Coyotes sign Ethan Werek to entry-level contract

The Phoenix Coyotes signed newly acquired center Ethan Werek to

an entry-level contract Thursday. Terms of the deal weren’t


The 19-year-old Werek was acquired May 8 from the New York

Rangers in exchange for center Oscar Lindberg, who was drafted by

Phoenix at No. 57 overall and played this season in the Swedish

Elite League.

Werek had 24 goals and 28 assists in 47 games for Kingston in

the Ontario Hockey League this season.