Coyotes Call Up Mark Visentin From AHL

With three games in the next five nights, the Phoenix Coyotes are primed to call up Mark Visentin from AHL Portland as a replacement for injured goalie Mike Smith.

Smith, who suffered a lower-body injury that forced him from Monday’s 4-3 OT loss to the Rangers, won’t play in tonight’s game versus Pittsburgh and there’s no word on his availability for Thursday’s game in New Jersey.

Here’s the latest on his health, from Fox Sports Arizona’s Craig Morgan:

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