Arizona Coyotes recall 3 players from newly added taxi squad

Dec 28, 2021, 6:52 PM
Ryan Getzlaf #15 of the Anaheim Ducks pushes Blake Speers #46 of the Arizona Coyotes during the thi...
Ryan Getzlaf #15 of the Anaheim Ducks pushes Blake Speers #46 of the Arizona Coyotes during the third period of a game at Honda Center on December 17, 2021 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
(Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

The Arizona Coyotes have recalled forwards Michael Carcone and Blake Speers, as well as defenseman Vladislav Kolyachonok from the club’s taxi squad, general manager Bill Armstrong announced Tuesday.

Carcone, 25, has played in 21 games this year for the Coyotes AHL affiliate, the Tucson Roadrunners. Carcone is currently third on the team in points with 12 points and leads the team with 66 shots.

Speers has also played in 21 games for the Roadrunners this season. The 24-year-old made his Coyotes debut on Dec. 17 against the Anaheim Ducks.

The forward was drafted No. 67 overall in the 2015 NHL draft by the New Jersey Devils.

As for Kolyachonok, the 20-year-old came to Arizona by way of trade from the Florida Panthers in July. In 15 games with Tucson, the defenseman has tallied two goals and three assists.

The Coyotes are back in action Tuesday night in San Jose to face the Sharks.

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