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Mikkel Boedker | Winger

Team: Arizona Coyotes
Age / DOB:  (24) / 12/16/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 211
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Coyotes coach Dave Tippett is hoping that the hot Mikkel Boedker can be consistent this season.
Boedker has started the season on a three-game point streak, scoring five goals and six points in that span. "He's had great stretches the last couple years and then gone quiet for a while," Tippett said. "His challenge is to keep his game – and I'm not just talking about goals and points – I'm talking about his competitive nature, like being a factor in the game and if he can continue to do that night-in, night-out, he's going to be a very good player for us." It's worth noting that Boedker is set to become a restricted free agent this summer, so a breakout campaign would benefit him immensely. Oct 16 - 7:43 AM

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Mikkel Boedker recorded his first career hat-trick and added an assist in Arizona's 7-4 beat-down of Edmonton on Wednesday night.

Boedker iced the game with an empty netter in a massive four point outing where he was also a plus three with four hits. Boedker now has five goals, tied with Wayne Simmonds for second in the NHL at the end of Wednesday night's action. Boedker is a restricted free-agent next season so he has plenty of incentive to have a big year coming off last year's breakout season.
Source: NHL.com
Oct 16 - 1:29 AM

The Arizona Coyotes are counting on Mikkel Boedker to live up to his 2013-14 breakout performance.

Boedker had 19 goals and 51 points in 82 games last season. "As he continues to emerge or grow as a player, more opportunity comes his way and with more opportunity, we're hoping for more results," coach Dave Tippett said. "His skill set is excellent. I think he's just had to continue to mature into a good NHL player, and that's what you're seeing right now. He's going to be a valuable player on our team." We agree that he's a valuable player for Arizona, but we think his upside might be stunted given the lack of top-tier skilled forwards for him to play with. All the same, he might approach the 60-point mark this season.
Oct 1 - 7:15 AM

Mikkel Boedker picked up two assists in Denmark's 4-1 World Hockey Championship win over Italy.

He went pointless in the team's previous two games. Boedker earned three helpers in seven contests last year at the tournament.
May 13 - 3:16 PM

Mikkel Boedker is in line for a big contract if he can replicate his recent success.

Boedker took a step forward in the 2013 campaign, recording 26 points in 48 games, but the Coyotes didn't want to ink him to a long-term contract in the summer of 2013. Instead, the restricted free agent ended up with a two-year, $5.1 million contract. However, Boedker moved himself closer to a big contract by scoring 19 goals and 51 points in 82 games in 2013-14. "He took real positive steps," Coyotes coach Dave Tippett said. "There's still steps for him to grow — his board work, his 200-foot game — there's areas of growth there. But he's gone from being a young player, a player who wasn't sure if he could do it, to a player who knows he can do it now, and he (has) good skill, committed, good teammate, all the things you like in a player."
Apr 24 - 9:40 AM

Mikkel Boedker picked up an assist in Phoenix's 2-1 shootout loss on Tuesday.

Boedker has recorded at least one point in six of his last eight contests. That's brought him up to 19 goals and 48 points in 76 games this season.
Apr 2 - 9:52 AM

Mikkel Boedker was the lone scorer for the Coyotes, who came up short in a 3-1 loss to the Wild on Saturday night.

Boedker has been a solid forward for the Coyotes, putting up 19 goals and 47 points on the season, both of which are easily career highs. Shane Doan and Oliver Ekman-Larsson got the assists on the goal.
Mar 29 - 11:46 PM

Mikkel Boedker notched a goal and an assist as Phoenix drove past Pittsburgh 3-2 on Tuesday night.

Boedker now has 18 goals and 46 points through 73 games. The 24 year old also has five points in his past five games.
Mar 25 - 10:47 PM

Mikkel Boedker scored a goal in Phoenix's 4-3 shootout win on Monday.

It was Boedker's first goal since Jan. 24. He has 16 goals and 40 points in 65 games this season.
Mar 11 - 10:08 AM

Mikkel Boedker was on the scoresheet for the sixth time in eight games, recording an assist in the Coyotes’ loss to the Blues Tuesday night.

Boedker has four goals and four assists in that span, to go along with 32 points in 46 games.
Jan 14 - 11:46 PM

Mikkel Boedker had a goal in Phoenix's 4-1 loss to Minnesota Thursday night.

Boedker's career-best 14th goal was his fourth in the past five games and his sixth point in the same span. Veteran forward Shane Doan and defenseman Michael Stone assisted the lone goal.
Jan 10 - 3:54 AM

Mikkel Boedker enjoyed a two-point night, but the Coyotes fell 5-3 to the Flyers on Saturday night.

Just like that, 41 games in, Boedker has a career-high in goals (12) and is one point shy (27) of his career high in that department, too. Rob Klinkhammer and Lauri Korpikoski scored the other goals for Phoenix. Connor Murphy assisted twice.
Jan 4 - 11:27 PM

Mikkel Boedker was the only Phoenix Coyotes player who managed to score a goal on Tuesday, as Montreal won 3-1.

He has 10 goals and 22 points in 33 games this season. He's been heating up lately, with three tallies and one helper for four points in four games.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 01:50:00 AM

Fantasy players may wish to pay attention to the Phoenix Coyotes' Mikkel Boedker.

His coach certainly is. Boedker scored his first two goals on home ice during Phoenix's 6-3 win on Thursday and Coyotes coach Dave Tippett thinks there be many more to come from the rigt winger. Boedker already has three goals and six points this month after a quiet November in which he had only six points. The jump in production could be attributed to more shots, a directive issued to Boedker by the coaching staff. "If he can get time and space to shoot it, he’s a dangerous player," Tippett said. A switch in position also has helped. "He’s our leading scorer five-on-five," Tippett said. "He’s around a lot of the play. He’s quietly chipping in some points. I think the move from left wing to right wing has been good for him. It just seems like he’s more comfortable over there and has the ability to do more things with the puck."
Sat, Dec 14, 2013 10:08:00 AM

Mikkel Boedker scored twice in Phoenix's 6-3 win on Thursday.

Boedker has nine goals and 21 points in 31 contests in 2013-14. That puts him just seven points shy of his career-high, set in 2008-09.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 10:40:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Antoine Vermette
2Martin Hanzal
3Joe Vitale
4Kyle Chipchura
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