News:David Rundblad was sent down to the AHL on Tuesday.
Analysis:David Rundblad was recalled Saturday as the flu bug swept through the Phoenix locker room, but it looks as though the team is healthy and Rundblad's presence is no longer needed for depth. He has one point in eight games at the NHL level this season.
News: The Coyotes recalled David Rundblad and Alexandre Bolduc from AHL Portland on Saturday, the team's official website reports.
Analysis:David Rundblad has one point in eight games with the Coyotes this season and is the leading scorer among defensemen for AHL Portland. The former first-round pick is unlikely to see enough of the ice to register a fantasy impact this year, even in deeper leagues.
News:David Rundblad was assigned to AHL Portland on Friday.
Analysis:David Rundblad has been a healthy scratch for the team's last five games, and the team decided to give his roster spot to Rob Klinkhammer on Friday.
News: The Coyotes have recalled David Rundblad from AHL Portland.
Analysis:David Rundblad has played in three games so far this season for the Coyotes. He has collected 6-19-25 and 16 penalty minutes in 34 games this season for the Portland Pirates.
News:David Rundblad was sent down to AHL Portland on Tuesday.
Analysis:David Rundblad has played in three games for the Coyotes this season. He's spent much of his time since the season started being promoted, demoted and healthy scratched, which can't be good for his development. In 32 AHL games, the blueliner has 23 points, so the talent is still there -- it's just a matter of when he'll be able to channel it into NHL production.
News: The Coyotes have recalled David Rundblad, Dave Vest, the team's news director reports.
Analysis:David Rundblad was a healthy scratch for the Coyotes' first two games before being sent to the AHL on Jan. 21.
News: The Coyotes sent David Rundblad back to the AHL affiliate in Portland on Monday, the team's communicator director Rich Nairn reports.
Analysis:David Rundblad skated to a minus-2 rating in the Coyotes' season opener before being a healthy scratch Sunday against Chicago, and will return to Portland where he has 16 points in 30 games. Michael Stone will fill his place on the NHL roster.
News:David Rundblad says he's improved his defensive game after he realized he wouldn't get a shot with the big club until he became stronger playing in his own end, the Arizona Republic reports. "If I want to play up here, I had to be better at it," Rundblad said. "I had no choice. I've always been an offensive guy and always been good with the puck."
Analysis:David Rundblad's offense hasn't suffered even with his increased focus on developing his defensive game as he chipped in 23 points in 32 games with the Pirates of the AHL. Rundblad is one of four Pirates called up for training camp with the Coyotes, who will have to trim their roster from 25 to 23 for the start of the season.
News:David Rundblad will join the Coyotes for training camp, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.
Analysis:David Rundblad has 23 points (six goals) in 32 games for the Portland Pirates of the AHL.