GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Fifteen games into the season, the Coyotes still haven't found a way to string two wins together.
Now, they will have a new look on the blue line as they face their latest opportunity to get moving in the right direction -- against the Calgary Flames Friday night in the first of back-to-back home games this weekend.
Before Friday's game, the Coyotes sent rookie defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson down to San Antonio of the American Hockey League after his impressive early play tailed off. The No. 6 pick in 2009, Ekman-Larsson has 3 assists in 14 games, but has struggled mightily in the past three games -- taking overtime penalties in losses to Pittsburgh and Detroit and he was also beaten for the winning goal by Henrik Zetterberg of the Red Wings.
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