FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
GLENDALE, ARIZONA - Arizona Coyotes General Manager John Chayka announced today that the Coyotes have signed forward Tobias Rieder to a two-year contract. As per club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.
The 23-year-old Rieder registered 14-23-37 with 10 PIM in 82 games with the Coyotes last season and has collected 27-31-58 in 154 career NHL games. The Landshut, Germany native was one of only two players on the team to play in all 82 games last season and has played in 154 consecutive games, which leads the Coyotes.
"We are very pleased to sign Tobi to a multi-year contract," said Chayka. "Tobi is a reliable, two-way forward who competes extremely hard. He had a great World Cup and we are excited to have him back."
Rieder represented Team Europe at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey and helped lead his team to the final against Team Canada. In six games, he collected one assist.
Rieder was originally drafted in the fourth round (114th overall) by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2011 Entry Draft. The Coyotes acquired Rieder from the Oilers on March 29, 2013 in exchange for Kale Kessy.
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