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Martin Hanzal | Center

Team: Arizona Coyotes
Age / DOB:  (27) / 2/20/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 226
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Martin Hanzal made his return from an upper body injury on Thursday night, collecting eight hits and two minor penalties in Arizona's 4-1 loss to Calgary.
Hanzal, who hadn't played since Jan. 3rd, was a wrecking ball out there during his 17:14 of ice time. He now has 29 PIMs and 94 hits on the season, his hits are good for third on the team behind Michael Stone and Shane Doan. Combine that with Hanzal's seven goal and 22 points, he's a quality depth player that rewards hits and PIMs as well. Jan 16 - 1:21 AM

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Martin Hanzal is expected to return form an upper-body injury on Thursday.

He has missed the last four games due to the ailment. Hanzal has seven goals and 22 points in 31 contests this year. He ranks third in the league with 57.9 winning percentage on faceoffs.
Jan 14 - 6:06 PM

Martin Hanzal (upper body) will not play on Saturday.

It will be the third straight game the injury-prone center has missed. He has seven goals and 22 points in 31 games but is a better fantasy option in daily transaction pools rather than weekly ones as he is injured way too much.
Jan 10 - 7:22 AM

Martin Hanzal to miss Thursday game against the Winnipeg Jets with an upper body injury.

Coach Dave Tippett isn't sure about Hanzal's status, but the Coyotes should know more soon.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 8 - 8:12 PM

Martin Hanzal (upper body) is being examined doctors.

Coach Dave Tippett isn't sure about Hanzal's status, but the Coyotes should know more soon. He missed Tuesday's 6-0 loss to St. Louis because of an upper-body injury.
Jan 7 - 3:25 PM

Martin Hanzal is officially listed as day-to-day with an upper body injury.

There aren't any more details to share, but we'll keep you posted as the story develops. He is listed as day-to-day.
Jan 6 - 8:49 PM

Martin Hanzal did not skate in warm ups Tuesday night, and is not expected to play against the Blues.

Hanzal already has minimal fantasy value, so a mystery illness or injury won't help the cause.
Jan 6 - 8:45 PM

Martin Hanzal had a goal and three assists on Saturday in the Coyotes 6-3 win over Columbus.

All three assists were picked up with the man advantage as Hanzal tied a career high in points for a single game. Hanzal is playing hurt and was unavailable after the game as he was getting treatment. Hanzal has seven goals and 22 points in 31 games this season and has been hot of late with a goal and seven helpers in his last five. He is worth selecting but a word of caution: he gets hurt a lot.
Jan 4 - 6:02 AM

In his first game back since his baby girl was born, Martin Hanzal produced nice fantasy stats, although they weren't enough as the Arizona Coyotes fell 4-2 to the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday.

Hanzal scored one goal, sat in the penalty box twice for four PIM, fired two SOG and delivered two hits in a busy 17 minutes of ice time. This broke a five-game pointless drought and represented his first goal since his Nov. 14 hat trick.
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 07:49:00 PM

A night after his child was born, Martin Hanzal was able to make it so he'll play for the Arizona Coyotes against the Los Angeles Kings.

The category-stuffing center could help in deeper leagues, at least if you're bereft of many center options. Adjust your lineups accordingly.
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 03:47:00 PM

Martin Hanzal and his wife are the proud parents of a baby girl.

Natalia was born on Friday and if Hanzal is not in the Coyotes lineup on Saturday in Los Angeles, you know the reason why. Congratulations to the Hanzal family on the addition to the family.
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 06:53:00 AM

Martin Hanzal's wife is expecting to deliver a baby on Friday, and may be the reason why Hanzal missing Saturday's game in LA.

Hanzal has 13 points in 24 games this season with 62 hits and 19 PIMs. He's second only to captain Shane Doan in hits on the team.
Source: Dave Vest
Fri, Dec 19, 2014 08:54:00 PM

Martin Hanzal will return Tuesday night after missing time with a lower body injury.

He'll lineup between Rob Klinkhammer and Martin Erat on Arizona's third line. Despite missing seven of the team's first 22 games, Hanzal is still fifth on the team in scoring with 11 points. "When he’s in, your lineup just fits better. We kept him away a couple of extra day purposely to rest, but he skated hard [Monday] and he looked good this morning," Coach Tippett said.
Source: NHL.com
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 08:32:00 PM

Martin Hanzal will miss Sunday's game against Anaheim with a lower body injury, per Coach Tippett.

Hanzal did skate Sunday morning, which is encouraging. Coach Tippett "thinks Tuesday's game is a possibility if Hanzal keeps progressing."
Sun, Nov 23, 2014 05:46:00 PM

Martin Hanzal (lower body) is not playing Saturday night against the Sharks.

Hanzal was considered a game-time decision. He has now missed three games with the injury. The veteran has five goals and 11 points this season. Rob Klinkhammer and Chris Summers are the team's other scratches.
Sat, Nov 22, 2014 10:10:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Antoine Vermette
2Martin Hanzal
3Joe Vitale
4Kyle Chipchura
LW1Mikkel Boedker
2Lauri Korpikoski
3Martin Erat
4Lucas Lessio
5Tobias Rieder
6Brandon McMillan
RW1Shane Doan
2Sam Gagner
3B.J. Crombeen
4David Moss
D1Oliver Ekman-Larsson
2Keith Yandle
3Zbynek Michalek
4Michael Stone
5Connor Murphy
6Chris Summers
7Andrew Campbell
G1Mike Smith
2Mike McKenna