Coyotes sign North Dakota forward Hextall
The Phoenix Coyotes signed North Dakota junior forward Brett
Hextall to an entry-level contract Friday.
Hextall, the 23-year-old son of former NHL goalie Ron Hextall,
had 13 goals, 16 assists and 63 penalty minutes in 39 games this
past season for the Fighting Sioux. In 115 games in three seasons
at North Dakota, he had 39 goals, 42 assists and 242 penalty
Phoenix drafted the 5-foot-11, 195-pound Hextall, from Manhattan
Beach, Calif., in the sixth round in 2008.
Hextall’s grandfather, Bryan Hextall Jr.; great grandfather,
Bryan Hextall Sr.; and great uncle, Dennis Hextall, also played in
Phoenix was swept by Detroit in the first round of the