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Martin Hanzal | Center

Team: Arizona Coyotes
Age / DOB:  (27) / 2/20/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 230
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Martin Hanzal's second goal of the year was all the Coyotes could produce in Thursday's 2-1 loss to Florida.
Hanzal now has an impressive five points in six games, picking up right where he left off before his injury earlier this month by notching a point in both games since his return. The 27-year-old has never exceeded the 40 point mark, but could be worth keeping an eye on if he continues his pace. Oct 30 - 11:35 PM

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Martin Hanzal (lower body) will be back in the Coyotes' lineup on Tuesday.

Hanzal missed three straight games due to the ailment. He has a goal and three points in four contests this season.
Oct 28 - 2:39 PM

Martin Hanzal (lower body) could return to the Arizona lineup as early as Tuesday.

Hanzal suffered an apparent knee injury, although the Coyotes called it a lower body injury, on October 18 and missed all three games this week but will accompany the team on its current road trip. He has skated the last two days and if there are no setbacks, he anticipates playing against Tampa Bay Tuesday. He has a goal and three points in four games but his biggest problem is staying healthy.
Oct 26 - 7:07 AM

Martin Hanzal is still considered day-to-day with a lower body injury.

Hanzal was seen earlier in the week wearing a bandage around his left knee. He has missed the last couple of games. Keep the oft-injured center on reserve for now.
Oct 25 - 6:11 AM

Martin Hanzal (lower body) didn't travel with the Coyotes to Minnesota.

In other words, Hanzal will obviously miss Thursday's game against the Wild. He has a goal and three points in four contests this season.
Oct 22 - 3:48 PM

Martin Hanzal suffered a lower-body injury Saturday night against the Blues.

Hanzal needed to be helped off the ice after a fall. The team is calling him day-to-day and said he'd be re-evaluated Sunday. He played 8:13 in the loss. Hanzal has three points this season.
Oct 19 - 1:02 AM

Martin Hanzal had two assists in Arizona's 7-4 victory over Edmonton.

That gives Hanzal a goal and three points in three games. That's a solid start for him, but at the end of the day, we're projecting that he'll get around 40 points. It's also worth noting that the Coyotes have enjoyed blowouts against the lowly Jets and Oilers so far this season, which has skewed a lot of their player's numbers.
Oct 16 - 7:47 AM

Martin Hanzal scored a goal in Arizona's 6-2 loss to Winnipeg.

Hanzal also had a minus-two rating though in 15:05 minutes of ice time. He reached the 40-point mark in 2013-14 and we're not expecting him to do any better this season.
Oct 10 - 10:11 AM

Martin Hanzal will have to get used to a new linemate now that Radim Vrbata is playing with the Vancouver Canucks.

Hanzal played alongside Max Domi and Henrik Samuelsson during Monday's preseason contest and the results were encouraging. Hanzal had two goals and an assist with the three players each getting a point on all three markers. "I put that line on paper a long time ago in the summer," coach Dave Tippett said. "I was itching to try it. We'll see. Samuelsson has great hands and can be a shooter. Domi's a good passer. Hanz is a guy that goes to the net hard. They got a couple breaks on some pucks tonight, but they were an effective line."
Sep 23 - 9:05 AM

Martin Hanzal scored a pair of goals for the Arizona Coyotes Monday night as they defeated the Kings in a shootout by a score of 5-4 in one of two split-squad preseason contests.

Perennially underrated, Hanzal's biggest career obstacle has been his inability to play a full season, but he showed some chemistry playing with linemates Max Domi and Henrik Samuelsson in this outing. Sam Gagner also found the back of the net in his first game as a member of the Coyotes. Mike Smith played the entire contest in goal and stopped 29 of 33 shots the get credit for a victory.
Sep 23 - 3:17 AM

Injuries have limited Martin Hanzal over the last four campaigns.

Hanzal hasn't played in more than 65 games in a single season over that stretch. "He's a good player when he's a hard, heavy player," Coyotes coach Dave Tippett said. "That's who he has to be. If he doesn't play that way, he's not nearly as effective a player. We expect him to play hard, committed all the time. You just hope that the injury factor doesn't come into play." At this point though, you have to assume that injuries will be a factor when evaluating his potential for the 2014-15 campaign.
Apr 18 - 10:21 AM

Martin Hanzal skated on Saturday but is not expected to play on Sunday as he recovers from a lower body injury.

The injury has kept Hanzal on the sidelines for the last three games. He will finish the season with 15 goals and 40 points, the most points for the feisty Hanzal in his career.
Apr 13 - 8:59 AM

Martin Hanzal (lower body) sat for a second straight game Thursday.

He has been limited to 65 games this season because of injuries. It isn't clear if Hanzal, who has 15 goals and 40 points, will play in either of Phoenix's remaining two games.
Apr 12 - 12:37 PM

Martin Hanzal (lower body) is questionable for Tuesday's game against Columbus.

Hanzal suffered the injury on Friday in Edmonton. While he hit the 40 point mark on March 26 with an assist, Hanzal is in a goal scoring slump as he has not found the back of the net in the last 12 games. He has not skated since the injury so his status will likely be up in the air until game time.
Apr 8 - 10:35 AM

Martin Hanzal is dealing with a lower-body injury.

Hanzal sustained the ailment while playing against Edmonton on Friday. He missed Sunday's practice, but might be on the ice Monday.
Apr 7 - 10:46 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Antoine Vermette
2Martin Hanzal
3Joe Vitale
4Kyle Chipchura
5Justin Hodgman
LW1Mikkel Boedker
2Lauri Korpikoski
3Martin Erat
4Rob Klinkhammer
5Brandon McMillan
RW1Shane Doan
2Sam Gagner
3B.J. Crombeen
4David Moss
D1Oliver Ekman-Larsson
2Keith Yandle
3Zbynek Michalek
4Michael Stone
5Connor Murphy
6David Schlemko
7Chris Summers
G1Mike Smith
2Devan Dubnyk