Found September 09, 2013 on
Pro Sports Daily:
From the flash of neon orange on the shaft of his stick to the cachet buried in the four letters on the back of his jersey Coyotes forward Max Domi elicits attention wherever he goes.
And that isn’t about to change any time soon.
This is the first time under coach Dave Tippett’s regime that a first-round pick has been considered for the NHL roster in his draft year. That evaluation won’t be completed until the 18-year-old lines up next to the veterans in training camp but the buzz is a refreshing change for a team that doesn’t usually mull over offensive upstarts.
“Obviously everyone wants to make the team right away” Domi said. “I’m pretty much prepared to say I’ll do whatever it takes to make the team.”
Assessing Domi against NHL standards this early came at the expense of a playoff season. Twelfth where the Coyotes grabbed him is the highest they’ve drafted since they took defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson sixth overall in 2009.
“That’s part of it but Max is a dynamic player”
BEST OF MAXIM
GLENDALE, Ariz. Coyotes general manager Don Maloney said Monday that the team has had preliminary conversations about a contact extension for forward Radim Vrbata, who is entering the final year of a three-year 9 million deal.
That is significant news in its own right, although nothing is imminent. But check out what Maloney said about the possibility of extending Vrbata.
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The Phoenix Coyotes have re-signed left wing Mikkel Boedker to a two-year contract the team announced Saturday.
TSN reports it has an annual average value of $2.55 million.
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GLENDALE, Ariz. As training camp drew close while the contract impasse with Mikkel Boedker remained, there was palpable concern within the Coyotes fan base.Would this be another Kyle Turris situation?
A two-year deal on Saturday dispelled that concern, but only part of it.
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