Coyotes sign Michael Latta to one-year, two-way contract

Jul 4, 2017, 3:15 PM
Pittsburgh Penguins' Simon Despres (47) collides with Washington Capitals' Michael Latta (46) durin...
Pittsburgh Penguins' Simon Despres (47) collides with Washington Capitals' Michael Latta (46) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

The Arizona Coyotes signed forward Michael Latta to a one-year, two-way contract, the team announced on Tuesday.

Latta, 26, played 61 games between the Ontario Reign and Rockford IceHogs of the AHL in 2016-17, recording five goals and 17 assists. In the AHL, he has a total of 123 points in 244 career games.

The 6-foot, 207-pound forward has 113 NHL games under his belt playing for the Washington Capitals in which he recorded four goals and 13 assists.

Out of St. Clements, Ontario, Latta was the 72nd overall pick by the Nashville Predators in the 2009 NHL Draft.

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