Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have re-assigned forwards Mikkel Boedker and Jeff Hoggan to their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the San Antonio Rampage.
Boedker, 20, has appeared in 14 games for the Coyotes this season, recording 1-2-3. He has also registered 5-12-17 in 36 games with San Antonio. The 5-foot-11, 200-pound forward recorded 11-17-28 and 18 penalty minutes (PIM) in 78 games with Phoenix during the 2008-09 season. As a rookie, Boedker ranked 9th on the team overall in scoring while leading all Coyotes rookies in goals, assists, points, games played, shots (116) and average time on ice (15:32) and ranked T-2nd among all NHL rookies in game-winning goals (3). Boedker has appeared in 92 career NHL games, recording 12-19-31 and 18 PIM. He was Phoenix’s first choice (1st round, 8th overall) in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
Hoggan, 32, has appeared in four games with the Coyotes this season. He has also recorded 8-14-22 and 27 PIM in 43 games with San Antonio. Last season, the 6-foot-1, 193-pound Hoggan appeared in four games with the Coyotes and registered an assist. He also collected 22-13-35 and 64 PIM in 60 games with the Rampage and led the team in goals. In 107 career NHL games with St. Louis, Boston and the Coyotes, Hoggan has collected 2-9-11 and 76 PIM. A native of Hope, British Columbia, Hoggan signed as a free agent with the Coyotes on July 15, 2008.