Tuesday, April 13, 2010
TURRIS AMONG 8 RECALLED BY COYOTES
Former Express Kyle Turris was among 8 players the Phoenix Coyotes have called up from their AHL affiliate in San Antonio in preparation for the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Turris played the entire season with the Rampage finishing second in team scoring with 24 goals and 63 points in 76 games. He lead all Rampage players with 39 helpers.
The 3rd overall pick in the 2007 draft was sent to San Antonio in the pre-season. In his first full professional season, Turris managed 8 goals and 12 assists for 20 points in 63 games in 08-09 with the Coyotes.
Phoenix will play their first playoff game since 2002 Wednesday night when they host the defending Western Conference Champion Detroit Red Wings.