FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Thursday, March 29, 2019
GLENDALE, ARIZONA -- Arizona Coyotes President of Hockey Operations and General Manager John Chayka announced today that the Coyotes have signed forward Jan Jenik to a three-year entry-level contract. As per Club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.
"Jan performed very well at the World Juniors and finished strong in Hamilton to earn this contract," said Chayka. "He's had a great year of development and we're excited about his future with our organization."
The 18-year-old Jenik has registered 13-17-30 and 49 penalty minutes (PIM) in 27 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs (OHL) this season. Prior to joining Hamilton, the 6-foot-1, 165-pound native of Nymburk, CZ Jenik dished out two assists in 10 games with Bili Tygri Liberec (Czech) and collected 1-5-6 and 12 PIM in 13 games with HC Benatky nad Jizerou (Czech 2).
Jenik was drafted by the Coyotes in the third round (65th overall) in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft.