GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Coyotes have assigned center Dylan Strome to Erie of the OHL after their first-round pick from this year's draft made a strong push for a roster spot.
Arizona used the third overall pick in the 2015 draft on Strome, behind Connor McDavid of Edmonton and Jack Eichel of Buffalo.
The Coyotes are undergoing a youth movement and Strome was impressive during camp, but they decided to send him back to his junior team to gain more experience.
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The Coyotes also assigned goalie Louis Domingue and left wing Matthias Plachta to Springfield of the AHL.