Coyotes Recall Peters, Hill Heads To Roadrunners
By: Tom Callahan
October 19, 2016 12:07 PM
GLENDALE, ARIZONA - Arizona Coyotes General Manager John Chayka announced today that the Coyotes have recalled goaltender Justin Peters (on emergency basis) from the Tucson Roadrunners, the club's American Hockey League affiliate (AHL).
The 30-year-old Peters has appeared in one game with the Roadrunners this season. The Blyth, ON native registered a 3.04 goals against average (GAA), an .896 save percentage (SV%) and a 17-8-7 record in 37 games with Hershey (AHL) last season. The 6-foot-2, 210-pound Peters has posted a 3.08 GAA and a .901 SV% in 80 career NHL games with the Washington Capitals and Carolina Hurricanes. Peters was originally drafted by the Hurricanes in the second round (38th overall) in the 2004 Entry Draft.
In addition, the Roadrunners announced today that the team has recalled goaltender Adin Hill from the Rapid City Rush of the ECHL. With the Rush Hill is 0-1-0-0 with a .906 save percentage and 3.01 goals-against average.
Tucson will play a pair of games away from home this weekend starting Friday at the Stockton Heat at 7:30 pm and Saturday in Bakersfield against the Condors at 6 pm. The Roadrunners pregame show starts 15 minutes prior to puck drop on flagship station 1450 KTZR with Tom Callahan.