GLENDALE, ARIZONA --- Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Michael Barnett announced today that the Coyotes have reduced their training camp roster by five players. There are now 44 players remaining in camp.
The following players have been assigned to their respective junior clubs:
Aaron Gagnon (C) - Seattle (WHL)
Olivier Latendresse (C) - Val-d'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)
Pier-Olivier Pelletier (G) - Drummondville (QMJHL)
Logan Stephenson (D) - Tri-City (WHL)
Keith Yandle (D) - Moncton (QMJHL)
In addition, goaltender Dov Grumet-Morris was assigned to the San Antonio Rampage's (AHL) training camp.
The Coyotes will play their first of eight preseason games tomorrow (Friday) night when they battle the Minnesota Wild at Glendale Arena. Game time is 7:00 p.m. For ticket information, please call 480-563-PUCK (7825), or visit www.phoenixcoyotes.com.