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Coyotes Assign Yip to AHL

Monday, 10.14.2013 / 12:21 PM MT / News
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Coyotes Assign Yip to AHL

Monday, October 14, 2013


GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have assigned forward Brandon Yip to the Portland Pirates (AHL), the club’s American Hockey League affiliate.

Last season, the 6-foot-1, 198-pound Yip recorded 3-5-8 and 26 penalty minutes (PIM) in 34 games with the Nashville Predators.

In parts of four NHL seasons with Nashville and the Colorado Avalanche, the 28-year-old native of Vancouver, British Columbia has played in 172 regular season games, recording 29-27-56 and 130 PIM. He has also appeared in 16 Stanley Cup playoff games, totaling 3-3-6 and 12 PIM.

Yip was originally drafted by the Avalanche in the eighth round (239th overall) in the 2004 NHL 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 © 2015 The Arizona Coyotes and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | AdChoices | Contact Us