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Coyotes Sign Hextall to Entry-Level Contract

Friday, 04.22.2011 / 6:00 PM MT / News
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Coyotes Sign Hextall to Entry-Level Contract
Friday, April 22, 2011

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

The 5-foot-11, 195 pound Hextall appeared in 39 games as a Junior with the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux this season, registering 13-16-29 and 63 penalty minutes. In three seasons at North Dakota, Hextall recorded 39-42-81 and 242 penalty minutes in 115 career games with the Fighting Sioux.

The 23-year-old native of Manhattan Beach, California was tied for third on the Fighting Sioux in power play goals this season with six. He finished his career with 19 and is North Dakota's active leader. He is the son of former NHL goaltender Ron Hextall who played 13 seasons in the NHL with Philadelphia, Quebec, and the New York Islanders.

Hextall was drafted by the Coyotes in the sixth round (159th 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 LLC, 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 © 2016 The Arizona Coyotes and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | AdChoices | Contact Us