Dryden Hunt signs contract with Arizona Coyotes
Cranbrook resident Dryden Hunt Oct. 10 signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League.
The 24-year-old Hunt recorded four assists and 24 penalty minutes (PIM) in 21 games with the Florida Panthers in 2019-20. He also collected 13-16-29 with 22 PIM in 35 contests with the Springfield Thunderbirds (AHL).
The 6-foot, 193-pound left winger has posted 72 goals, 78 assists, 150 points and 169 PIM in 214 career AHL games with Springfield.
Hunt registered 3-12-15 and 34 PIM in 63 career NHL games with the Panthers.
He signed an entry-level contract with Florida on March 2, 2016.
Prior, Hunt skated for the Regina Pats, Medicine Hat Tigers and Moose Jaw Warriors of the Western Hockey League (WHL) between 2011 and 2016.
In his final season with the Warriors he notched 58 goals and 58 assists (116 pts) in 72 games, earning WHL player of the year honours and a contract offer from the Panthers.