PHOENIX-Earlier this morning, a Russian sports publication, Sport-Express, posted an article that...
PHOENIX-Earlier this morning, a Russian sports publication, Sport-Express, posted an article that appears to have said that Phoenix Coyotes prospect Viktor Tikhonov had requested a trade from the Coyotes to another NHL Team.
A source told me this morning that Tikhonov just wants to play in the NHL but no requests for a trade have been made.
As we have stated in our previous article on the matter, Tikhonov’s priority right now is making the Coyotes opening day roster.
The Sport-Express article looks to be just one of those ‘lost in translation’ situations where a father just wants what’s best for his son as opposed to a trade demand.
The Coyotes got back to me via e-mail and it’s ‘not true’ that Tikhonov has requested a trade.