GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Arizona Coyotes President of Hockey Operations and General Manager John Chayka announced today that the Coyotes have assigned forward Michael Chaput to the Tucson Roadrunners, the club’s American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate.
The 6-foot-2, 199-pound Chaput has registered 9-3-12 and six penalty minutes (PIM) in 15 games with the Roadrunners this season. He is third on the team in goals and is plus-six.
The 27-year-old native of Ile Bizard, QC has totalled 6-16-22 and 76 PIM in 167 career NHL games with the Columbus Blue Jackets, Vancouver Canucks and Montreal Canadiens.
Chaput was originally drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the third round (89th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.