Arizona Coyotes sign Alex Galchenyuk to one-year contract

The Arizona Coyotes signed forward Alex Galchenyuk to a one-year contract on Wednesday.

Financial terms were not disclosed by the team, however TSN reported the deal was worth $750,000.

Galchenyuk, 27, will be making his second stint with the Coyotes. He recorded 41 points (19 goals, 22 assists) — including team-leading totals in power-play goals (nine) and points (21) — in 72 games for Arizona during the 2018-19 season.

“We are very pleased to sign Alex,” Coyotes general manager Bill Armstrong said. “He is a versatile, skilled forward who works hard and has earned a spot on our roster. He will be a good addition to our team.”

Galchenyuk collected 13 points (five goals, eight assists) in 34 games with the Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs in 2020-21.

He has totaled 333 points (140 goals, 193 assists) in 583 career games with the Montreal Canadiens, Pittsburgh Penguins, Minnesota Wild, Coyotes, Senators and Maple Leafs. He was selected by the Canadiens with the third overall pick of the 2012 NHL Draft.

–Field Level Media