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Coyotes Recall Watkins from AHL

Wednesday, 04.18.2012 / 11:27 AM MT / News
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Coyotes Recall Watkins from AHL
Wednesday, April 18, 2012

GLENDALE, ARIZONA --- Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today the Coyotes have recalled forward Matt Watkins from the Portland Pirates, the Coyotes American Hockey League affiliate (AHL).

The 5-foot-10, 185 pound Watkins appeared in 70 games with the Pirates this season, registering 11-25-36 and 48 penalty minutes (PIM). He made his NHL debut with the Coyotes on February 21 versus the Los Angeles Kings, skating in 6:37 of ice time.

Watkins was originally drafted by the Dallas Stars in the fifth round (160th overall) in the 2005 Entry Draft. is the official Web site of the Arizona Coyotes. The Arizona Coyotes and are trademarks of IceArizona Hockey Co LLC, NHL, NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL Logos and marks NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 2016 The Arizona Coyotes and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | AdChoices | Contact Us