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Arizona Coyotes sign first-rounder Maveric Lamoureux

Jul 7, 2022; Montreal, Quebec, CANADA; Maveric Lamoureux after being selected as the number twenty-nine overall pick to the Arizona Coyotes in the first round of the 2022 NHL Draft at Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

The Arizona Coyotes signed 2022 first-round draft pick Maveric Lamoureux to a three-year entry-level contract.

Terms of the deal announced Wednesday were not disclosed. The 18-year-old defenseman was picked 29th overall.

“We are very pleased to sign Maveric to an entry-level contract,” Coyotes general manager Bill Armstrong said in a news release. “He is a big, strong, physical defenseman who is a very good skater and has a good shot. We look forward to watching his development this season.”

The 6-foot-7 Ontario native posted 24 points (four goals, 20 assists) and 69 penalty minutes in 54 games in 2021-22 with Drummondville of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

–Field Level Media