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May 1, 2021 01:12 AM
Coyotes' Jason Demers: Collects assist in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Demers registered an assist, five hits and a plus-2 rating in Friday's 3-0 win over the Golden Knights.

Demers had the secondary helper on John Hayden's first-period goal. The 32-year-old Demers ended an 11-game point drought with his assist. He's been a mainly defensive player in 2020-21 with only four helpers, 39 shots on goal, 68 hits, 29 blocked shots and a minus-3 rating through 38 contests.

April 6, 2021 01:32 AM
Coyotes' Jason Demers: Snaps point drought with helper
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Demers picked up an assist and two shots on goal in Monday's 5-2 win over the Kings.

Demers snapped a 12-game point drought dating back to Feb. 15 with his assist Monday. He's also sat out 12 games in that span, as the 32-year-old defenseman has ceded some playing time to Jordan Gross and Jordan Oesterle. Demers has only three assists, 36 hits, 20 PIM and a minus-4 rating through 26 appearances.

March 20, 2021 11:32 PM
Coyotes' Jason Demers: Part-time role
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Demers has been a healthy scratch in the last two games.

Demers played in the previous six games, but sat out seven contests before that. He's stuck in a part-time role competing with Ilya Lyubushkin and Jordan Oesterle for playing time. Demers has only two assists to go with 18 shots on net, 18 PIM and 27 hits in 21 appearances this year.

February 14, 2021 12:00 AM
Coyotes' Jason Demers: Dishes assist Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Demers posted an assist, three shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Blues.

Demers got the puck to Nick Schmaltz for a goal after Oliver Ekman-Larsson's shot generated a rebound early in the third period. The 32-year-old Demers was a healthy scratch in Friday's 4-1 loss to the Blues, but he returned to the lineup with Niklas Hjalmarsson (upper body) sidelined. Demers should be able to maintain a spot in the lineup, but the veteran defenseman has just two helpers in 13 appearances this year. He's added 15 shots, 14 PIM, 16 hits and 10 blocked shots in a primarily defensive role.

February 5, 2021 12:36 AM
Coyotes' Jason Demers: Slings helper
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Demers posted an assist, two hits and two blocked shots in Thursday's 4-3 win over the Blues.

Demers set up Conor Garland for the Coyotes' third goal at 5:18 of the second period. In the third, Demers briefly left the contest after getting struck in the face by a puck, but he was able to return. The 32-year-old blueliner's assist was his first point in 10 games this year. He's added 12 hits, 11 shots on goal, nine blocked shots and 10 PIM.

January 14, 2021 04:16 PM
Coyotes' Jason Demers: Projected to play
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Demers (undisclosed) is in the projected lineup for Thursday's Opening Night matchup with San Jose.

Demers took a maintenance day Sunday, but he was always expected to be ready for Arizona's season opener. The 32-year-old will skate with Oliver Ekman-Larsson on the Coyotes' top pairing Thursday.

January 10, 2021 03:20 PM
Coyotes' Jason Demers: Held out of practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Demers (undisclosed) took a maintenance day Sunday, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.

Head coach Rick Tocchet doesn't seem too concerned about Demers' status, which suggests he was held out for precautionary reasons. It's unclear if Demers will miss any time with the injury. He is expected to play a top-four role on the blue line for the Coyotes in 2020-21.

August 20, 2020 02:40 AM
Coyotes' Jason Demers: Productive in postseason
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Demers had four assists in nine postseason games.

The 32-year-old blueliner was by no means a juggernaut on offense, but Demers held his own. He was also solid defensively with 19 blocked shots, 18 hits and a plus-5 rating during the playoffs. This was despite the Coyotes posting a minus-11 goal differential before they were eliminated by the Avalanche in the first round. Demers likely won't move the needle in fantasy drafts ahead of the 2020-21 regular season.

February 29, 2020 07:52 PM
Coyotes' Jason Demers: Good to go
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Demers (oblique) is in the lineup for Saturday's game against Buffalo.

The 31-year-old defenseman has been out of action since Feb. 1 but returns versus the Sabres. Demers has only managed nine assists in 2019-20, playing in 46 games after suiting up just 35 times last year. He'll slot into a third-pairing role and figures to offer very little from a fantasy standpoint.

February 28, 2020 04:08 PM
Coyotes' Jason Demers: Nearing return Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Demers (oblique) could be in action versus the Sabres on Saturday after coach Rick Tocchet told reporters there was a "good chance" that he could suit up, Alexander Kinkopf of the Coyotes' official website reports.

