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Michael Latta | Center | #17

Team: Arizona Coyotes
Age / DOB:  (26) / 5/25/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 207
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 3 (72) / NAS
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Michael Latta has inked a one-year, two-way deal with the Arizona Coyotes.
Latta had five goals, 22 points, and 128 penalty minutes in 61 AHL games last season. The 26-year-old is likely to start the 2017-18 campaign in the minors. Jul 5 - 2:02 PM
Source: NHL.com

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Michael Latta was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday for Cameron Schilling.

Latta will report to AHL Rockford. The 25-year-old had posted six points and 67 PIMs in 29 games for AHL Ontario prior to the deal. He has not played in the NHL yet this season.
Jan 21 - 7:07 PM

Michael Latta will start the 2016-17 campaign in the minors.

He was assigned to the Ontario Reign on Tuesday. Latta posted seven points and 50 penalty minutes in 43 games with Washington last season.
Tue, Oct 11, 2016 06:45:00 PM

Michael Latta has signed a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Kings.

He will make $600,000 on a one-way contract, according to a team source. Latta had seven points and 50 penalty minutes in 43 games with Washington last year. He will probably be a bottom-six forward for the Kings.
Fri, Jul 1, 2016 02:29:00 PM

Michael Latta won't get a qualifying offer from Washington, according to his agent.

The Capitals acquired Lars Eller at the NHL Entry Draft from Montreal, so it seems like they believe Latta can be let go. He suited up in 43 games with Washington last season and he picked up seven points along with 50 penalty minutes.
Mon, Jun 27, 2016 04:54:00 PM

It's unclear where Michael Latta will fit in the Capitals' lineup next season.

He is a restricted free agent after playing in 43 games this past campaign. Latta contributed seven points and 50 penalty minutes. He was in the lineup just two times after the trade deadline and he appeared in four playoff contests. Latta could be back on the fourth line in 2016-17 with Mike Richards expected to leave via free agency.
Mon, Jun 20, 2016 10:11:00 AM

Michael Latta will be a healthy scratch on Saturday for the Penguins.

He will sit for the 11th straight playoff game. He will likely only see any playoff action in the event of an injury. Mike Weber and Stanislav Galiev will join him as healthy scratches.
Source: nhl.com
Sat, May 7, 2016 07:18:00 PM

Michael Latta returned to action on Tuesday April 5.

Latta collected 4:49 of ice time while collecting 7 PIMs in the contest. The 24 year-old has played in 42 games this season while collecting three goals and seven points.
Wed, Apr 6, 2016 02:34:00 AM

Michael Latta has not seen the ice since February 22.

Latta had the flu in February but he has been a healthy scratch ever since as the Capitals have been healthy. Latta will become a restricted free agent at the end of the season but he will likely re-sign with Washington as he is enjoying his time in the nation's capital. He has three goals and seven points in 41 games.
Sun, Mar 27, 2016 11:44:00 AM

Michael Latta has caught a flu bug that's been making it's way through the Capitals' locker room.

Latta is doubtful for Friday's game as a result. He has three goals and seven points in 41 games this season.
Fri, Feb 26, 2016 03:26:00 PM

Michael Latta will be the odd man out Saturday night when the Capitals visit the Dallas Stars

Latta has appeared in 37 games and scored three goals, six points and 38 penalty minutes.
Sat, Feb 13, 2016 07:54:00 PM

Michael Latta, Zach Sill, and Ryan Stanton were scratched from Sunday's tilt with the Rangers.

Of the three, only Latta has a modicum of fantasy value with 31 PIMs and 42 hits in 29 games thus far.
Sun, Jan 17, 2016 06:07:00 PM

Michael Latta is scratched in Thursday's game against the Vancouver Canucks.

The 24-year-old missed the last game because of an arm injury, but he was supposed to be fit enough to play on tonight. Mike Richards will also watch the game from the press box.
Source: NHL.com
Thu, Jan 14, 2016 07:06:00 PM

Michael Latta is slated to play Thursday after he was a late scratch on Sunday night due to an arm injury.

The ailment has been lingering since he was hurt in a fight with Buffalo's Nicolas Deslauriers back on Dec. 28.
Tue, Jan 12, 2016 03:30:00 PM

Michael Latta and Ryan Stanton will be scratched from Tuesday's match with Boston.

Stanton has yet to make an appearance this season, but Latta has been marginally effective through 26 games. He's posted six points, 31 PIMs, and 37 hits. Which isn't quite enough to warrant a spot on your roster.
Source: Matt Kalman
Tue, Jan 5, 2016 06:24:00 PM

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