Coyotes sign center Perreault to one-year deal

Updated: October 29, 2006, 5:36 PM ET
Associated Press

 Yanic Perreault
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Unrestricted free-agent center Yanic Perreault signed a one-year contract with the Phoenix Coyotes on Sunday.

The 35-year-old Perreault, noted as a faceoff specialist, had 22 goals and 35 assists for a career-high 57 points in 69 games last season for Nashville.

He has 217 goals and 464 points in 740 games in 12 NHL seasons with Toronto, Los Angeles, Montreal and Nashville.

Phoenix has lost five of its last six games to fall to 3-9.

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