Chaput was placed on waivers Monday, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Chaput was a fringe played with the Coyotes last year, appearing in just two NHL games. The 28-year-old center is likely destined to spend the bulk of the 2020-21 campaign in the minors with AHL Tucson. He has 169 games of the NHL experience under his belt, which also makes him a candidate for the taxi squad.
Chaput inked a one-year, two-way contract with Arizona on Monday.
Chaput appeared in just two games for Arizona this year, in which he notched two shots, two PIM and three hits while averaging 10:01 of ice time. In the minors, the 27-year-old racked up 16 goals and 13 helpers in 47 appearances. Even with the new deal in hand, the center figures to continue splitting time between leagues next year, which will limit his fantasy value.
Chaput was sent down to AHL Tucson on Saturday.
Chaput was recalled Wednesday to provide depth after Brad Richardson suffered a lower-body injury. During the Coyotes' bye week, Chaput will get playing time in the minors. If Richardson remains out following the break, expect Chaput to be called up again.
Chaput is expected to be recalled from AHL Tucson on Wednesday, Craig Morgan of The Athletic reports.
Brad Richardson suffered a lower-body injury in Tuesday's game against the Sharks. With Chaput earning a call-up, it suggests Richardson may be forced to miss time. Chaput will likely serve in a bottom-six role that isn't likely to attract the attention of fantasy owners during his stay with the Coyotes.
The Coyotes reassigned Chaput to AHL Tucson on Thursday.
Chaput failed to crack the lineup during his one-game stay with the big club. The 27-year-old will continue to be one of the first forwards Arizona turns to when dealing with injuries up front, but he won't have any fantasy value in 2019-20.
The Coyotes recalled Chaput from AHL Tucson on Monday.
Chaput has had a nice season in the minors, registering 10 goals and 15 points in 22 AHL games. His first chance to suit up in NHL action this season is Tuesday against St. Louis, but barring injury, he'll likely be stuck in the press box.
The Coyotes assigned Chaput to AHL Tucson on Monday.
Chaput has been with the big club since Nov. 30 but didn't slot into a game. The 27-year-old forward has been solid in the minors this year with 12 points over 15 games, but his NHL opportunities could be sporadic due to the wealth of young talent in Arizona.
The Coyotes recalled Chaput from AHL Tucson on Saturday.
Chaput's promotion indicates Lawson Crouse (upper body) likely won't be ready to rejoin the lineup Saturday against San Jose. The 27-year-old forward has racked up nine goals and 12 points in 15 AHL appearances this season.
The Coyotes assigned Chaput to AHL Tucson on Tuesday.
Jordan Oesterle (head) is considered questionable for Tuesday's matchup with Calgary, so Arizona is sending Chaput down to make room for defenseman Kyle Capobianco on the roster. The 27-year-old forward failed to crack the lineup during his brief two-game stay with the big club.
The Coyotes recalled Chaput from AHL Tucson on Sunday.
Chaput was dished to Arizona from Montreal at the trade deadline last season, and received his first call up with his new club. The 27-year-old will add some depth to the forward group, as he's played 167 career NHL games, potting six goals and 21 points in that span.
Chaput was traded to Arizona from Montreal for winger Jordan Weal on Monday, Pierre LeBrun of TSN reports.
Chaput was displaced from the Montreal lineup once the Habs traded for Nate Thompson and was moved to add some depth to the wing. With just five assists in 32 games, the 26-year-old center can be safely ignored in most formats.
Chaput cleared waivers and will rejoin AHL Laval, Pat Hickey of the Montreal Gazette reports.
Chaput's spot on the roster is taken by Nate Thompson, who was acquired from the Kings earlier this week. His greatest asset was his work at the faceoff circle, where he won 50.8 percent of his draws, second on the Canadiens.
Chaput will be placed on waivers Tuesday, Eric Engels of Sportsnet.ca reports.
The Canadiens have not confirmed the move, but Chaput is expected to hit the waiver wire Tuesday afternoon. If unclaimed, the 26-year-old will report to AHL Laval.
Chaput had an assist, a shot on net and three hits in Friday's 4-1 win over the Blue Jackets.
Chaput used one of those three hits to knock Artemi Panarin off the puck at center ice, triggering a sequence which ended with Tomas Tatar pocketing a rebound for Montreal's first goal. The assist snapped a 15-game point drought for Chaput, who plies his craft on the fourth line and is rarely on the scoresheet. The 26-year-old forward has five assists in 27 games.
Chaput recorded a team-high seven hits in Monday's 4-0 loss to Boston.
Chaput is not known for his physical game, so consider the seven hits a bonus. He's been Montreal's best man on draws since coming up from AHL Laval, which could keep him around, but ultimately is utterly replaceable.
Chaput had the primary assist on Montreal's lone goal in Tuesday's 7-1 loss to the Wild.
Chaput has assists in three straight games, giving Montreal a scoring element on its fourth line. Coach Claude Julien has been pleased with the effort and production of his fourth line, so Chaput will remain in the active lineup most nights.
Chaput had an assist, blocked one shot and won three of seven faceoffs in Sunday's 3-2 win over the Blackhawks.
Chaput has assists in two straight games and become a fourth-line staple for coach Claude Julien, who likes the 26-year-old's ability in the faceoff circle. Of the Canadiens' regulars, Chaput leads Montreal with a 58.9 winning percentage at the dot. That includes a 60.9 percentage in the defensive zone. He's essentially become the new Tomas Plekanec, but with younger legs.
Chaput started at center on the fourth line against the Devils on Wednesday. He finished with one hit and won eight of 12 faceoffs over 13:04 of ice time.
Coach Claude Julien hinted at changes for the fourth line following Monday's loss to Washington, and he followed through by having Chaput called up from AHL Laval. His faceoff work alone should get him in the lineup regularly. The Canadiens rank 30th out of 31 teams with a 45.9 faceoff winning percentage.
Montreal recalled Chaput from AHL Laval on Tuesday.
The Canadiens only had 12 healthy forwards on their roster prior to Chaput's promotion, so he'll round out the team's depth up front for the foreseeable future. The former Canuck has notched seven goals and 10 points in 18 AHL appearances this campaign.
Chaput was placed on waivers by the Canadiens on Sunday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.
Chaput inked a two-year contract with Montreal this offseason and should head to AHL Laval if he clears waivers. The 26-year-old failed to record a point in nine NHL games with Vancouver last season.
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