The Coyotes have made a decision when it comes to center Barrett Hayton. Craig Morgan of The Athletic reports (subscription required) that the 19-year-old will remain with the team and play his tenth game of the season and officially burn the first year of his entry-level contract.

GM John Chayka indicated that he isn’t particularly concerned with the two thresholds that junior-aged players face (the other being 40 games on the roster which accrues a season towards free agency) but was non-committal about the idea that Hayton could be up for the year.