Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have re-signed restricted free agent forward Kyle Chipchura to a one-year contract.
Last season, the 6-foot-2, 205 pound Chipchura played 53 games for the Coyotes registering 3-13-16 and 42 penalty minutes (PIM). His 13 assists and 16 points were both career highs. Chipchura also played in 15 playoff games for the Coyotes, collecting 1-3-4. He began the season with the Portland Pirates (AHL), playing in 8 games and recording 4-2-6 and 4 PIM.