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Coyotes Sign Dineen to Entry-Level Contract

Defenseman Cam Dineen notched 59 points in 68 games last season with North Bay

by Arizona Coyotes @ArizonaCoyotes / Arizona Coyotes

Monday, May 1, 2017
GLENDALE, ARIZONA --- Arizona Coyotes General Manager John Chayka announced today that the Coyotes have signed defenseman Cam Dineen to an entry-level contract. As per Club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.

This season, the 18-year-old Dineen played in 29 games with the North Bay Battalion (OHL) and registered 6-8-14 with eight penalty minutes (PIM). The native of Toms River, New Jersey collected 13-46-59 and 18 PIM in 68 games last season with North Bay, which were the second-most points by an OHL defensemen. The 5-foot-11, 184-pound Dineen was named to the OHL's first all-rookie team and finished tied for second in voting for OHL rookie of the year in 2015-16.

Dineen was drafted by the Coyotes in the third round (68th overall) in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

Tweet from @CamDineen: Excited and honored to be drafted by the @ArizonaCoyotes organization! Can't thank my family, friends, and coaches enough! #Coyotes

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