Thursday, October 6, 2011GLENDALE, ARIZONA ---
Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have assigned two players to the Portland Pirates, the Coyotes American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate. Right Wing Brett MacLean
was also placed on waivers and claimed by the Winnipeg Jets. The Coyotes final 23-man roster to open the 2011-12 regular season is now set and listed below.
The following players have been assigned to Portland (AHL):
• Curtis McElhinney (Goaltender)
• Nathan Oystrick
The following is the Coyotes 23-man roster to begin the 2011-12 NHL season:GOALTENDERS:Jason LaBarberaMike SmithDEFENSEMEN:Adrian AucoinOliver Ekman-LarssonRostislav KleslaDerek MorrisMichal RozsivalDavid SchlemkoKeith YandleFORWARDS:Paul BissonnetteMikkel BoedkerKyle ChipchuraShane DoanBoyd GordonMartin HanzalLauri KorpikoskiDaymond Langkow
Patrick O’SullivanTaylor PyattRaffi TorresRadim VrbataRay Whitney
The Coyotes visit the San Jose Sharks on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. to open the 2011-12 regular season. The Coyotes will play at Dallas (Oct. 10) and Nashville (Oct. 13) before returning home to Glendale on Saturday, October 15 to host the Winnipeg Jets in the team’s home opener. Puck drop is set for 4:00 p.m. For Coyotes ticket information, please visit www.phoenixcoyotes.com or call 480-563-PUCK (7825).