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Coyotes Sign Defenseman Mark Louis to a One-Year Contract

Monday, 04.30.2012 / 1:40 PM MT / News
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Coyotes Sign Defenseman Mark Louis to a One-Year Contract

Monday, April 30, 2012

GLENDALE, ARIZONA --- Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today the Coyotes have signed defenseman Mark Louis (pronounced Lewis) to a one-year contract. As per club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.

The 6-foot-4, 225 pound Louis collected four assists and 72 penalty minutes (PIM) in 23 games with the Portland Pirates, the Coyotes American Hockey League affiliate this season. Louis signed a PTO (professional try-out agreement) with Portland on Feb. 27. He signed an AHL contact with the Pirates on Mar. 5.

The 25-year-old native of Ponoka, Alberta appeared in 41 career games with St. Francis Xavier University (Atlantic University Sport – Canada), recording 1-3-4 and 92 PIM. Louis also appeared in 303 games in the Western Hockey League (WHL), registering 10-40-50 and 379 PIM with the Brandon Wheat Kings (2003-04 through 2007-08) and Red Deer Rebels (2007-08). 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 © 2015 The Arizona Coyotes and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | AdChoices | Contact Us