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The Coyotes and center Christian Dvorak agreed to terms on a six-year contract extension, the team announced Thursday.

Dvorak has one year remaining on his entry-level contract, his new deal will keep him under contract through the 2025-26 season.

The deal carries an annual cap hit of $4.45 million, multiple sources told The Republic.

“We are very pleased to sign Christian to a long-term contract,” Coyotes President of Hockey Operations and General Manager John Chayka said in a release. “Christian is a highly skilled, reliable, two-way center who continues to improve each season. He will be a key player for us in the future and we are thrilled to have him with us for the next seven seasons.”

Dvorak, 22, totaled 37 points (15 goals, 22 assists) with the Coyotes last season. In 156 games with the club, Dvorak has scored 30 goals and registered 40 assists.


Richard Morin covers the Coyotes and Diamondbacks for azcentral sports. He can be reached at [email protected] and by phone at 480-316-2493. Follow him on Twitter @ramorin_azc