GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Arizona Coyotes President of Hockey Operations and General Manager John Chayka announced today that the Coyotes have assigned defenseman Robbie Russo to the Tucson Roadrunners, the club’s American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate.
The 26-year-old Russo has registered 2-12-14 and 25 penalty minutes (PIM) in 40 games with the Roadrunners this season. The 6-foot, 198-pound native of Westmont, Illinois has recorded 29-127-156 and 217 PIM in 311 career AHL games with Grand Rapids and Tucson. He has also skated in 19 career NHL games with the Detroit Red Wings.
Russo was originally drafted by the New York Islanders in the fourth round (95th overall) in the 2011 Entry Draft.