Thread: Recalled/Assigned: Coyotes send 29 to Portland
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09-16-2012, 03:56 PM
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Originally Posted by awfulwaffle View Post
I'm too drunk to find it, but there was a tweet earlier that Maloney didn't want to send him to the AHL, but OEL actually requested it. I think it would be good for Gormley, and the other defenseman in our system.

And if he can't play hockey anywhere else, why not? It's ice time, and he can stay in shape.
That makes sense, especially since he accepted his demotion to the minors during his rookie season instead of going back to Sweden like his contract allowed. I guess he still feels playing on North American ice will benefit him more.

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