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Michael Stone | Defenseman

Team: Arizona Coyotes
Age / DOB:  (24) / 6/7/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 210
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Michael Stone picked up his first assist of the season on Saturday.
The defenseman has seven goals already this season so it was a huge anomaly that he had yet to pick up an assist. He has been an offensive surprise this season and is worth keeping in the lineup if he continues to score. Sun, Dec 1, 2013 08:12:00 AM

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Michael Stone scored a goal in Phoenix's 4-3 overtime loss to Colorado Thursday night.

Needing a lift in the second period, the Coyotes got one from red-hot Stone. He took a cross-ice pass from Kyle Chipchura, stepped into a big shot one step inside the red line, whistled the puck through the legs of Andre Benoit and beat Semyon Varlamov to the stick side at 17:10. Stone's goal was his fourth in the past three games and seventh of the season, tying him with Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators for the most among NHL defensemen. Surprising is that Stone has no assists this season, just seven goals. He shooting percentage is stunning 24,1. Martin Hanzal and Antoine Vermette also scored for the Coyotes.
Fri, Nov 22, 2013 03:52:00 AM

Quietly, Michael Stone of the Phoenix Coyotes is emerging as one of the top goal-scoring defensemen in the NHL.

Among NHL defensemen, Stone now ranks tied for second with six goals. Only Ottawa’s Erik Karlsson has scored more (seven). "It’s mostly a confidence thing," Stone said when asked to explain his scoring tear this season. "I’ve been able to be an offensive player mostly at every level I’ve played at, so I think it’s just continuing to build that."
Source: nhl.com
Mon, Nov 18, 2013 09:46:00 AM

Michael Stone scored his sixth goal of the season and third in his last two games on Saturday.

The defenseman has yet to get an assist this season but has been a pleasant surprise for his fantasy owners. His goal was on the power play and was his second power play goal in 15 games this season. With four goals in his last five games as well, he is going to be tough to ignore on the waiver wire.
Sun, Nov 17, 2013 08:08:00 AM

Defenseman Michael Stone scored a pair of goals for the Coyotes in Thursday's 5-4 shootout loss to Chicago.

The goals bring Stone's total to five on the season, but in a peculiar turn of events he has yet to record an assist. Shane Doan and Lauri Korpikoski also picked up markers for Phoenix in the loss.
Thu, Nov 14, 2013 11:17:00 PM

Michael Stone scored a goal in Phoenix's 5-2 loss to Anaheim Wednesday evening.

It was Stone's third goal and third point of the season with a plus-3 rating. Veteran forward Shane Doan also scored for the Coyotes in the game.
Thu, Nov 7, 2013 04:28:00 AM

Michael Stone potted a goal in his first game back after being a healthy scratch since October 15.

The defenseman had missed the previous four games but now has two goals with no assists in six games.
Sun, Oct 27, 2013 10:07:00 AM

Michael Stone netted his first goal of the season on Thursday.

Stone was playing in just his second game of the season. He had five goals and nine points in 40 contests in 2013. He's worth keeping an eye on because he does have some offensive upside despite those numbers, but we can't recommend owning him in standard leagues at this time.
Fri, Oct 11, 2013 10:51:00 AM

The Phoenix Coyotes expect Michael Stone to continue to grow this season.

"He plays all situations," coach Dave Tippett said. "He's played some power play for us. He's a shot-blocker on the penalty kill. He's a player I really feel will take a step forward this year. We're looking for big things from him. He reminds me of a younger Adrian Aucoin. The way he plays the game, a right-handed shot, smart player who plays well positionally -- just a solid all-around player." In 40 games last season, Stone generated nine points, 89 hits, 64 blocks and a plus-2 rating.
Mon, Aug 26, 2013 05:27:00 PM

Michael Stone has inked a three-year extension with the Phoenix Coyotes.

Stone had five goals and nine points in 40 games last season. He was a restricted free agent.
Fri, Jul 5, 2013 01:08:00 PM

The Phoenix Coyotes have summoned Michael Stone from the minors.

Stone has no points and four penalty minutes in 10 games this season. He does have some offensive upside though, so he is worth keeping an eye on.
Fri, Feb 22, 2013 05:08:00 PM

Michael Stone has been reassigned to the minors.

In 10 contests with the Coyotes this season, Stone has no points, 17 hits, 12 blocks and 13 shots. He also has a minus-5 rating.
Wed, Feb 13, 2013 01:23:00 PM

The Phoenix Coyotes have recalled Michael Stone from the minors.

Stone was sent down by the Coyotes on Thursday and has now been recalled to provide depth on the Phoenix blueline. He had three points in 13 games with Phoenix last season in what was his NHL debut. He has little-to-no fantasy value.
Mon, Jan 21, 2013 08:41:00 PM

Michael Stone has been sent to the minors.

Stone has six goals and 22 points in 31 AHL games this season. He had three points in 13 contests with the Phoenix Coyotes in 2011-12.
Fri, Jan 18, 2013 06:30:00 PM

Michael Stone had a goal and an assist in the Portland Pirates' 2-1 win over the Adirondack Phantoms.

Stone has five goals and 17 points in 26 AHL games this season. He made his NHL debut last season and ended up with a goal and three points in 13 games with the Phoenix Coyotes.
Sat, Dec 29, 2012 10:38:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Sam Gagner
2Antoine Vermette
3Martin Hanzal
4Joe Vitale
5Kyle Chipchura
LW1Mikkel Boedker
2Lauri Korpikoski
3Martin Erat
4Rob Klinkhammer
5Brandon McMillan
6Max Domi
RW1Shane Doan
2B.J. Crombeen
3David Moss
4Alexandre Bolduc
5Jordan Szwarz
D1Oliver Ekman-Larsson
2Keith Yandle
3Zbynek Michalek
4Michael Stone
5David Schlemko
6Brandon Gormley
7Chris Summers
8Andrew Campbell
G1Mike Smith
2Devan Dubnyk