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Coyotes Recall Ekman-Larsson from AHL, Place Turris on Injured Reserve List

by Staff Writer / Arizona Coyotes

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

GLENDALE, ARIZONA --- Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney today announced the Coyotes have recalled defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson from the San Antonio Rampage, the Coyotes American Hockey League affiliate.

Oliver Ekman-Larsson
In his rookie season, the 6-foot-2, 190 pound Ekman-Larsson has played 14 games with the Coyotes, collecting 3 assists and 12 penalty minutes. Ekman-Larsson has also played 4 games with the Rampage, registering 2 assists and 4 penalty minutes.

The 19-year-old native of Karlskrona, Sweden was drafted by the Coyotes in the first round (6th overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

The Coyotes also announced today that center Kyle Turris has been placed on the club’s injured reserve list retroactive to Friday, November 19. Turris suffered an upper-body injury during last Friday’s game versus the Edmonton Oilers and is listed as week to week.

The Coyotes, currently on a six game win streak, will host the Edmonton Oilers tonight at Arena. Game time is 7:00 p.m. For ticket information, please call 480-563-PUCK or visit
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