Arizona Coyotes general manager Don Maloney is set to make a roster move when the team opens the season against the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday.
The Coyotes will host the New York Islanders on Saturday night at the Gila River Arena.
The Coyotes have played eight games in Glendale, Ariz.
in 2016, including a 6-3 win over the New Jersey Devils on Dec. 3, 2016.
Maloney also announced Tuesday that he has retained former New Jersey Wild defenseman Ryan Carter as a consultant.
Carter has played for the New England Patriots, Toronto Maple Leafs, Philadelphia Flyers and Columbus Blue Jackets.