Coyotes sign Garland to 2-year contract extension

Coyotes' Conor Garland, centre, celebrates his goal with teammates Clayton Keller, left, and Nick Cousins during a Feb. 18 game in Calgary, Alberta. The Coyotes signed Garland to a two-year extension Wednesday. [The Associated Press]

GLENDALE (AP) — The Coyotes have signed forward Conor Garland to a two-year contract extension through the 2020-21 season.

Terms of the deal announced Wednesday were not disclosed.

Garland started the season with Tucson of the AHL and was called up when a string of injuries hit the Coyotes.

The 22-year-old has made the most of his opportunity, scoring 12 goals with three assists in 36 games. He is third on the team in goals and power-play goals with four.

Garland was a 2019 AHL All-Star after scoring eight goals with 11 assists in 18 games with Tucson.

He was originally drafted by the Coyotes in the fifth round of the 2015 NHL draft.



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