FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Monday, October 19, 2020
GLENDALE, ARIZONA -- Arizona Coyotes General Manager Bill Armstrong announced today that the Coyotes have signed forward Christian Fischer to a two-year, one-way contract. As per Club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.
"We are very pleased to sign Christian to a multi-year contract," said Armstrong. "Christian is a hard-working, power forward who is strong along the boards. He will add size and toughness to our forward group."
The 23-year-old Fischer recorded 6-3-9 with 16 penalty minutes (PIM) in 56 games with Arizona in 2019-20. He finished third on the team with 140 hits. Fischer also collected one assist in nine postseason contests this season.
The 6-foot-2, 214-pound native of Chicago, IL has totaled 35-28-63 with 57 PIM in 213 career games with the Coyotes.
He was originally drafted by Arizona in the second round (32nd overall) in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.