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Coyotes Recall Yip, Assign Kennedy to AHL

Tuesday, 10.22.2013 / 10:12 AM MT / News
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Coyotes Recall Yip, Assign Kennedy to AHL

Tuesday, October 22, 2013


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

The 5-foot-10, 175-pound Kennedy played in four games with the Coyotes this season collecting 0-2-2 with a plus-two rating. The 27-year-old native of Buffalo, N.Y. has recorded 13-20-33 and 56 penalty minutes (PIM) in 129 career NHL games. Kennedy was originally drafted by the Washington Capitals in the sixth round (181st overall) in the 2005 Entry Draft.

The 6-foot-1, 198-pound Yip has appeared in two games with the Pirates this season, collecting 0-2-2 and two PIM. The 28-year-old native of Vancouver, B.C. has registered 29-27-56 with 130 PIM in 172 career NHL games. Yip was originally drafted by the Colorado Avalanche in the eighth round (239th overall) in the 2004 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