• Coyotes Send Yip To AHL

    News: Brandon Yip was assigned to the AHL Portland Pirates, according to the Arizona Republic.
    Analysis: Brandon Yip had played just two games for the Coyotes this season and recorded no points.
  • Coyotes Recall Yip

    News: Brandon Yip was recalled from AHL Portland on Tuesday.
    Analysis: Brandon Yip did not see the ice in his last trip up with Phoenix, but will make another stop in the NHL. In two games this season with AHL Portland, he has recorded two assists and two penalty minutes. If active, he'll skate on the third or fourth line with Phoenix.
  • Coyotes Send Yip To AHL

    News: Brandon Yip was assigned to AHL Portland on Monday.
    Analysis: Brandon Yip didn't see the ice in his time up with the Coyotes, so he'll be making his season debut in the AHL. He has not played in a minor-league game since the 2009-10 season, but at this point, he's just organizational forward depth.
  • Coyotes Recall Yip

    News: Brandon Yip was recalled from AHL Portland on Friday.
    Analysis: Brandon Yip was sent down to Portland on Thursday in a procedural move to allow Chris Summers to be placed on waivers. After Summers predictably cleared waivers earlier Friday, Yip was able to officially be recalled by the Coyotes.
  • Coyotes Recall Yip

    News: The Coyotes recalled Brandon Yip from AHL Portland on Wednesday.
    Analysis: Brandon Yip brings some much needed experience to the Coyotes, but will likely be relegated to a depth forward role. He recorded three goals and five assists in 34 games last season with the Predators.
  • Coyotes Place Yip On Waivers

    News: The Coyotes placed Brandon Yip on waivers Monday, Kevin Allen of USA Today reports.
    Analysis: Brandon Yip appeared in 34 NHL games last season with the Predators, but he could not earn a roster spot during training camp with his new squad, and will thus open the year in the minors if he clears waivers.
  • Phoenix Signs Yip

    News: Brandon Yip signed a one-year, two-way deal with Phoenix on Friday.
    Analysis: Brandon Yip spent all of the last five years in the NHL for Colorado, but his two-way agreement with Phoenix implies that his NHL playing time is a bit more shaky at this point. Yip has 15 points in his last 59 games.
  • Preds' Yip Out Tuesday

    News: Brandon Yip (lower body) won't play Tuesday against the Flames, the Tennessean reports.
    Analysis: Brandon Yip, who last suited up on April 7, checks in with eight points to go along with 26 penalty minutes in 34 games to date.
  • Preds' Yip Injured Sunday

    News: Brandon Yip left Sunday's game against Chicago with a lower-body injury.
    Analysis: Brandon Yip, who will not return to the contest, saw 4:41 worth of ice time before his exit from Sunday's game. Entering Sunday's tilt, Yip had not scored a point in his last six games, checking in with eight points and 26 PIMs in 33 games overall.
  • Preds' Yip Struggling Since Return From IR

    News: In his second game back after coming off the IR with an upper-body injury, Brandon Yip saw 10:24 worth of ice time during Thursday's 7-4 loss to Vancouver. He was held off the scoresheet and was a combined minus-3 on the night.
    Analysis: Playing on the Preds' fourth line, Brandon Yip is supposed to be somewhat defensively responsible, but this game did nothing to reinforce that notion. The good news is, he's healthy and playing, but that's about the only fantasy upside you're going to find here.