COYOTES RECALL TIM JACKMAN FROM SAN ANTONIO
GLENDALE, ARIZONA -- Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Michael Barnett announced today that the Coyotes have recalled right wing Tim Jackman from the San Antonio Rampage - the Coyotes' top minor league affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
In 27 games this season with the Rampage, Jackman has recorded 2-5-7 and a team-leading 81 penalty minutes (PIM). Jackman has played in 19 NHL games in his career, all with Columbus in 2003-04 when he registered 1-2-3 and 16 PIM while averaging 9:56 of ice time per game in five different stints with the Blue Jackets. The 6-foot-4, 210-pound forward also played in 64 games with Syracuse (AHL) in 2003-04, recording 23-13-36 and 61 PIM. He ranked tied for 3rd on Syracuse in goals that season. Jackman also finished tied for 2nd on Syracuse in playoff scoring, collecting 2-3-5 and 12 PIM in 7 games in 2003-04.
The 24-year-old Jackman was originally drafted by Columbus as the 38th overall pick, in the 2nd round of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. In 2004-05, he played in 73 games with Syracuse, collecting 14-21-35 and 98 PIM. A native of Minot, North Dakota, Jackman played two seasons (2000-01 and 2001-02) of collegiate hockey at Minnesota State-Mankato of the WCHA before turning pro. While with Park Center High School in Minnesota, he earned First Team All-State honors as selected by the Associated Press.
Jackman will be available for tomorrow night's Coyotes game against the San Jose Sharks at Glendale Arena. Game time is set for 7:00 p.m. and the game will be broadcast on Fox Sports Net Arizona in high definition as well as on KDKB (93.3 FM) and KDUS (1060 AM). For ticket information, please call (480) 563-PUCK.