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Coyotes sign Klinkhammer to two-year deal

Coming off strong second half of season, forward Rob Klinkhammer gets two-year deal from Coyotes.

The Coyotes re-signed forward Rob Klinkhammer to a two-year contract on Thursday. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not announced.  


The 26-year-old Klinkhammer appeared in a career-high 22 games with the Coyotes this season, recording five goals and six assists. He ranked second on the team with a plus-7 rating and had a career-best five-game point streak from March 25-April 2. 


“We are very pleased to sign Rob to a multi-year contract,” said general manager Maloney. “Rob is an excellent skater and hard-working forward who has earned a spot on our roster with his strong play last season. We look forward to having him on our team next year.”


The 6-foot-3, 214-pound Klinkhammer, a native of Lethbridge, Alberta, has five goals and eight assists in 38 career NHL games. He originally signed with the Coyotes as a free agent on July 13, 2012.