Coyotes sign goaltender David Tendeck to entry-level contract

Russia's Artyom Galimov fails to get the puck past WHL goaltender David Tendeck, of Vancouver, during the second period of the 2018 CIBC Canada Russia Series in Langley, B.C., Tuesday, Nov., 6, 2018. (Jonathan Hayward/CP)

The Arizona Coyotes have signed goaltender David Tendeck to a three-year, entry-level contract, the team announced Monday.

Tendeck, 20, posted an 18-13-1-1 record this season with the WHL’s Vancouver Giants. He earned a .920 save percentage and three shutouts in 35 games during the 2019-20 season.

Notably, Tendeck’s 2.29 goals-against average was the fifth lowest mark in the WHL.

In 145 career WHL games, the 6-foot-2 netminder posted a record of 72-54-6-4, with 10 shutouts, a .905 save percentage and a 2.96 GAA.

The North Vancouver, B.C., native also went 11-3-2 with a .918 save percentage and a 2.38 GAA in 17 playoff games, helping his team reach Game 7 of the 2019 Rogers WHL Championship series.

Tendeck was selected by the Coyotes in the sixth round of the 2018 NHL Draft, 158th overall.

April 6, 2020


David Tendeck

Arizona Coyotes
3 yrs
Entry-Level Deal

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