Hanzal left Saturday's game and did not return, but he is skating in warm-ups as expected and will go tonight vs. Nashville. Hanzal will skate on a line with Radim Vrbata and TIm Kennedy. He has seven goals and 19 points in 20 games.
Hanzal (lower-body) will be a game-time decision tonight.
Hanzal left Saturday's contest in the first period and did not return. He practiced this morning on his regular line and also participated on the power-play which is a good sign that he will be in the lineup tonight. Coyotes head coach Dave Tippet said that Hanzal will take part in warm-ups and they will decide then if he will play or not. Hanzal is tied for the team lead with 19 points (7G / 12A).
Hanzal (lower-body) left Saturday's game and did not return.
The extent of Hanzal's injury is not known at this time, but any time he misses will be a big loss for the Coyotes. Hanzal is tied for the team lead in points with 19 (7G / 12A) through 20 games. Monitor his status prior to tomorrow's game vs. Nashville.
Hanzal (illness) is expected to return to the lineup tonight.
Hanzal missed Phoenix's on Tuesday but skated on a line with Lauri Korpikoski and Radim Vrbata in the morning skate which suggests he will play tonight. Phoenix has the NHL's sixth best offence, much to the help of Hanzal's five goals and 14 points in 16 games.
Hanzal returns to the Coyotes lineup after serving his two games suspension.
The Coyotes will receive a big boost tonight when they get their second leading scorer back. Hanzal has five goals and six assists (11 points) in 12 games. He will play on a line with Lauri Korpikoski and Radim Vrbata.
The NHL suspended Phoenix Coyotes forward Martin Hanzal two games for charging Edmonton Oilers defenceman Jedd Petry during a game on Saturday in Arizona.
Hanzal will be eligible to return on Saturday vs. the Sharks. This is a tough break for the Coyotes, Hanzal had been ripping it up as of late. He has five goals and six assists (11 points) in 12 games.
Hanzal has missed the Coyotes last five games with a lower-body injury. He has had a hard time staying healthy this season but when he has been in the lineup he has been productive. Monitor his status prior to puck-drop.
The Coyotes are expected to use the same lineup they used in Saturday’s resounding victory over San Jose. That means center Martin Hanzal will miss his second game in a row because of an upper-body injury he suffered vs. Minnesota last Thursday.
Hanzal likely misses another couple of games. Through 54 games, he scored eight goals and 31 points.