The Arizona Coyotes, parent club of the AHL’s Portland Pirates, have signed forward Alexandre Bolduc, defenseman Andrew Campbell, forward Justin Hodgman, goaltender Mike McKenna and defenseman Dylan Reese to one-year, two-way contracts.
The 6-foot-3, 200-pound Bolduc collected 18 goals and 19 assists for 37 points in 59 games with Chicago (AHL) last season. The 29-year-old native of Montreal, Que., has played 371 games over nine seasons in the AHL with Manitoba, Portland and Chicago, recording 90 goals and 120 assists for 210 points.
Bolduc was originally drafted by St. Louis in the fourth round (127th overall) in the 2003 Entry Draft. He has recorded two goals and three assists in 62 career NHL games with Vancouver and Phoenix.
The 6-foot-4, 206-pound Campbell recorded three goals and 13 assists for 16 points in 69 games with Manchester (AHL) in 2013-14. The 26-year-old native of Caledonia, Ont., also made his NHL debut last season, appearing in three games with Los Angeles.
Originally drafted by the Kings in the third round (74th overall) in the 2008 Entry Draft, Campbell spent six seasons in Manchester, skating in 414 games and tallying 13 goals and 64 assists for 77 points with a plus-26 rating.
Hodgman returns to North America after spending the last three seasons in Europe, including 2012-14 in the KHL. The 26-year-old native of Brampton, Ont., has played 80 career games in the AHL with Toronto, recording 19 goals and 22 assists for 41 points.
Last season, the 6-foot-2, 190-pound McKenna posted a 22-10-1 record with a 2.54 goals-against average, a .910 save percentage and three shutouts in 36 games with Springfield (AHL). The 31-year-old native of St. Louis, Mo., also registered a 1-1-1 mark (3.01, .904) in four NHL games with Columbus.
McKenna has appeared in 280 career AHL games over nine seasons, compiling a record of 132-113-14 with a 2.82 GAA, a .910 save percentage and 15 shutouts. He has also make 21 career NHL appearances (5-10-2) with Tampa Bay, New Jersey and Columbus after being drafted by Nashville in the sixth round (172nd overall) in the 2002 Entry Draft.
Last season, the 6-foot-1, 201-pound Reese collected two goals and five assists in 45 games with Khabarovsk Amur (KHL). The 29-year-old native of Pittsburgh, Pa., has played 326 career AHL games, notching 21 goals and 100 assists for 121 points.
Reese has also registered three goals and 14 assists in 77 career NHL games with the New York Islanders and Pittsburgh. He was originally drafted by the New York Rangers in the seventh round (209th overall) in the 2003 Entry Draft.