Coyotes sign free-agent centre Andrew Ebbett, re-sign Sami Lepisto and Al Montoya

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Coyotes re-signed defenceman Sami Lepisto and goaltender Al Montoya to one-year contracts Friday and also signed free-agent centre Andrew Ebbett to a one-year deal.

The 25-year-old Lepisto had one goal and 10 assists in 66 games last season, his first with the Coyotes.

The 25-year-old Montoya had a 3-1-0 record and 2.08 goals-against average in five games with Phoenix in 2008-09. He spent all of last season with the Coyotes’ AHL affiliate in San Antonio but injuries limited him to 14 games.

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The 27-year-old Ebbett played last season for Anaheim, Chicago and Minnesota and had a combined nine goals and six assists in 61 games.