Coyotes sign first-round pick Perlini
07/18/2014 3:17 PM
07/18/2014 3:24 PM
Glendale, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The Arizona Coyotes signed first-round draft pick Brendan Perlini to a three-year, entry-level contract on Friday.
Perlini had 34 goals and 37 assists in 58 games with Niagara of the Ontario Hockey League in 2013-14. He led the IceDogs in goals and finished second on the team in scoring.
"We are very pleased to sign Brendan to an entry-level contract," said Coyotes general manager Don Maloney in a statement. "Brendan is a strong skater with great size and skill. He had an impressive prospect development camp and we look forward to watching his development."
The 18-year-old recorded three goals and one assist in seven games for Team Canada at the 2014 U-18 World Championship.
He was 12th overall pick in this year's draft.
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