Turris requests trade from Coyotes.

ESPN.COM: Pierre LeBrun reports agent Kurt Overhardt, who represents center Kyle Turris, confirmed his client has requested a trade from the Phoenix Coyotes. GM Don Maloney, however, insists Turris won’t be dealt.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: Well, at least now there’s no need for further speculation if Turris’ contract holdout is being done to force a trade. Otherwise, the game of “chicken” between the young center and Coyotes management rolls on, with the December 1st deadline to get him under contract only five weeks away.  Expect the “Kyle Turris to everyone” rumors to keep rolling on over that time.