GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have signed forward Max Domi to a three-year, entry-level contract. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
"We are very pleased to sign Max to an entry-level contract," said Maloney. "Max is a very talented young player with a bright future. He had an impressive prospect development camp and we look forward to watching his progress."
The Coyotes selected Domi from London of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) in the first round (12th overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. The 5-foot-9, 197-pound Domi registered 39-48-87 and a plus-33 rating in 64 games with London this season. He led the Knights in points, goals, and tied for first on the team in assists and plus-minus in 2012-13.
The Toronto, Ontario native recorded a team-high 11-21-32 in 21 postseason games, leading the Knights to their second consecutive OHL Championship. He also registered 3-4-7 in five games with Canada’s 2013 U-18 team. Domi was a member of Canada’s gold medal team at the 2012 U-18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament. He was also named to Hockey Canada’s roster for the 2013 National Junior Team summer development camp, which will take place Aug. 4-10 in Brossard, Quebec and Lake Placid, N.Y.
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