Arizona Coyotes President of Hockey Operations and General Manager John Chayka announced today that defenseman Jakob Chychrun has been assigned to the Tucson Roadrunners, the Coyotes American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, for conditioning purposes. Chychrun suffered a knee injury prior to the start of training camp.

The 19-year-old Chychrun registered 7-13-20 and 47 penalty minutes (PIM) in 68 games with the Coyotes last season.