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Sislo signs with Coyotes

Superior’s Mike Sislo is congratulated by New Jersey Devil teammates after scoring a goal during the 2016 season. Over the weekend Sislo was signed by the Arizona Coyotes. (File photo)

The Arizona Coyotes reported they have signed Superior’s Mike Sislo, along with three other players, to two-way contracts.

Coyotes general manager John Chayka announced the signing of Sislo, forward Zac Rinaldo and defensemen Andrew Campbell and Joel Hanley. As per club policy, terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

The 29-year-old Sislo collected 37 points (14 goals, 23 assists) and 26 penalty minutes in 72 games with the San Antonio Rampage and Toronto Marlies (AHL) last season.

The 5-foot-11, 194-pound forward has registered three goals and two assists in 42 career NHL games with the New Jersey Devils. He also has recorded 106-118—224 and 189 PIM in 376 career AHL games with San Antonio, Toronto and the Albany Devils.

Sislo is in his sixth year of professional hockey and this past season played for the San Antonio Rampage (Colorado Avalanche) and Toronto Marlies (Maple Leafs).

NOTES: Sislo’s best NHL campaign came two seasons ago with the Devils, when he notched four points in 18 games. … He was invited to participate in the 2015-16 AHL All-Star Game and he leads the Albany franchise leaderboard in all-time goals (92 goals in 304 games), as well as ranks second in all-time points (187 points in 304 games) and all-time assists (122 assists in 304 games). … He served as Albany’s alternate captain for two consecutive years (2014-16). … After helping the Spartans win the 2005 state championship, he played four years in the NCAA with New Hampshire, serving as the captain his senior year (2010-11).

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