Mikael Tellqvist Starting Thursday

Source: Coyotes.nhl.com | Oct 21st 2008, 5:39am EDT

Monday was the day Mikael Tellqvist has been waiting for as Phoenix Coyotes Head Coach Wayne Gretzky said Tellqvist would start Thursday. Tellqvist first game of this season will be against the Washington Capitals.

"I have been waiting for a while," said Tellqvist "It's been a while since I have played a game, but I'm anxious to get the season going for myself, contribute to the team, play solid and help the team win a game."