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Coyotes Recall Murphy, Assign Szwarz to AHL

Monday, 01.27.2014 / 1:08 PM MT / News
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Coyotes Recall Murphy, Assign Szwarz to AHL

Monday, January 27, 2014


GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have recalled defenseman Connor Murphy and assigned forward Jordan Szwarz to the Portland Pirates, the club’s American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate.

The 6-foot-3, 190-pound Murphy has registered 1-7-8 and 10 penalty minutes (PIM) in 21 games with the Coyotes this season. He has also posted 0-6-6 and 11 PIM in 18 games with Portland. The 20-year-old native of Boston, Mass. made his NHL debut this season on Nov. 16 vs. Tampa Bay. Murphy was originally drafted by the Coyotes in the first round (20th overall) in the 2011 Entry Draft.

The 5-foot-11, 200-pound Szwarz has recorded 3-0-3 with 19 PIM in 26 games with the Coyotes in 2013-14. He has also totaled 4-3-7 and 15 PIM in 12 games with the Pirates. The 22-year-old native of Burlington, Ont. made his NHL debut on October 29, 2013. Szwarz was originally drafted by the Coyotes in the fourth round (97th overall) in the 2009 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