February 1, 2013

Coyotes call up Pirates forward, reassign goaltender

By Paul Betit pbetit@pressherald.com
Staff Writer

The NHL parent Phoenix Coyotes recalled forward Andy Miele and assigned goaltender Chad Johnson to the Portland Pirates Friday morning.

In 40 games with the Pirates this season, the 5-9, 175-pound Miele had scored 11 goals and had 16 assists to rank second on the AHL team in scoring.

Earlier this week, The 6-3, 205-pound Johnson started two games for the Coyotes, posting a 1-0-1 record with a 0.98 goals-against average and a .952 saves percentage. In 24 games with the Pirates, Johnson is 14-8-0 with a 2.80 GAA and a .912 saves percentage.

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