FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
GLENDALE, ARIZONA - Arizona Coyotes President of Hockey Operations & General Manager John Chayka announced today that the Coyotes have signed center Brad Richardson to a two-year contract. As per club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.
"We are very pleased to sign Brad to a two-year deal," said Chayka. "Brad is a hard-working, character player who is a very good penalty killer. He had a great year for us last season and he will provide us with additional depth at center. We are happy to bring him back."
Last season, the 6-foot, 190-pound Richardson registered 3-12-15 and 45 penalty minutes (PIM) in 76 games. The 33-year-old native of Belleville, ON has recorded 81-123-204 and 362 PIM in 683 career NHL games with the Coyotes, Vancouver Canucks, Los Angeles Kings and Colorado Avalanche.
Richardson was originally selected in the fifth round (163rd overall) by the Avalanche in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.