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Phoenix Coyotes sign enforcer Paul Bissonnette to 2-year contract extension

GLENDALE, Ariz. – The Phoenix Coyotes have signed enforcer Paul Bissonnette to a two-year contract extension.

Coyotes general manager Don Maloney announced the deal Wednesday, but didn’t release financial details. Phoenix claimed the 26-year-old Bissonnette off waivers from Pittsburgh on Sept. 30, 2009.

The six-foot-two, 216-pound forward had one goal and a team-high 71 penalty minutes in 48 regular-season games last season.

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He has four goals, three assists and 210 penalty minutes in 104 NHL regular-season games with the Coyotes and Penguins. Bissonnette was drafted in the fourth round by Pittsburgh in 2003.