Coyotes re-sign defenceman Keith Yandle to two-year deal

GLENDALE, Ariz. – The Phoenix Coyotes have signed defenseman Keith Yandle to a two-year contract.

Financial terms weren’t disclosed Thursday. The 22-year-old Yandle had four goals and 26 assists in 69 games with Phoenix last season. His 30 points were second most among Coyotes defenceman. Yandle was Phoenix’s fourth-round pick, the 105th choice overall, in the 2005 draft.

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The Coyotes are making moves for next season despite their shaky financial situation. The NHL is funding the club while ownership issues are worked out in bankruptcy court.