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NHL Free Agency: Steve Sullivan Signs One-Year Contract With Phoenix Coyotes

The Phoenix Coyotes have been keeping busy this offseason as it was announced on Wednesday that the teams has signed free agent forward Steve Sullivan to a one-year contract. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The 37-year-old Sullivan played 79 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins last year, finishing the season sixth on the team in scoring with 17-31-48 and 20 penalty minutes (PIM). In six playoff games, Sullivan was 2-4-6.

"We are very pleased to welcome Steve to the Coyotes," said Maloney. "Steve is an intelligent player who adds skill to our lineup and will help improve our power play. He is a great addition to our roster."

In 15 NHL seasons with New Jersey, Toronto, Chicago, Nashville and Pittsburgh, Sullivan has seen time in 969 career NHL games, registering 283-447-730 and 563 PIM. He has also played in 50 playoff games, earning himself 9-14-23. Sullivan was drafted by the New Jersey Devils in the ninth round (233rd overall) in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft.

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