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Arizona Coyotes solidify 2021-22 opening night roster

Oct 12, 2021, 9:38 AM | Updated: 10:56 am
Arizona Coyotes goalie Karel Vejmelka (70) gives up a goal to Anaheim Ducks' Rickard Rakell as Coyo...

Arizona Coyotes goalie Karel Vejmelka (70) gives up a goal to Anaheim Ducks' Rickard Rakell as Coyotes defenseman Victor Soderstrom (77) looks on during the third period of a preseason NHL hockey game, Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. The Coyotes defeated the Ducks 4-3. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

The Arizona Coyotes assigned Barrett Hayton and Ryan McGregor to the AHL Tucson Roadrunners on Monday night, making the the final tweaks to the preseason roster and locking in an opening night squad for the NHL club.

Arizona opens the season, the first under head coach Andre Tourigny, on Thursday at the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Tune to ESPN 620 AM or 98.7 FM-HD2 on Thursday as the puck drops at 4 p.m. MST.

Arizona Coyotes opening night roster for 2021-22

6 Jakob Chychrun – Defenseman
8 Nick Schmaltz – Center
9 Clayton Keller – Left wing
10 Ryan Dzingel – Right wing
14 Shayne Gostisbehere – Defenseman
16 Andrew Ladd – Left wing
21 Loui Eriksson – Left wing
22 Johan Larsson – Center
25 Conor Timmins – Defenseman
26 Antoine Roussel – Left wing
36 Christian Fischer – Right wing
38 Liam O’Brien – Left wing
40 Carter Hutton – Goaltender
46 Ilya Lyubushkin – Defenseman
55 Vladislav Provolnev – Defenseman
67 Lawson Crouse – Left wing
70 Karel Vejmelka – Goaltender
72 Travis Boyd – Center
77 Victor Soderstrom – Defenseman
81 Phil Kessel – Right Wing
83 Jay Beagle – Center
86 Anton Stralman – Defenseman
93 Dmitrij Jaskin – Right Wing

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