Coyotes Sign Yip to One-Year Contract
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Friday, July 19, 2013
GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have signed forward Brandon Yip to a one-year, two-way contract. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Last season, the 6-foot-1, 200-pound Yip recorded 3-5-8 and 26 penalty minutes (PIM) in 34 games with the Nashville Predators.
In parts of four NHL seasons with Nashville and the Colorado Avalanche, the 28-year-old native of Vancouver, British Columbia has played in 172 regular season games, recording 29-27-56 and 130 PIM. He has also appeared in 16 Stanley Cup playoff games, totaling 3-3-6 and 12 PIM.
Yip was originally drafted by the Avalanche in the eighth round (239th overall) in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.