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Coyotes Reduce Training Camp Roster By 14 Players

by Arizona Coyotes @ArizonaCoyotes / Arizona Coyotes

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
GLENDALE, ARIZONA - Arizona Coyotes President of Hockey Operations and General Manager John Chayka announced today that the Coyotes have assigned the following six players to the Tucson Roadrunners, the club's American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate.

Player | Position | Team | League   
Jordan Gross | Defense | Tucson | AHL
Jacob Graves | Defense | Tucson | AHL
Jalen Smereck | Defense | Tucson | AHL
Kevin Ekman-Larsson | Defense | Tucson | AHL
Tyler Steenbergen | Left Wing | Tucson | AHL
Kelly Klima | Right Wing | Tucson | AHL

Meanwhile, the following seven players have been assigned back to their respective junior teams.

Player | Position | Team | League   
Ivan Prosvetov | Goalie | Saginaw | OHL
David Tendeck | Goalie | Vancouver | WHL   
Kevin Bahl | Defense | Ottawa | OHL
Dennis Busby | Defense | Flint | OHL
Noel Hoefenmayer | Defense | Ottawa | OHL
Liam Kirk | Center | Peterborough | OHL   
Nate Schnarr | Center |Guelph | OHL

In addition, the Coyotes assigned forward Jan Jenik to Bili Tygri Liberec in the Czech Extraliga.

The Coyotes now have 49 players remaining in training camp.

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