Coyotes send Peters, Dvorak to Roadrunners
By: Alex Kinkopf
November 15, 2016 1:40 PM
GLENDALE, ARIZONA - Arizona Coyotes General Manager John Chayka announced today that the Coyotes have assigned center Christian Dvorak and goalie Justin Peters to the Tucson Roadrunners, the club's American Hockey League affiliate (AHL).
This season, the 20-year-old Dvorak has registered 1-4-5 with 2 penalty minutes in 12 games with the Coyotes. The 6-foot-3, 205-pound native of Palos, IL was drafted by the Coyotes in the second round (58th overall) in the 2014 Entry Draft.
The 30-year-old Peters played in three games with the Coyotes this season, posting a 0-1-0 record with a 3.16 GAA and a .900 SV%. Peters stopped 38 shots in his lone game with Tucson this season. The 6-foot-2, 210-pound native of Blyth, Ontario was originally drafted by the Hurricanes in the second round (38th overall) in the 2004 Entry Draft.
In addition, the Roadrunners announced today the team has assigned goaltender Marek Langhamer to the Rapid City Rush of the ECHL. Langhamer (LAING-hammer) appeared in one game for Tucson with a 1-0-0-0 mark, 0.95 GAA and a .977 save percentage.
The Roadrunners begin a six-game homestand this Friday and Saturday night against the Manitoba Moose at 7:05 pm. Fridays are presented by News 4 Tucson and this Friday is the first of select $2 beer nights. Saturday is the first Dollar Days of the season featuring $1 hot dogs, popcorn and soda. Single game seats start at just $14 and are on sale through the TCC Box Office and at TucsonRoadrunners.com.