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Lucas Lessio | Winger

Team: Arizona Coyotes
Age / DOB:  (22) / 1/23/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 206

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Lucas Lessio has been sent to the minors.
Lessio has two goals and five points in 26 contests in 2014-15. Arizona has already used three of its four available post-trade deadline callups on paper transactions (players demoted and immediately recalled to make them AHL playoff eligible) so the odds of Lessio being summoned before the end of the campaign aren't great. Mar 3 - 10:49 AM

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Lucas Lessio picked up an assist in Arizona's 5-2 loss to Colorado.

Lessio has two goals and five points in 22 games this season. He has the potential to be a factor offensively in future seasons, but he's not worth picking up for the rest of 2014-15 in standard leagues.
Feb 17 - 10:32 AM

Lucas Lessio has been called up by Arizona.

He scored his first NHL goal last Tuesday in a 6-1 loss to Chicago. Lessio has two points and 13 shots in nine matches this campaign with the Coyotes.
Jan 26 - 5:55 PM

Lucas Lessio has been sent to the minors.

Lessio might be recalled in time for Arizona's next game on Jan. 27. He has a goal and an assist in nine contests with the Coyotes.
Jan 21 - 1:02 PM

Lucas Lessio scored the only Arizona goal in a 6-1 trouncing at the hands of the Blackhawks Tuesday.

Lessio has been a reliable scorer at the AHL level, but has yet to see that translate to the NHL game. Given the struggles experienced by the Coyotes, he should receive every opportunity to find his game at the highest level.
Jan 21 - 2:04 AM

Lucas Lessio and BJ Crombeen will flank the fourth line Tuesday night against Chicago.

Lessio's an intriguing talent with 72 points in 90 career AHL games, but he's found the net just once in 11 NHL games. Crombeen meanwhile has 48 PIMs and 35 hits in 31 games this season. They'll skate on either side of Joe Vitale.
Jan 20 - 8:06 PM

Lucas Lessio will sit out Sunday's tilt with the Winnipeg Jets as BJ Crombeen tags in.

Lessio's an intriguing emerging talent for the Coyotes with 72 points in 90 career games with AHL Portland, but he's only managed a single point through 11 NHL games. Wait until he gets hot. Crombeen however has 48 PIMs and 33 hits in just 30 games this season, so if your league rewards those categories, pick him up for a boost.
Jan 18 - 6:56 PM

Lucas Lessio's assist on Mikkel Boedker's goal Saturday was his first point in his NHL career.

Lessio was drafted in the second round of the 2011 draft and Saturday's game was only his seventh contest in the NHL. He had nine goals and 16 points in 26 AHL games before his recall on Tuesday.
Jan 11 - 7:08 AM

Lucas Lessio will skate to the left of Sam Gagner and Mikkel Boedker on their second line Thursday night against the Jets.

They 21 year old Lessio has yet to record a point during his first six career NHL games, but he does have 60 points in 95 career AHL games for Portland.
Jan 8 - 8:16 PM

The Arizona Coyotes have called up Lucas Lessio.

Lessio has nine goals and 16 points in 26 AHL contests in 2014-15. Since being taken in the second round of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, Lessio has played in six NHL games.
Jan 5 - 12:13 PM

Lucas Lessio has been demoted to the minors.

He suited up in three games with the Coyotes last week. Lessio played a high of 10:43 of ice time in Sunday's 2-1 loss to Anaheim and he registered two shots on goal.
Mon, Nov 24, 2014 03:53:00 PM

Lucas Lessio has been recalled from the minors by the Arizona Coyotes.

Lessio has eight points in 14 games with the Portland Pirates of the American Hockey League.
Sat, Nov 15, 2014 03:32:00 PM

Lucas Lessio has been cut from Arizona's training camp roster.

Lessio had 29 goals and 54 points in 69 AHL games in 2013-14. It wouldn't be surprising if Lessio was one of the first players the Coyotes' called up in the event of an injury.
Fri, Oct 3, 2014 10:00:00 AM

In retrospect, Lucas Lessio agrees with the Coyotes' decision to send him to the minors last season.

It was Lessio's first full season at the pro level and he ended up excelling in the AHL with 29 goals and 54 points in 69 games. He's worth keeping an eye on during training camp this year as he might end up earning a regular spot with the team.
Wed, Sep 17, 2014 06:23:00 AM

Lucas Lessio has a better shot of playing more often with the Coyotes this season.

Lessio made the Coyotes out of training camp last season but played only three games with nary a point before the team sent him to the minors for the remainder of the season. The 21-year-old second round pick in the 2011 Draft had 29 goals and 53 points for Portland of the AHL in 69 games in his first full professional season. He did get a cup of coffee in the AHL the previous year after finishing his junior career with the Oshawa Generals of the AHL.
Sat, Sep 13, 2014 05:54:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Antoine Vermette
2Martin Hanzal
3Boyd Gordon
4Brad Richardson
5Joe Vitale
LW1Mikkel Boedker
2Tobias Rieder
3Lucas Lessio
4Kyle Chipchura
5John Scott
RW1Shane Doan
2Steve Downie
3Jordan Szwarz
4Henrik Samuelsson
D1Oliver Ekman-Larsson
2Nicklas Grossmann
3Michael Stone
4Brandon Gormley
5Connor Murphy
6Zbynek Michalek
7Klas Dahlbeck
8Andrew Campbell
9Chris Pronger
G1Mike Smith
2Anders Lindback