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by Alanah McGinley on 10/05/11 at 05:45 PM ET
Paul Bissonette has signed a two year extension, worth $725K and $750K per season respectively, according to Pierre LeBrun. Here is the release from the Coyotes:
GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have signed forward Paul Bissonnette to a two-year contract extension. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“We are very pleased to sign Paul to a multi-year extension,” said Maloney. “He plays an important role on our team and we are looking for him to take his game to the next level this season.”
Last season, the 6-foot-2, 216 pound Bissonnette appeared in 48 regular season games with the Coyotes, registering one goal and a team-high 71 PIM. He made his postseason debut in Game 4 of the Western Conference Quarter-Final series against Detroit.
The 26-year-old native of Welland, Ontario has posted 4-3-7 and 210 PIM in 104 regular season games with Pittsburgh and Phoenix.
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