FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Friday, March 5, 2021
GLENDALE, ARIZONA --- The Arizona Coyotes announced today that as part of Gender Equality Month, Coyotes Radio Color Analyst Lyndsey Fry will serve as a TV color analyst for the Coyotes versus Colorado Avalanche game on Monday, March 8 on FOX Sports Arizona. Game time is 7 p.m.
"I am very excited to serve as a TV color analyst for the Coyotes broadcast March 8 on FOX Sports Arizona," said Fry. "International Women's Day is about celebrating women's achievements and raising awareness about women's equality and I am very grateful to FOX Sports Arizona for providing me with this opportunity. Women like Sherry Ross, Kathryn Tappen, Christine Simpson, Cassie Campbell-Pascall, A.J. Mleczko, Cammi Granato, Kendall Coyne-Schofield and Caley Chelios have paved the way for female hockey announcers, and I am so proud to work for an organization like the Coyotes where diversity and inclusion are a top priority. I am looking forward to working with Jody Jackson, Matt McConnell, Tyson Nash and Todd Walsh."
As part of the broadcast, Fry will provide insight an analysis throughout the game and will also be featured on the pre-game and post-game shows as well as both intermissions. Fry joined the Coyotes broadcast team as a radio color analyst on Jan. 11.
Fry, a former U.S. Olympian and Chandler, Arizona native, began her career with the Coyotes as a special advisor and brand ambassador on November 15, 2018. Over the past two years, she has worked with the Coyotes Hockey Development department to spearhead the growth of youth hockey and, particularly, women's hockey with the Small Frys program and the Arizona Kachinas where she serves as President. Over the past five years, female player registration growth in Arizona has increased 53 percent and since 2017, the number of female teams in the state has increased 300 percent. Last month, Fry completed a 96-mile rollerblade journey around the Valley to raise funds for the Leighton Accardo Scholarship Fund.
The 28-year-old Fry represented the United States at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia where she helped lead Team USA to a silver medal. Fry also competed for the United States at the 2013 World Championships (gold), the 2012 and 2013 Four Nations Cup and the 2009 (gold) and 2010 (silver) Under-18 World Championships. From 2010 to 2015, Fry played four seasons at Harvard University, recording 50-58-108 and 60 penalty minutes.