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Coyotes re-sign Tjordman to one-year deal

Wednesday, 07.29.2009 / 8:05 PM / 2009 NHL Offseason News
Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have re-signed goaltender Josh Tordjman to a one-year contract. As per club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Tordjman, 24, appeared in 51 games for San Antonio of the American Hockey League (AHL) last season, posting a record of 25-22-2 with a 2.61 goals against average (GAA), a .909 save percentage (SV%) and six shutouts. He also appeared in two games for the Coyotes, making his NHL debut on Mar. 8 against the New York Islanders.

Tordjman set AHL career-highs in wins (25) and shutouts (6) while ranking 2nd in the AHL in shutouts and T-12th in wins last season. He was also named Reebok X-Pulse/AHL Goaltender of the Month for January after recording 9-4-0 with a 2.01 GAA, a .933 SV% and one shutout in 13 games.

In 131 career AHL games, Tordjman has posted a record of 62-54-0 with a 2.62 GAA, a .913 SV% and eight shutouts. He is also 3-3 with a 1.85 GAA and a .941 SV% in the postseason. Prior to signing with the Coyotes as a free agent on July 2, 2006, Tordjman spent four seasons (2002-2006) in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) with Victoriaville and Moncton. A native of Montreal, Quebec, Tordjman led Moncton to the Memorial Cup Finals in 2006.

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