22-Year-Old Left Wing – Arizona Coyotes
Lucas Lessio Contract Information:
Signed an entry-level deal with the Coyotes in September of 2012.
Lessio was reassigned to AHL Portland on Monday, Craig Morgan of FOX Sports Arizona reports.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Lessio played in 66 games last year during his second season in the OHL, scoring 59 points and recording 71 sin bin minutes. He'll likely spend another season in the juniors and may play for Canada at the 2013 World Juniors. He has great skill and size for a forward, and should be in Portland after one more year of seasoning in juniors.
Lessio, the Coyotes' second-round pick in the 2011 draft, played in 66 games in the OHL last season, notching 27 goals and 27 assists and a plus-8 rating. He'll likely need at least another year of seasoning at the junior level before he gets a chance to make an impact.