Puempel will sit out Tuesday's matchup with Arizona as a healthy scratch, Steve Lloyd of TSN reports.

Coach Guy Boucher is opting for seven defensemen and 11 forwards, so blueliner Thomas Chabot is suiting up in Puempel's place. In his lone appearance this season, Puempel went minus-1 and registered one hit in 8:59 of ice time, so it should come as no surprise that he's the odd man out against the Coyotes.

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