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Considering Maple Leafs’ Shopping List: Arizona’s Michael Bunting?

One interesting thing about covering the Toronto Maple Leafs is that a lot of other writers cover the team as well. And, often, something they write about sends you off on a bunny trail that’s really interesting. That was especially true today when I read an article from June 6 by the LeafsNation’s titled “What changes are coming for the Leafs?” In the article, the writers got and asked the question “What change would you like to see made this off-season?”
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Michael Bunting: Proved He Belonged

As the off-season commences, General Manager Bill Armstrong and a number of Coyotes players held exit interviews Monday to review the 2020-21 season, discuss summer plans, and look ahead. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Michael...

Coyotes' Michael Bunting: Up to 10 goals

Bunting scored a goal on five shots in Friday's 5-2 win over the Sharks. Bunting scored an insurance tally at 9:57 of the third period. The 25-year-old didn't become a mainstay in the Coyotes' lineup until March 31, but he ranks tied for sixth on the team with 10 goals. Bunting has added three assists, 38 shots on net, 28 hits and an even plus-minus rating in 20 outings.

Coyotes' Michael Bunting: Snags helper in loss

Bunting recorded an assist, two shots on goal and a minus-2 rating in Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Kings. Bunting picked up the secondary helper on an Oliver Ekman-Larsson goal just 1:19 into the contest. The 25-year-old Bunting is up to 12 points, 33 shots on net and 28 hits through 19 contests. He's been a fixture in the lineup for over a month, mainly in a top-six role in recent games.

Coyotes' Michael Bunting: Tickles twine Friday

Bunting scored a goal in Friday's 3-0 win over the Golden Knights. Bunting tallied at 1:30 of the third period to give the Coyotes a 2-0 lead. The 25-year-old winger continues to impress in a top-line role with nine goals and two assists through 16 games. He's added 30 shots on net, 27 hits and a plus-1 rating.

Coyotes' Michael Bunting: Seventh goal in 10 games

Bunting scored the winner Saturday in a 3-2 victory over the Blues. Bunting was in front of the net and deflected Jakob Chychrun's slapper from the right point past Jordan Binnington. He has scored seven goals and one assist in 10 games this season. Three of those snipes have come in the last five outings. Bunting is a fourth-line regular, but he clearly knows how to use those mitts.

Coyotes' Michael Bunting: Tallies in loss

Bunting scored a power-play goal on three shots and added four PIM in Monday's 4-2 loss to the Avalanche. Bunting got the Coyotes on the board at 10:42 of the third period. The 25-year-old winger has seized a top-six spot with six goals and a helper in just eight games since he joined the lineup. He's added 18 shots on net, a plus-2 rating, eight PIM and 15 hits.
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Coyotes' Michael Bunting: Back on active roster

Bunting was recalled for Friday's tilt with the Golden Knights, CapFriendly reports. Bunting has five points through five games, including a hat trick Monday. He's expected to skate in a top-line role for Friday's contest.

Coyotes' Michael Bunting: To taxi squad Thursday

Bunting was assigned to the taxi squad Thursday, per CapFriendly. Bunting has four goals and an assist over five appearances since he joined the lineup. The 25-year-old is likely to be promoted back to the roster for Friday's game in Vegas.
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Michael Bunting hat trick carries Arizona Coyotes past Kings

Michael Bunting produced a hat trick in his ninth NHL game and the visiting Arizona Coyotes bettered their playoff hopes with a 5-2 win against the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night. Adin Hill made 36 saves in his seventh straight start, all within the past 14 days, and the...

Coyotes' Michael Bunting: Jumps to active roster

Bunting was promoted to the active roster Saturday. Bunting is now available to make his season debut in Saturday's game versus the Sharks. The 25-year-old has produced 19 points over 16 AHL contests this season.


SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that Tucson Roadrunners forward Michael Bunting has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending February 14, 2021. Bunting recorded four goals (including two game-winning tallies) and three assists for seven points in three games as...

Michael Bunting relishes time in Tucson, even though he can't wait to leave for the NHL

Michael Bunting has a slightly complicated relationship with Southern Arizona. Bunting is every bit believable when he says he’s excited to be back in Tucson. Friday marks the fifth season opener for the American Hockey League’s Tucson Roadrunners since the franchise moved to the desert from Springfield, Massachusetts, and Bunting has been with the club for all five (he was also part of the team’s last season in Springfield Falcons, too).

Coyotes' Michael Bunting: Hits waivers Monday

Bunting was placed on waivers Monday, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports. Bunting was always going to be a long-shot for the Opening Night roster. The 25-year-old left wing will likely report to AHL Tucson, where he'll probably spend the bulk of the upcoming campaign.