FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
GLENDALE, ARIZONA - Arizona Coyotes President of Hockey Operations and General Manager John Chayka announced today that the Coyotes have recalled defenseman Dakota Mermis on emergency recall from the Tucson Roadrunners, the club's American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate.
The 24-year-old Mermis has registered 2-17-19 with 45 penalty minutes (PIM) in 57 games with Tucson this season. The rookie defenseman played in seven games with the Coyotes earlier this season.
The 5-foot-11, 196-pound native of Alton, Illinois has recorded 7-37-44 and 178 PIM in 187 career AHL games with Tucson and Springfield.