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A Six-Year Extension For Christian Dvorak In Arizona

GLENDALE, ARIZONA - Arizona Coyotes President of Hockey Operations & General Manager John Chayka announced today that the Coyotes have signed center Christian Dvorak to a six-year contract extension. As per club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.

"We are very pleased to sign Christian to a long-term contract," said Chayka. "Christian is a highly skilled, reliable, two-way center who continues to improve each season.  He will be a key player for us in the future and we are thrilled to have him with us for the next seven seasons."

Last season, the 6-foot, 195-pound Dvorak registered 15-22-37 with 22 penalty minutes (PIM) in 78 games. He finished tied for third on the team in goals, fifth in points and second in face-off win percentage (51.4%). The 22-year-old native of Palos, Illinois has totaled 30-40-70 and 44 PIM in 156 career games with Arizona.

"I am very happy to sign a long-term contract with the Coyotes," said Dvorak. "We have a great young team with a bright future and I love living and playing in the Valley. I'm excited to be a Coyote for the next seven years."

Dvorak was originally drafted by the Coyotes in the second round (58th overall) in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

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Paul's avatar

Reports state AAV is $4.45M.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 08/09/18 at 03:20 PM ET

Primis's avatar

That seems like an unnecessarily-long contract given his production.

Posted by Primis on 08/09/18 at 06:24 PM ET

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John Chayka’s Darren Helm

Posted by CharDeeMacDennis on 08/09/18 at 11:16 PM ET

TreKronor's avatar

That is just crazy money and term.

Posted by TreKronor on 08/10/18 at 10:02 AM ET

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