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Hanzal will not play Tuesday against the Capitals due to a lower-body injury.

Hanzal's scratch comes as a surprise after he was able to participate in morning skate. It's possible he aggravated a pre-existing injury during the session, but that's just speculation until the Coyotes provide more information on the situation in the coming days. Kyle Chipchura will replace Hanzal in Tuesday's lineup.

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Hanzal didn't partake in pregame warmups and looks like he won't play Tuesday against the Capitals, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

There was no indication heading into the contest that Hanzal was at risk of not suiting up, but it appears he might have acquired an injury in Sunday's win over the Oilers. Kyle Chipchura is set to enter the lineup in place of Hanzal. The team figures to provide further information on his condition after the game.

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Hanzal sniped a trio of goals for a natural hat trick in Friday's 5-0 stomping of the Canucks.

All of the goals came at even strength, helping the big man to a plus-3 rating on the night. Hanzal's ledger now sits at five goals and six assists in 14 games, good for a pace of 0.79 points per-game -- very solid numbers for a player with a career mark of 0.50 in 470 games. He traditionally runs hot and cold, so you'll want to jump on board now while the getting is good.

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Hanzal picked up an assist Sunday in a win over Washington. He failed to register a shot, but dished out four hits.

Hanzal now has points in three of his last four games and six points in eight games on the season. He missed three games earlier this season with a lower body injury and health has been the main stumbling block to a significant breakthrough the last two seasons. If he can stay healthy, he can top his career-high 40 points set last year.

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Hanzal scored the Coyotes' lone goal Thursday in a loss to the Panthers. He was minus-1 and five shots on net.

Hanzal has played well when in the lineup this year with five points in six games. Last season he reached the 40 point plateau for the first time, but injuries limited him to 65 games and kept him from an even bigger breakout. He will hope to stay healthy and take his game even higher this year.

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Hanzal picked up an assist and had three hits in his return to the lineup Tuesday against Tampa Bay. He was on the ice for 17 minutes in the loss.

Hanzal had been out of the lineup for ten days. He looks safe to get back into your lineup as needed.

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Hanzal (lower body) will be in the lineup Tuesday for the Coyotes' game against the Lightning, according to Criag Morgan of Fox Sports Arizona.

The big center practiced with Sam Gagner and Shane Doan, and coach Dave Tippett is hoping the new line combination can boost the offence which ranks in the bottom half of the league.

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Coach Dave Tippett said he expects Hanzal (lower body) to return to action Tuesday against the Lightning, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

Hanzal was able to get in a skate Saturday morning, and while he won't be cleared to return for the game later that evening against the Panthers, the forward noted that he was feeling better than anticipated during the session. If Hanzal is able to get in a practice on either Sunday or Monday, the team's trianing staff figures to sign off on his return to game action.

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Hanzal (lower body) skated on his own Saturday morning, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

Hanzal got injured on October 18 against the Blues, but looks like he's making progress in his recovery. Keep an eye out for Hanzal to be a full participant at practice at some point this week before returning to game action.

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Coach Dave Tippett said Hanzal (lower body) could resume skating Friday, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

Hanzal didn't make the trip with the Coyotes to Minnesota for Thursday's game, but the team seems to believe the forward is only in line for a short-term absence. While Hanzal's injury might not clear up in time for him to play Saturday against the Panthers, there's a good possibility he'll be back in action at some point next week.