Coyotes sign newly acquired centre Ethan Werek to entry-level contract

GLENDALE, Ariz. – The Phoenix Coyotes signed newly acquired centre Ethan Werek to an entry-level contract Thursday. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.

The 19-year-old Werek was acquired May 8 from the New York Rangers in exchange for centre Oscar Lindberg, who was drafted by Phoenix at No. 57 overall and played this season in the Swedish Elite League.

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Werek had 24 goals and 28 assists in 47 games for Kingston in the Ontario Hockey League this season.