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Thursday, 10.1.2009 / 5:32 PM MT / News
Arizona Coyotes
Thursday, October 1, 2009

GLENDALE, ARIZONA --- Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have signed center Colin Long to an entry level contract. As per club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Long, 20, recorded 33-58-91 last season while leading Kelowna of the Western Hockey League (WHL) to the WHL Championship and an appearance in the Memorial Cup finals. Long finished the 2008-09 season ranked 6th in the WHL in scoring and led Kelowna in points and assists and ranked T-2 in goals.

In 2007-08, Long was one of only two players in the WHL to reach the 100-point mark, recording 31-69-100 in 72 games. In 229 career WHL games with Kelowna, Long registered 76-147-223 and 113 PIM. A native of Santa Ana, California, Long was twice named the runner-up for the WHL’s Most Sportsmanlike Award (2007-08 and 2008-09).

The 5-foot-11, 187-pound Long was Phoenix’s 6th choice (4th round, 99th overall) in the 2008 Entry Draft. is the official Web site of the Arizona Coyotes. The Arizona Coyotes and are trademarks of IceArizona Hockey Co LP. NHL, NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL Logos and marks NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 2015 The Arizona Coyotes and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | AdChoices | Contact us | Site Map