Coyotes C Martin Hanzal (upper body) will not start the Coyotes' season-ending 4-game road trip w/the team. He may join them at some point.
The Score "After knocking the opposing teams' captains out of Saturday's game between the Philadelphia Flyers and Arizona Coyotes, Radko Gudas and Martin Hanzal will both avoid discipline from the league and not have hearings for their hits, a source told Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer. Coyotes..." March 27
The Score "The Arizona Coyotes will welcome back Martin Hanzal on Thursday against the Calgary Flames. Hanzal's missed 11 of the last 12 games due to a lower-body injury, last suiting up on Dec. 19. "It's been a while," Hanzal said, according to azcentral sports' Sarah McLellan. Hanzal's been..." January 07
Arizona Republic "Concern was certainly an appropriate reaction last week when Coyotes center Martin Hanzal was sidelined with a lower-body injury. Not only had Hanzal been a lightning rod for offense in his first nine games, pacing the entire league in assists with 10 before sitting out the Oct.27 game against..." November 05
#Coyotes center Martin Hanzal skated with teammates today and says he is optimistic he will play Thursday vs. Colorado.
Hanzal has a lower-body injury and will not return.
Fox Sports Arizona "Coyotes strength and conditioning coordinator J.P. Major paid a visit to Martin Hanzal in the Czech Republic last month to check in on Hanzal's progress after back surgery. "I think he's more famous than me," Hanzal joked. "I've seen more stories about him lately." Hanzal should retake the..." August 18
UPDATE: G.M. Don Maloney says center Martin Hanzal will have back surgery and the likelihood of him playing again this season is "remote."
Sportsnet "No general manager has been more vocal about his eagerness to deal than the Arizona Coyotes. Don Maloney appeared on Ottawa radio Friday and said captain Shane Doan was the only “untouchable” on his roster. Following up on his Hockey Night in Canada report that the competition has been..." February 03
Visentin is indeed starting tonight. Doesn't look like Smith will play either game. Hanzal won't go tonight. Maybe tomorrow.
Pro Hockey Talk "The Phoenix Coyotes lost hulking center Martin Hanzal for the night on Friday, as he suffered a lower-body injury against the Edmonton Oilers. There is no further information regarding how serious that issue might be. The big 27-year-old has dealt with issues on-and-off this season, missing..." April 05
Vancouver Sun "There appears to be some bad blood between the Vancouver Canucks and Phoenix Coyote centre Martin Hanzal, who achieved the dubious distinction of injuring three Canuck forwards in one period nine days ago. Hanzal used his stick to take out Henrik Sedin, Mike Santorelli and David Booth in the..." January 26
USA Today "Phoenix Coyotes center Martin Hanzal was responsible for three injuries on Thursday night to Vancouver Canucks players. On Friday, the NHL fined him $5,000 for the third incident, a high-sticking infraction against Canucks forward David Booth. Booth did not return after being high-sticked..." January 18
Tippett said Hanzal will take pregame skate and see how feels but looks like he'll play tonight.
NHL.com "The Phoenix Coyotes lost their leading scorer, center Martin Hanzal, to a lower-body injury in the first period of their game against the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night. Hanzal, who leads Phoenix with 19 points, got tangled up in front of the Anaheim net with Ducks forward Kyle Palmieri and..." November 24
NHL.com "The Phoenix Coyotes will get two of their most important players back Thursday at United Center against the Chicago Blackhawks. Top center Martin Hanzal (illness) and second-line right wing Radim Vrbata (lower body) will return to the lineup after going through a full morning skate. Hanzal..." November 14
NHL.com "Phoenix Coyotes forward Martin Hanzal has been suspended for two games, without pay, for charging Edmonton Oilers defenseman Jeff Petry during NHL Game No. 164 in Glendale on Saturday, October 26, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today. Hanzal is considered a..." October 29
Arizona Republic "Coyotes center Martin Hanzal will have a disciplinary hearing with the league’s department of player safety Monday for a hit he laid in Saturday’s game against the Edmonton Oilers. At 13:42 of the first period, Hanzal hit Oilers defenseman Jeff Petry along the boards and his forearm caught..." October 28
NHL.com "Phoenix Coyotes center Martin Hanzal will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety Monday for a hit on Edmonton Oilers defenseman Jeff Petry on Saturday night at Jobing.com Arena. At 13:42 of the first period, Hanzal checked Petry against the boards in the Edmonton end after..." October 27
L.A. Daily News "Stop us if you've heard this one before: The Kings return home with a chance to close out a higher-seeded opponent at home. Only this time, two more wins would send them on to the Stanley Cup Finals for the second time in franchise history. Today's Game 3 at Staples Center will pit a Kings..." May 17
Arizona Republic "Sleep was something that Martin Hanzal might have thought he would want the night before he returned to the Coyotes lineup after missing 12 games with concurrent injuries. How quickly plans change. Hanzal flew back from Anaheim on Wednesday morning, and his wife, Lenka, gave birth to Martin..." January 20