The Coyotes re-signed forward Mikkel Boedker
, the No. 8 pick in the 2008 Entry Draft, to a two-year contract on Thursday. Terms were not disclosed.
"We are very pleased to sign Mikkel to a two-year contract," Phoenix General Manager Don Maloney
said. "Mikkel is a talented, young player who continues to improve each season. We look forward to him playing an important role for us in the future."
The 5-foot-11, 202-pound Boedker recorded 4 goals and 14 points in 34 games with the Coyotes last season. His plus-11 rating tied for fourth on the team. Boedker also recorded 12 goals, 34 points and a plus-11 rating in 36 games with the AHL San Antonio Rampage. He represented Denmark at the 2011 IIHF World Championship, recording 3 goals and an assist in six games.