Demers spent the past 12 games on injured reserve due to his oblique problem. The blueliner registered three helpers in his previous six contests but is still searching for his first goal of the 2019-20 campaign. If Demers does get into the lineup, it will likely be in favor of Aaron Ness.

February 26, 2020 04:24 PM
Coyotes' Jason Demers: Trending in right direction
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Head coach Rick Tocchet relayed that Demers (oblique) is day-to-day after being a full participant in practice Wednesday, Alexander Kinkopf of the Coyotes' official website reports.

The Coyotes don't play again until Saturday against the Canucks, so the 31-year-old blueliner will be closely monitored until that contest. However, he's certainly on the right track by practicing without limitations three days before the game. Demers is expected to return to the top four once he's ready to go.

February 7, 2020 11:44 AM
Coyotes' Jason Demers: Week-to-week with oblique injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Demers is dealing with an oblique injury that has him considered week-to-week, Craig Morgan of The Athletic reports.

Demers has already been designated for injured reserve, so he was expected to miss some time. Given his recovery timeline, the blueliner almost certainly won't be with the club for its upcoming four-game road trip. In 46 games this year, the Quebec native is still looking for his first goal and could miss the 20-point mark for a second straight season.

February 6, 2020 12:44 PM
Coyotes' Jason Demers: Surfaces on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Demers (lower body) has been placed on injured reserve, Matt Layman of reports.

The Coyotes have yet to release an expected timetable for Demers' recovery, but he'll miss the team's next two games at a minimum now that he's been placed on IR. Aaron Ness will round out Arizona's depth at defense until Demers is given the green light.

February 4, 2020 09:00 PM
Coyotes' Jason Demers: Won't play Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Demers (lower body) won't be available for Tuesday's clash with Edmonton.

The specifics surrounding Demers' lower-body issue remain unclear, but the Coyotes will also be without Oliver Ekman-Larsson (lower body) for the game. With both players out, Ilya Lyubushkin and Aaron Ness will draw into the lineup as the team's bottom defensive pair. Expect another update regarding Demers' health ahead of Thursday's game against Carolina.

February 1, 2020 11:16 PM
Coyotes' Jason Demers: Ready to rock
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Demers (undisclosed) is on the ice for warmups, indicating that he'll play in Saturday's game versus the Blackhawks, Richard Morin of The Arizona Republic reports.

Demers will not have to miss any time with the undisclosed injury. Expect him to play in his usual defense-first role in the contest.

February 1, 2020 01:00 PM
Coyotes' Jason Demers: Game-time call
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Demers (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision for Saturday's clash with Chicago, Craig Morgan of The Athletic reports.

Confirmation on Demers' status for Saturday's contest likely won't surface until the teams take the ice for pregame warmups. If he's unable to go, Jordan Oesterle will draw into the lineup against the Blackhawks.

January 31, 2020 12:08 PM
Coyotes' Jason Demers: Offers helper
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Demers recorded an assist and went plus-2 in Thursday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Kings.

Demers has three assists through 11 games in January. The defenseman has managed only eight helpers to go with 68 hits, 62 blocked shots and 23 PIM in 45 contests this season. He's used mostly in a defensive role but could see a boost in ice time if Oliver Ekman-Larsson (lower body) ends up missing any games.

January 15, 2020 12:20 AM
Coyotes' Jason Demers: Rare sight on scoresheet
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Demers picked up an assist, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Sharks.

Demers has just two helpers in 11 games since returning from a knee injury. He makes up the defensive half of the Coyotes' top pairing with Oliver Ekman-Larsson. Demers has just seven assists to go with 63 hits, 57 blocked shots and a plus-5 rating in 41 contests this season.

December 23, 2019 01:52 PM
Coyotes' Jason Demers: Looks to be ready Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Demers (knee) is expected to return to the lineup for Monday's game against the Predators, Alexander Kinkopf of the Coyotes' official website reports.

Demers has spent the last six games on injured reserve, but the Coyotes will activate him from IR before Monday's contest. The 31-year-old blueliner doesn't have much fantasy upside with just five assists through 30 games, but he contributes well defensively with 42 hits and 41 blocked shots.

December 19, 2019 01:08 PM
Coyotes' Jason Demers: Upgraded to day-to-day
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Demers (knee) is now considered day-to-day, Alexander Kinkopf of the Coyotes' official website reports.

Demers has missed Arizona's last four games due to a knee injury, but he took part in Thursday's optional morning skate, so he should be ready to return sooner rather than later. Once he's given the green light, the 31-year-old will return to a top-four role for the Coyotes.

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