Bruins defenseman leaving for the Coyotes

The Arizona Coyotes have signed defenseman Josh Brown to a two-year contract, general manager Bill Armstrong announced Wednesday. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed. 

“We are excited to have Josh join the Coyotes,” said Armstrong. “He is a big, strong, physical defenseman who will add experience and toughness to our blue line next season.”

Brown, 28, recorded six assists and 37 penalty minutes (PIM) in 52 games with the Ottawa Senators and Boston Bruins in 2021-22. 

The London, Ontario native registered an NHL career-high eight points (three goals, five assists) in a career-best 56 games with the Florida Panthers in 2019-20. 

The 6-foot-5, 220-pound defenseman has totaled 34 points (four goals, 13 assists) with 134 PIM in 171 career NHL games with the Bruins, Senators and Panthers. 

Brown was originally drafted by the Panthers in the sixth round (152nd overall) in the 2013 NHL Draft. 

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