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Kyle Chipchura Sent To Portland

GLENDALE, ARIZONA—- Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have assigned forward Kyle Chipchura to the Portland Pirates, the Coyotes American Hockey League affiliate (AHL).

The 6-foot-2, 203 pound Chipchura was signed as an unrestricted free agent on July 19. He appeared in the season opening game at San Jose, skating in 10:39 of ice time. Last season, the Westlock, Alberta native appeared in 40 games with the Anaheim Ducks, collecting two assists.

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And none of the local beat writers have asked “why?”. I want to know why they waived Maclean, and let the Jets have a young prospect for free, only to turn around and wave el chupacabra a week and a half later?

Posted by aaron in phoenix from Section 102 on 10/15/11 at 12:04 AM ET

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