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The Detroit Red Wings today signed right wing Christian Fischer to a one-year contract with an average annual value of $1.125 million.

Fischer, 26, spent the 2022-23 campaign with the Arizona Coyotes, recording 27 points (13-14-27) and 20 penalty minutes in 80 games. The 6-foot-2, 212-pound forward tallied his most points in a single season since achieving career highs in goals (15), assists (18) and points (33) as a rookie in 2017-18. Originally selected by Arizona in the second round (32nd overall) of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, Fischer has accumulated 111 points (56-55-111) and 97 penalty minutes in 398 games with the Coyotes since 2016-17. Additionally, Fischer logged 50 points (22-28-50) and 28 penalty minutes in 63 American Hockey League games with the Springfield Falcons and Tucson Roadrunners from 2015-17, competing at the 2017 AHL All-Star Classic.

Prior to turning professional, Fischer played the 2015-16 season with the Ontario Hockey League’s Windsor Spitfires, registering 90 points (40-50-90), a plus-35 rating and 34 penalty minutes in 66 games, in addition to three points (1-2-3) in five postseason appearances. The Chicago native skated with the U.S. National Team Development Program from 2013-15, scoring 106 points (50-56-106) and 45 penalty minutes in 120 games. On the international stage, Fischer won a gold medal with Team USA at the 2015 IIHF World Under-18 Championship, collecting eight points and a plus-two rating in seven games. He also earned a gold medal at the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, notching six points (2-4-6) in six appearances.

Christian Fischer, Right Wing

Born Apr 15 1997 — Chicago, IL

Height 6.02 — Weight 212 — Shoots R

Selected by Arizona Coyotes round 2 #32 overall 2015 NHL Entry Draft