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Coyotes Sign Smereck

Defenseman Jalen Smereck has inked an entry-level contract

by Arizona Coyotes @ArizonaCoyotes / Arizona Coyotes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Thursday, October 6, 2016

GLENDALE, ARIZONA - Arizona Coyotes General Manager John Chayka announced today that the Coyotes have signed free agent defenseman Jalen Smereck to an entry-level contract. As per club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.

The 19-year-old native of Detroit, Michigan has recorded 0-4-4 with two penalty minutes (PIM) and a plus-4 rating in two games with the Flint Firebirds (OHL) to begin the 2016-17 campaign.

Last season, the 6-foot-1, 194-pound Smereck registered 5-20-25 with 65 PIM in 63 games with the Oshawa Generals (OHL). He also collected 1-4-5 in five playoff games with Oshawa.

Smereck attended the Coyotes rookie camp this season.

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