GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Coyotes have signed Luke Schenn to a two-year contract. The 26-year-old defenseman had four goals and 12 assists in 72 games with the Philadelphia Flyers and Los Angeles Kings last season. In his career, Schenn has 28 goals and 100 assists in 566 games with the Kings, Flyers and Toronto Maple Leafs. Schenn was the first-round draft pick - fifth selection overall - by the Maple Leafs in 2008. Coyotes general manager John Chayka called Schenn ''a good, young defenseman'' who will be ''a solid addition'' to the Arizona blue line.
The Arizona Coyotes made further refinements to their defensive corps by signing Luke Schenn to a two-year contract today, according to the team's website. Per Elliotte Friedman, the average annual value of the contract is $1.25 million. Schenn split last season between the Philadelphia Flyers and Los Angeles Kings. In 72 regular season games, Schenn had four goals and twelve assists playing largely bottom six minutes. He had a goal and an assist in the Kings' first round exit to the San Jose Sharks this postseason. Some of Schenn's best years were with the Toronto Maple Leafs, where he twice recorded 22 points. At 6' 2", 229 pounds, Schenn is also a larger body on the right side. As far as production