GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Arizona Coyotes President of Hockey Operations and General Manager John Chayka announced today that defenseman Kyle Capobianco has been recalled from the Tucson Roadrunners, the club’s American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate. The Coyotes also announced that defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson will be out of the lineup indefinitely with a lower body injury and has been placed on the club’s injured reserve list.
The 22-year-old Capobianco collected an assist in his lone appearance with Tucson this season. The 6-foot-1, 196-pound native of Mississauga, ON registered 7-25-32 and 51 penalty minutes (PIM) in 40 games with the Roadrunners in 2018-19 and has played in three games with the Coyotes over the past two seasons.
Capobianco was originally drafted by the Coyotes in the third round (63rd overall) of the 2015 Entry Draft.
Save The Date
The Roadrunners will open their fourth season of play in Southern Arizona on Friday, October 18 when the team hosts the San Antonio Rampage, AHL affiliate of the Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues at Tucson Arena. Puck drop is set for 7:05 p.m. and ticket packages including the opening night are on sale now.