Source: Upshall deal worth $2.25M

Updated: June 9, 2010, 8:42 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Phoenix Coyotes say they have re-signed left wing Scottie Upshall to a one-year contract.

The one-year deal is worth $2.25 million, a league source told ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun.

The 26-year-old Upshall had a career-high 18 goals and 14 assists in 49 games for Phoenix before sustaining a season-ending knee injury on Jan. 28 against Calgary. He led the team in goals at the time of his injury and underwent surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right knee.

Upshall was traded to the Coyotes in March 2009 in a deal that sent enforcer Daniel Carcillo to the Philadelphia Flyers. Upshall had eight goals and five assists in 19 games with Phoenix to finish the 2008-09 season.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.

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