LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 20: Shane Doan of the Phoenix Coyotes poses after winning the Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award presented by Bridgestone, during the 2012 NHL Awards at the Encore Theater at the Wynn Las Vegas on June 20, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Shane Doan has signed a 4-year, $21.2 million contract to remain with the Phoenix Coyotes.
Shane Doan has signed a 4-year, $21.2 million contract to remain with the Phoenix Coyotes. Doan will also receive $2 million in bonus money for the deal. John Gambadoro of 620 KTAR Radio in Phoenix reports that Doan's agent Terry Bross has confirmed that his client has signed the contract and it's on its way to the NHL offices in New York.
Doan was reportedly down to two choices: Phoenix and Vancouver, with reportedly the issue with Phoenix being the team's trouble with the City of Glendale reneging on a lease agreement deal with future Coyotes owner Greg Jamison. Apparently he was convinced enough by Jamison that he still decided the Coyotes were the place to be.
Doan is coming off his best year as a Coyote. During the 2011-12 season, Doan racked up 50 points, with 22 goals and 28 assists. The Coyotes finished third in the Western Conference standings, while winning their first division crown.
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