GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -The Phoenix Coyotes sent rookie right wing Alex Bourret to their AHL affiliate in San Antonio on Wednesday and waived rookie defenseman Ryan Lannon and veteran center Mike Zigomanis.
The moves left 27 players on the Coyotes' training camp roster heading into Friday night's preseason game at Anaheim.
Zigomanis had 14 goals and nine assists in 75 games for Phoenix in 2006-07, but had just two goals and one assist in 33 games for the Coyotes last season.
Bourret, who played at Harvard from 2001-05 and was Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL last season, scored his first goal of the preseason in Phoenix's 4-3 overtime loss at San Jose on Tuesday night.
Lannon has played the past two seasons in the AHL for Hartford and Chicago.