Coyotes return home to Jobing.com Arena to host the Blackhawks in Game 5 of the Western Conference Quarter-final on Saturday, April 21. Puck drop is slated for 7 p.m. For all ticket information, please call 480-563-PUCK or visit PhoenixCoyotes.com/playofftickets