Barrett Hayton

Coyotes re-assign Barrett Hayton to Tucson Roadrunners

Last week, we discussed the possibility of Barrett Hayton being assigned to the AHL to play with the Tucson Roadrunners. Hayton had previously spent the past few games as the fourth-line center, and afterward, he was a healthy scratch for the next two games. Today, the Coyotes made the move,...
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Coyotes' Barrett Hayton: Sent to AHL

Hayton was assigned to AHL Tucson on Monday. The 2018 fifth overall pick has been unable to get his footing at the top level, posting four points over 20 games last year and adding just three points through 14 games this year. Hayton has averaged just 11:29 of ice time per contest, so his development is best-served by handling top-six minutes in the AHL. The 20-year-old suited up in five AHL games last year, posting a goal and four helpers.

Coyotes' Barrett Hayton: Breaks slump with assist

Hayton notched an assist and two hits in Friday's 4-1 loss to the Blues. Hayton picked up the secondary assist on Johan Larsson's second-period marker. The 20-year-old Hayton has struggled to get on the scoresheet this year, with just a goal and a helper in 12 outings. He snapped a nine-game point drought with the assist Friday, but until he can produce more consistently, Hayton probably shouldn't be rostered in fantasy.

Coyotes' Barrett Hayton: Kept quiet in return

Hayton (undisclosed) fired one shot on goal and went 5-for-9 at the faceoff dot in Friday's 5-2 win over the Golden Knights. Hayton missed Wednesday's game in Vegas for what was dubbed precautionary reasons, but it was never expected to be a long absence. The 20-year-old has bounced around the lineup in 2020-21, but he's a natural center, and he played in that role on the second line Friday. He has one goal, four shots on net and three hits in four appearances.

Coyotes' Barrett Hayton: Back at it

Hayton (undisclosed) will return to the lineup for Friday's game versus Vegas, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports. Hayton missed Wednesday's loss to the Golden Knights with an undisclosed issue, but he'll return to a prominent role for Friday's rematch, centering the Coyotes' second line and first power-play unit. He's picked up one goal in three games this campaign.

Coyotes' Barrett Hayton: Sitting out Wednesday

Hayton (undisclosed) won't play Wednesday against Vegas, Craig Morgan of NHL Network reports. Hayton probably could have played but the team is just being cautious, per Morgan. He'll be replaced by John Hayden in this one, but it sounds like Hayton's likely to rejoin the lineup for Friday's rematch with the Golden Knights.

Will Barrett Hayton take the next step for the Coyotes?

Barrett Hayton is viewed as one of the top two prospects within the Arizona Coyotes organization, but will he take the next step in his development this year?. Hayton was a surprise selection with the fifth overall pick in the 2018 Draft, with many expecting the Coyotes to land Filip Zadina after he fell from his expected third-place ranking.