Martin Hanzal, Phoenix Coyotes Agree On New Contract

Tab BamfordSenior Writer ISeptember 11, 2010

DETROIT - APRIL 20:  Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings makes a second-period save on Martin Hanzal #11 of the Phoenix Coyotes during Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 20, 2010 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 3-0 to tie the series 2-2.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
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On Friday, the Phoenix Coyotes reportedly agreed to terms with Martin Hanzal, 23, on a two-year extension contract worth $3.6 million.

Hanzal will reportedly make $1.5 million in the first year of the deal and $2.1 million in the second after scoring 33 points (11 goals, 22 assists) in 81 games with the Coyotes last season. He led all Phoenix centers averaging 18:29 in ice time last year, won 50.6 percent of his faceoffs and racked up 104 penalty minutes.


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