|Assets:||Has poise and excellent puck-moving and passing acumen--he knows when to dish it off. Can really shoot the disc. Also boasts a good frame to grow into and has plenty of offensive upside.|
|Flaws:||Needs to continue upgrading his skating, as well as make better use of his 6-2 frame. An excellent offensive player, he can't forget about his defensive responsibilities.|
|Career Potential:||Talented puck-moving defenseman with upside.|
|7/22/2013||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Phoenix Coyotes to a two-year contract.|
|4/09/2013||Assigned to Portland (AHL).|
|4/06/2013||Recalled from Portland (AHL).|
|3/08/2013||Assigned to Portland (AHL).|
|2/13/2013||Recalled from Portland (AHL).|
|2/05/2013||Assigned to Portland (AHL).|
|2/03/2013||Recalled from Arizona (CHL).|
|2/01/2013||Assigned to Arizona (CHL).|
|1/24/2013||Recalled from Portland (AHL).|
|1/21/2013||Assigned to Portland (AHL).|
|1/11/2013||Recalled from Portland (AHL).|
|9/15/2012||Assigned to Portland (AHL).|
|4/19/2012||Recalled from Portland (AHL).|
|3/13/2012||Assigned to Portland (AHL).|
|3/03/2012||Recalled from Portland (AHL).|
|2/25/2012||Assigned to Portland (AHL).|
|2/21/2012||Recalled from Portland (AHL).|
|1/13/2012||Assigned to Portland (AHL).|
|12/17/2011||Acquired from the Ottawa Senators.|
|6/25/2010||Acquired from the St. Louis Blues.|
|6/10/2010||Signed by the St. Louis Blues to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|12/17/2011||Ottawa Senators traded David Rundblad and a second-round draft pick in 2012 to the Phoenix Coyotes for Kyle Turris.|
|6/25/2010||St. Louis Blues traded David Rundblad to the Ottawa Senators for a 1st round selection (Vladimir Tarasenko) in 2010.|
|6/26/2009||Drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round (17th overall) in 2009.|
David Rundblad sticking around in Phoenix | 10/13/2013 10:29 AM
NewsDavid Rundblad has played in three of the five Coyotes games thus far.
Arizona Republic/Phoenix Gazette
ImpactThe good news for Rundblad owners is that he was not sent down when Rostislav Klesla returned to the lineup as former first round pick Chris Summers was. He is currently not in the top-six but with his offensive skills, he should be back in the lineup shortly. "If we can't find that skill up front, then let's get that skill on our blue line," GM Don Maloney said. "That's one thing he has and I think the more that we see him evolve this year, we'll see the skill that he has with the puck. He rivals (Mike) Ribeiro in a lot of ways." Rundblad will likely be a fixture on the point for the first power play unit in the future so try and grab him in keeper leagues.
David Rundblad led Coyotes in scoring | 09/30/2013 9:37 AM
NewsDefenseman David Rundblad led the Phoenix Coyotes in scoring during the preseason with seven points in six games.
Arizona Republic/Phoenix Gazette
ImpactRundblad did not score a goal in the preseason and coach Dave Tippett was quite impressed with his effort. "He's high skill," Tippett said. "He can make great plays. You're looking at him, can he handle the competitive parts of the game? And it's corner battles, net-front battles, things like that. He's never going to be a heavy, like you're not going to say, 'That guy Rundblad rag-dolled him and threw him down.' He does it through smarts and skill, and there have been a lot of great defensemen that have played that way. He reminds me of a player I used to play with in Pittsburgh in Larry Murphy. Murph, everybody said he wasn't a great skater but, ultimately, when he went into the corner, he used his smarts and his skill to win pucks." This could be Rundblad's breakout year so grab him late in deeper leagues.
Phoenix signs David Rundblad to two-year deal | 07/22/2013 3:50 PM
NewsDavid Rundblad has agreed to a two-year deal with the Phoenix Coyotes.
ImpactThere were reports that suggested Rundblad might end up signing with a KHL squad. He had 39 points in 50 AHL games and an assist in eight contests with the Coyotes.
Could David Rundblad leave for Russia? | 06/13/2013 4:47 PM
NewsAccording to a Swedish newspaper, David Rundblad may head to the KHL per his agent.
Igor Eronko on Twitter
ImpactHe is a pending restricted free agent and has skated in just 38 career NHL contests over the past two seasons.
Coyotes reassign David Rundblad to AHL | 04/09/2013 3:39 PM
NewsPhoenix Coyotes reassign David Rundblad to AHL Portland.
Sarah McLellan on Twitter
ImpactRundblad was recalled Saturday but never got into a game. He has one assists in eight NHL games this season.
David Rundblad heads back to AHL | 03/09/2013 4:47 PM
NewsDavid Rundblad was returned to the minors on Friday.
