Monday, May 12, 2008
GLENDALE, ARIZONA --- Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes will play the Calgary Flames at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba on Wednesday, September 24 at 5:30 p.m. in a preseason game.
The game will mark the Coyotes’ third visit to Winnipeg since moving to Phoenix in 1996. The Coyotes played the Toronto Maple Leafs in a preseason game at the MTS Centre last year.
Coyotes’ captain Shane Doan
played the 1995-96 season in a Winnipeg Jets’ uniform after being selected by the organization in the first round (7th overall) of the 1995 NHL Entry Draft. Coyotes’ Equipment Manager Stan Wilson and Massage Therapist Jukka Nieminen have also been members of the organization since the team played in Winnipeg.
The Coyotes’ complete 2008-09 preseason schedule will be released at a later date.