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Hockey Captain Josh Doan Signs Contract with Arizona Coyotes

Hockey Captain Josh Doan Signs Contract with Arizona Coyotes

TEMPE, Ariz. – A chapter of a storybook career comes to a close as Sun Devil Hockey sophomore captain Josh Doan signed a professional contract with the Arizona Coyotes, announced on Thursday by Coyotes’ management. His contract is a three-year-entry-level contract, beginning in the 2023-24 NHL season.

Doan joins ten Sun Devils for Life who have competed in the AHL, and after appearing in his first NHL game, will be one of three ASU players to compete in the Big Show. He follows ASU alumni Joey Daccord (G, Seattle/Ottawa) and Brinson Pasichnuk (D, San Jose). Doan will be the first Sun Devil forward to ever play in the NHL. His first stop will be reporting to the Tucson Roadrunners (AHL) and to play his first professional game on Friday against the Calgary Wranglers at the Tucson Convention Center Arena.

Doan finished his collegiate career with 28 goals, 47 assists, and 75 points in 74 games. In just two seasons, the Scottsdale native etched himself into ASU’s all-time career and single season record books. 


SEASON TEAM GP G A Points Shots Shots % Pen-Min +/- PPG SHG GWG Blk FOW FOL FO%
2021-22 ASU 35 12 25 37 74 .162 15-54 9 4 0 2 9 111 146 .432
2022-23 ASU 39 16 22 38 131 .122 9-18 -2 6 1 2 12 222 242 .478
TOTAL ASU 74 28 47 75 205 .137 24-72 7 10 1 4 21 333 388 .462

In the all-time career records, his 75 points and 47 assists both rank fifth, his 28 goals and 10 power play goals both rank fourth. 

In the single season rankings, Doan finished in the top 10 in goals, assists and points after both his freshman and sophomore seasons. His 131 shots during his sophomore campaign ranks third in ASU’s single season shots. 


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