Schmaltz out for season with Coyotes in playoff hunt
Forward has 5 goals, 14 points in 17 games since trade from Blackhawks
Arizona Coyotes centre Nick Schmaltz will miss the rest of the season with a lower-body injury, the NHL team announced Tuesday.
It remains unclear when Schmaltz was injured, but he last played Dec. 30 against the Vegas Golden Knights.
The 22-year-old has five goals and nine assists in 17 games since being acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks on Nov. 25 in exchange for Dylan Strome and Brendan Perlini. Overall, he has seven goals and 25 points in 40 games this season.