FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
GLENDALE, ARIZONA -- Arizona Coyotes President of Hockey Operations and General Manager John Chayka announced today that the Coyotes have signed forward Tyler Steenbergen to a three-year entry-level contract. As per Club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.
The 20-year-old Steenbergen has registered 44-54-98 and 40 penalty minutes (PIM) in 51 games with Swift Current (WHL) this season. The 5-foot-10, 187-pound Steenbergen ranks sixth in the entire WHL in points (98), tied for fifth in goals (44) and is tied for 11th in assists (54). Steenbergen also ranks second on the Broncos in goals, fourth in assists and third in points.
The native of Red Deer, AB has recorded 120-125-245 and 93 PIM in 262 career games with Swift Current. He also scored the game-winning goal in the Gold Medal game for Canada at the 2018 World Junior Championship.
Steenbergen was originally drafted by the Coyotes in the fifth round (128th overall) in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.