Coyotes sign first-round pick Keller to entry level deal
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Coyotes have signed forward Clayton Keller, their first-round draft pick last year, to an entry level contract.
Keller was the seventh overall pick in last year's NHL entry draft. Coyotes general manager John Chayka said Keller would join the team for the remainder of the season.
The 18-year-old Keller just finished his freshman year at Boston University, where he led the team in scoring with 21 goals and 24 assists in 31 games.
Keller was also part of the gold medal-winning U.S. team in the World Junior Championships.
He led the U.S. team in scoring with three goals and eight assists in seven games and had the third-most points in the competition.