Michael Stone D PHO 1 month ago

Stone had an assist Tuesday in a 5-4 overtime win over Detroit. He was plus-1 with two PIM and two blocked shots, and registered a hit in the contest.

This was Stone's first point in nearly a month and 11 games. He has just 17 points on the year, which limits his fantasy upside, but with 190 hits (28th in the NHL) and 168 blocked shots (fifth in the league) he adds sneaky value in leagues where those stats are in play.

Michael Stone D PHO 2 months ago

Stone dished out a pair of assists -- one on a power play -- and went plus-1 with a minor penalty Thursday in a loss to the Rangers.

He also hit a post, so Stone was this close to a three-point night. He's been a surprising source of offensive production lately, with six points (five of them assists) in his last eight games.

Michael Stone D PHO 2 months ago

Stone scored his third goal of the season Saturday in a loss to Tampa Bay. He was plus-1, took two shots, and added four hits and three blocked shots on the night.Stone has been piling up points lately with four in his last five games to give him 14 on the season. He isn't known for his offense so this will likely be short-lived, but enjoy it in deep leagues while you can.

Michael Stone D PHO 2 months ago

Stone picked up an assist Tuesday in a 2-1 loss to the Blues. He was minus-1 and took two shots, added two hits, and blocked a shot in the game.Stone has been playing the "stay at home" role alongside Keith Yandle this season and has registered 11 points, but a minus-23 rating. He has three points on the power play, 129 hits, and 127 blocked shots, which can make him useful in deep leagues, but the plus/minus rating is a real drag on his value.

Michael Stone D PHO 3 months ago

Stone collected a power-play assist, two PIM, five hits and four blocks in Thursday's win over the Jets.

With Zbynek Michalek (upper body) unavailable, Stone slotted in on the top pairing next to Oliver Ekman-Larsson, faring quite well in his 20:52 of ice time. While he's not providing much offense yet, the youngster has been an excellent source of hits (90) and blocks (100), which will give his value a bump in specialty formats.

Michael Stone D PHO 4 months ago

Stone (upper body) will play against the Canucks on Monday, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

Stone left Tuesday's game against the Oilers with an upper body injury and has been unable to get back on the ice since. The 24-year-old has made 31 appearances on the season and will be looking to notch his ninth point of the year Monday.

Michael Stone D PHO 4 months ago

Stone (upper body) will not play Saturday against the Kings, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

Though Stone will travel with the team to Los Angeles, he's not considered an option for the game after failing to practice Friday. Connor Murphy enters the lineup in his place.

Michael Stone D PHO 4 months ago

Stone (upper body) didn't practice Wednesday, according to Sarah McLellan of AZCentral.com and remains day-to-day.

Stone left Tuesday's game against the Oilers early in the first period and should be considered questionable for Saturday's game against the Kings until he can return to practice.

Michael Stone D PHO 4 months ago

Stone left Tuesday's win over the Oilers in the first period with an upper-body injury and didn't return, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

Stone suffered the injury when he was leveled by the Oilers' Steve Pinizzotto, leaving the Coyotes to play with only five defensemen for the majority of the game. He's being viewed as day-to-day for now, but the Coyotes should have a better idea if he'll be available for Saturday's game against the Kings based on how the next couple of practices go.

Michael Stone D PHO 5 months ago

Stone scored his second goal of the season and added an assist Tuesday in a loss to the Avalanche. He had a strong game adding four shots, five blocks, and two hits while going plus-1.

Stone is not a big scorer, but he can make contributions in other categories. He is playing just under 19 minutes per game on the second defense pairing for Arizona.