ImpactHe has one assist in eight games with the Coyotes this season.
Phoenix calls up defeneman David Rundblad | 02/13/2013 2:21 PM
NewsDavid Rundblad has been summoned from the AHL by Phoenix.
ImpactHe has skated in three games with the Coyotes this season, where he has averaged almost 15 minutes of ice time per match. Rundblad has been credited with four shots and five blocks, but his fantasy value is very limited behind offensive defenders Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Keith Yandle.
David Rundblad returns to the AHL | 02/05/2013 7:34 PM
NewsDavid Rundblad has been sent down to the minors by the Phoenix Coyotes.
ImpactRundblad has no points in three contests with Phoenix this season. He spent the last three games as a healthy scratch, so this move isn't surprising.
Coyotes recall David Rundblad from AHL | 02/03/2013 7:58 PM
NewsThe Phoenix Coyotes recalled David Rundblad from the AHL.
Phoenix Coyotes on Twitter
ImpactThe defenseman has bounced around a bit this season. He played three games at the NHL level in 2013, failing to collect a point while registering a -1 rating. Andy Miele was sent down to the AHL in the mean time.
Coyotes bring David Rundblad back up | 01/24/2013 7:21 PM
NewsDavid Rundblad has been brought up from the minors by the Coyotes.
ImpactHe was reassigned earlier this week when Michael Stone was recalled, but with Rostislav Klesla ailing with a lower-body Rundblad will rejoin the team.
Coyotes send David Rundblad to minors | 01/21/2013 9:33 PM
NewsThe Phoenix Coyotes have sent David Rundblad to the minors.
Pro Hockey Talk
ImpactWell that was quick. Rundblad played on Saturday and was minus-two but had 3:34 minutes on the power play, third most on the team. He is only 22 and has a lot of offensive potential so expect to see him back in the NHL soon.
David Rundblad a healthy scratch Sunday | 01/21/2013 12:10 PM
NewsDavid Rundblad and Alexandre Bolduc were healthy scratches on Sunday.
Arizona Republic/Phoenix Gazette
ImpactDavid Schlemko and Paul Bissonnette replaced the two in the lineup. Rundblad saw plenty of power play time in the first game but it looks like coach Dave Tippett is trying to get everyone involved in the short season.
David Rundblad hoping to get NHL shot now | 01/13/2013 10:31 AM
NewsCoyotes defenseman David Rundblad is hoping his improvements in the defensive end will allow him to start the season in Phoenix.
Arizona Republic/Phoenix Gazette
ImpactRundblad's offensive game is already NHL-caliber, as his 23 points in 32 games with Portland of the AHL prove, but it's the improvements in his own zone that will determine how successful he will be in the big leagues. The Swedish-born rearguard has worked hard to become a more complete player and should be on the radar of all keeper-leaguers this year.
David Rundblad gets an assist in defeat | 01/04/2013 10:53 PM
NewsDavid Rundblad had an assist, but Portland lost 3-2 to Providence on Friday night.
ImpactThe Coyotes have very high hopes for their 22-year-old defenseman. He has 21 points in the AHL. Michael Stone also had an assist, which gives him 19 points on the season.
|12/03/2013||Phx||Edm||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|11/30/2013||Phx||Chi||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|11/27/2013||Phx||Min||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|11/25/2013||Phx||Nas||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|11/14/2013||Phx||Chi||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|11/12/2013||Phx||StL||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|11/09/2013||Phx||Wsh||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|11/05/2013||Phx||Van||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/29/2013||Phx||LA||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/26/2013||Phx||Edm||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/24/2013||Phx||LA||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/22/2013||Phx||Cgy||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/19/2013||Phx||Det||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/18/2013||Phx||Ana||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/15/2013||Phx||Ott||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/13/2013||Phx||Car||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/11/2013||Phx||Phi||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/10/2013||Phx||Det||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|Swe Jr.||Total||Swe Jr.||62||24||28||52||-||62||-||-||-||-||-||0.84|
|Swe Jr.||Total||Swe Jr.||2||0||0||0||-||2||-||-||-||-||-||0.00|
|Goals||0||9 times-last:vs. Ana||last:Nov 23||0|
|Assists||1||vs. TB||Nov 16||1|
|Points||1||vs. TB||Nov 16||1|
|Penalty Minutes||2||2 times-last:at Ana||last:Nov 6||0|
|Plus/Minus||1||vs. TB||Nov 16||1|
|Power Play Goals||0||9 times-last:vs. Ana||last:Nov 23||0|
|Power Play Points||1||vs. TB||Nov 16||0|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||9 times-last:vs. Ana||last:Nov 23||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||9 times-last:vs. Ana||last:Nov 23||0|
|Shots||4||vs. Ana||Nov 23||2|
|Penalty Minutes||6||2011-12 (Ott/Phx)|
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