Coyotes re-sign left-wing Alexandre Picard to one-year contract

GLENDALE, Ariz. – The Phoenix Coyotes have re-signed left-winger Alexandre Picard to a one-year contract.

Terms of the deal were not released Monday.

The 24-year-old Picard was acquired in a trade with the Columbus Blue Jackets on March 3 and sent to Phoenix’s San Antonio AHL affiliate, where he had nine goals and six assists in 16 games.

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Picard was taken in the first round of the 2004 draft by Columbus. He had no goals, two assists and 58 penalty minutes in 67 games with the Blue Jackets.