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Austin Strand: Cut loose from PTO
Strand was released by the Coyotes on Tuesday from his professional tryout agreement.
Strand had two goals and nine points in 55 AHL games between San Diego and Rochester last season. He also suited up in five games with Anaheim during the 2022-23 campaign. The 26-year-old blueliner has chipped in three assists over 26 career NHL appearances.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Austin Strand: Signs PTO with Coyotes
Strand agreed to a professional tryout with Arizona on Wednesday.
Strand had two goals and nine points in 55 AHL contests between San Diego and Rochester in 2022-23. He also appeared in five games with the Ducks, though he didn't record a point over that span.... See More ... See Less
Sabres' Austin Strand: Moved to Sabres
Buffalo acquired Strand from Anaheim on Friday in exchange for blueliner Chase Priskie.
Strand has appeared in five games with Anaheim this season. He also has two goals and six assists in 46 contests at the AHL level this campaign.... See More ... See Less
Ducks' Austin Strand: Sent down Tuesday
Strand was reassigned to AHL San Diego on Tuesday, per CapFriendly.
Strand has a minus-2 rating, five hits, five shots on goal and four blocked shots through five appearances this season. With Kevin Shattenkirk back from injury, it appears Strand's role with the NHL club will be significantly reduced.... See More ... See Less
Ducks' Austin Strand: Rejoins NHL squad
Strand was promoted from AHL San Diego on Monday, per CapFriendly.
Strand was quickly recalled after being sent down to the AHL on Sunday. He could dress in a bottom-pair role Tuesday against Detroit.... See More ... See Less
Ducks' Austin Strand: Dropped to AHL
Strand was reassigned to AHL San Diego on Sunday, per CapFriendly.
Strand made his season debut against Chicago on Saturday, logging 11:37 of ice time and dishing out three hits. The 25-year-old blueliner could be back with the big club in the near future if Kevin Shattenkirk (lower body) misses more time.... See More ... See Less
Ducks' Austin Strand: Summoned by Ducks
Strand was called up by Anaheim on Friday, according to Lisa Dillman of The Orange County Register.
Strand has a goal and four points in 11 AHL games this season. He'll probably serve on the third pairing if he ends up playing Saturday against Chicago.... See More ... See Less
Ducks' Austin Strand: Waived Sunday
Strand was waived by Anaheim on Sunday, per CapFriendly.
Strand tallied three assists in 21 NHL games over the past two years. Expect the 25-year-old to spend most of the season with AHL San Diego.... See More ... See Less
Ducks' Austin Strand: Snags two-way deal
Strand signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Ducks on Thursday.
Strand spent most of the 2021-22 season with AHL Ontario, picking up seven points through 32 games, but he also drew into eight contests with the Kings, notching two assists over that span. The 25-year-old defender will likely have a similar role with the Ducks in 2022-23.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Austin Strand: Headed back to minors
Strand was demoted to AHL Ontario on Monday.
Strand logged 15:59 of ice time against the Panthers on Sunday, garnering two shots, two hits and a block. Considering the Kings also demoted Christian Wolanin on Monday, it likely means Matt Roy (lower body) will be ready to rejoin the lineup versus Colorado on Tuesday.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Austin Strand: Called back up
Strand was recalled from AHL Ontario on Tuesday.
Strand continues to bounce between the NHL and AHL, managing two points in five games with the Kings and seven in 32 with the Reign. It's unclear if he'll suit up Tuesday against Colorado.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Austin Strand: Back with big club
Strand was recalled from AHL Ontario on Sunday.
The 25-year-old hasn't seen any NHL action since tallying two assists Feb. 2 in a win over Detroit. If Matt Roy (lower body) cant' play Sunday, Strand will likely dress in a bottom-four role.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Austin Strand: Bounced to minors
Strand was demoted to AHL Ontario on Thursday.
Strand has two assists while averaging 15:49 of ice time through four NHL games this season. If the team is still dealing with several blue line injuries after the All-Star break, the 24-year-old could be recalled again.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Austin Strand: Contributes two helpers
Strand logged two assists, four shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Wednesday's 5-3 win over the Red Wings.
Both of Strand's helpers came in the second period on goals by Phillip Danault and Arthur Kaliyev. This was the first multi-point effort of Strand's NHL career -- he entered Wednesday with a single assist in 16 contests. The 24-year-old defenseman isn't likely to last on the NHL roster -- Matt Roy (COVID-19 protocols) should be able to return for the Kings' next game Feb. 15 versus the Oilers.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Austin Strand: Back on active roster
Strand was promoted from the taxi squad to the active roster Wednesday.
Strand is expected to slot into a bottom-pairing role for Wednesday's matchup with Detroit. He's gone scoreless while averaging 15:50 of ice time through three NHL appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Austin Strand: Dropped to taxi squad
Strand was moved to the taxi squad Monday.
Strand logged 15:16 of ice time versus the Penguins on Sunday in which he generated one hit, one block and a plus-1 rating. With Mikey Anderson (upper body) placed on injured reserve, it will likely come down to Strand or fellow taxi-squad member Christian Wolanin for a spot in the lineup against Detroit on Wednesday.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Austin Strand: On active roster
Strand was promoted to the active roster from the taxi squad Saturday.
Strand could make his third NHL appearance of the season as soon as Saturday's game against Philadelphia. The 24-year-old has yet to record an NHL point this season.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Austin Strand: Rejoins taxi squad
Strand was demoted from the active roster to the taxi squad Tuesday.
Strand did not add a third NHL appearance of 2021-22 during his recent stint on the active roster. He was demoted two days after being elevated Sunday. The 24-year-old's last NHL point was recorded Feb. 11 against San Jose in the 2020-21 season and he has participated in 11 NHL contests since.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Austin Strand: Recalled to active roster
Strand was promoted from the taxi squad to the active roster Sunday, Mike Morreale of NHL.com reports.
Strand has averaged 16:06 of ice time and been held pointless over two NHL appearances this season. He has tallied five points over 16 games with AHL Ontario in 2021-22. The 24-year-old's most recent NHL appearance was Oct. 28 against Winnipeg.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Austin Strand: Elevated to taxi squad
Strand was added to the taxi squad from AHL Ontario on Friday.
The Kings made a flurry of roster moves Friday, indicating Strand's promotion may just be a paper move. If that ends up being the case, look for Strand to return to AHL Ontario prior to Sunday's matchup with New Jersey.... See More ... See Less
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