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Greyhounds’ Hayton signs with Coyotes

 

GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Arizona Coyotes President of Hockey Operations and General Manager John Chayka announced Friday that the Coyotes have signed center Barrett Hayton to a three-year entry-level contract. As per Club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.

“We are very pleased to sign Barrett to an entry-level contract,” said Chayka. “Barrett is a very talented player with a great work ethic. He had a strong development camp and we look forward to his progress this season.”

The 18-year-old Hayton registered 21-39-60 and 32 penalty minutes (PIM) in 63 games with Sault Ste. Marie (OHL) last season. Hayton finished the season with a plus-24 rating and helped his team set single-season franchise records for wins and points in 2017-18. He was also awarded the Bobby Smith Trophy as the 2018 OHL Scholastic Player of the Year.

The 6-foot-1, 190-pound native of Peterborough, ON has recorded 30-57-87 and 68 PIM in 126 career games with Sault Ste. Marie.

Hayton has been invited to attend Team Canada’s World Junior Showcase from July 28 – August 4 in Kamloops, BC.

Hayton was originally selected in the first round (5th overall) by the Coyotes in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft.

For more information visit nhl.com/coyotes.

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