COYOTES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Shane Doan, Coyotes closing in on one-year deal, will take ‘year-to-year approach’

Shane Doan is working on a one-year deal that will see him return to the Arizona Coyotes, and when you’ve spent two decades with one organization, hey, what’s one more season? Coyotes GM John Chayka told KMVP-FM radio that the team is working on another contract with their 39-year-old captain and that he sees no reason to be concerned. Most interesting, though, is that it doesn’t...
Via The Hockey News
2 hours ago

Coyotes Hire Segal, Promote Sullivan and Re-Sign Brown

The Arizona Coyotes are wrapping up probably the busiest month in franchise history since they moved from Manitoba in 1996. In just the last two days they hired former Anaheim Ducks management staff member Ari Segal as chief operating officer, promoted Steve Sullivan Director of Player Development, and re-signed Newell Brown to a multi-year contract extension as the team’s Assistant...
Via The Hockey Writers
10 hours ago

Arizona Coyotes Name Ari Segal Chief Operating Officer

Furthering their shakeup and changes this offseason, the Arizona Coyotes announced they have hired Anaheim Ducks’ executive Ari Segal to be their Chief Operating Officer. The Arizona Coyotes have seemingly made it their offseason mission to extend the on-ice rebuild to their off-ice operations in an effort to make the franchise more competitive in both […] Arizona Coyotes Name...
Via Howlin' Hockey
1 day ago

COYOTES NAME SEGAL AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 GLENDALE, ARIZONA -- The Arizona Coyotes announced today that the Club has hired Ari Segal as the team’s Chief Operating Officer. Segal will report to Coyotes’ President and CEO Anthony LeBlanc. ...
Via NHL.com
2 days ago

WATCH: One-on-one with Anthony Duclair & Max Domi

Good friends Anthony Duclair & Max Domi chat about their rookie season
Via YouTube
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Coyotes Player Grades: Shane Doan

With the Arizona Coyotes 2015-16 season complete, it’s time to dive into each player’s performance and make a final tally on how they fared this season. The 2015-16 season was a remarkable one for Arizona Coyotes captain Shane Doan. The 39-year-old winger was coming off of one of the most disappointing campaigns in his storied […] Arizona Coyotes Player Grades: Shane Doan ...
Via Howlin' Hockey
2 days ago

COYOTES AGREE TO CONTRACT EXTENSIONS WITH BROWN AND SULLIVAN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 25, 2016 GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Arizona Coyotes General Manager John Chayka announced today that the Coyotes have signed Newell Brown to a multi-year contract extension to serve as the team’s Assistant Coach....
Via NHL.com
2 days ago

Arizona Coyotes Player Grades: Antoine Vermette

With the Arizona Coyotes 2015-16 season complete, it’s time to dive into each player’s performance and make a final tally on how they fared this season. Much of the 2015-16 season was a struggle for Arizona Coyotes centerman Antoine Vermette. Returning to the desert after hoisting the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks, Vermette hoped […] Arizona Coyotes Player Grades...
Via Howlin' Hockey
3 days ago

COYOTES TO HOLD NHL DRAFT VIEWING PARTY ON JUNE 24

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 GLENDALE, ARIZONA -- The Arizona Coyotes announced today that the team will hold a viewing party for the 2016 NHL Entry Draft on Friday, June 24 from 3-7 p.m. at Gila River Arena. The first roun...
Via NHL.com
3 days ago

WATCH: Favorite Moments: Shane Doan

Coyotes Captain Shane Doan shares his favorite memories of the 2015-15 season.
Via YouTube
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes, Tucson make it official: Moving AHL team to city

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Coyotes and Tucson made it official Thursday, saying the team is moving its American Hockey League franchise to the city. The AHL's board of governors approved the sale of the Springfield Falcons to the Coyotes on May 10, the Tucson City Council approved a 10-year arena lease agreement between the Coyotes and the Tucson Convention Center on Tuesday...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tucson AHL Press Conference

The Arizona Coyotes announced the relocation of their AHL team from Springfield, MA to Tucson, AZ.
Via YouTube
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tucson city council approves deal for Coyotes AHL affiliate

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) The Tucson City Council has approved a lease agreement for the Arizona Coyotes to move their AHL affiliate to the city. The council voted 7-0 Tuesday night to approve a deal for the team to begin playing at the Tucson Convention Center in the 2016-17 season. Last week, the AHL granted conditional approval for the Coyotes to buy the Springfield Falcons and relocate...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes' Chayka becomes youngest GM in NHL history

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Coyotes have made John Chayka the youngest general manager in NHL history and restructured their front office.The 26-year-old Chayka was introduced as Arizona's next general manager on Thursday after serving one season as assistant GM to Don Maloney, who was fired in April after nine seasons.Coach Dave Tippett also signed a five-year contract extension...
Via Associated Press
21 days ago  |  Discuss

26-year-old wunderkind John Chayka named Coyotes GM

Sometimes it takes an unconventional approach to look towards the future. Because of this outside-the-box thinking, the Arizona Coyotes ended up with a 26-year-old general manager, John Chayka. Chayka will be the youngest general manager once his hiring becomes official. Chayka has had a short yet pretty impressive work history. He founded Stathletes Inc., a company that focuses...
Via Puck Drunk Love
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Will moving the Arizona Coyotes’ AHL affiliate to Tucson help grow hockey in state?

One year after a four-way swap of NHL/AHL affiliations that saw the Arizona Coyotes switch affiliates from the Portland Pirates to the Springfield Falcons, the Coyotes have plans of moving their new AHL franchise to Arizona. The Coyotes have signed an agreement to purchase the Falcons, who are currently located in Springfield, Massachusetts. Pending the AHL Board of Governor approval...
Via isportsweb.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the Arizona Coyotes be the first “Moneypuck” franchise?

When the Arizona Coyotes fired long-time general manager Don Maloney, it surprised many in the hockey community. Maloney had acted as GM for the Coyotes since 2007 after previous runs as the New York Islanders’ GM from 1992 to 1995 and assistant GM for the New York Rangers from 1996 to 2007. During his time with the Coyotes, he was named the General Manager of the Year in 2010...
Via isportsweb.com
April 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Arizona Coyotes interested in Kyle Dubas for GM

The Arizona Coyotes relieved General Manager Don Maloney of his duties on Monday, opting to go all-in on an analytical approach. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported the Coyotes would hand over more personnel control to 26-year-old Assistant GM John Chayka but said he doesn’t think Chayka will take over as GM. The big question remains: Who will take over the Coyotes GM vacancy...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Don Maloney out as Coyotes GM after nine seasons

Today it was announced by various sources that Don Maloney would be stepping down from his role as general manager of the Arizona Coyotes. It comes as a surprise to many as Maloney has been putting together a very strong team despite a lot of ongoing turmoil in ownership. Players such as Max Domi, Anthony Duclair and Oliver Ekman-Larsson have all been cultivated under his watch....
Via The Comeback
April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Shane Doan has an idea to eliminate tanking in the NHL

The practice of tanking has been a major focus in all sports but maybe none more so than hockey. With generational talents like Connor McDavid and surefire stars such as Auston Matthews knocking on the door, teams that are legitimately terrible seem to have ownership find ways to enhance their awful play to get a shot at these guys, or so people think. Heck, people still talk about...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

What Happened To The Arizona Coyotes?

Just two months ago, the Arizona Coyotes were everybody's favorite underdog. They sat in second place in the Pacific Division with 48 points, and while they were certainly not the cream of the NHL crop, a certain SQ writer said "their division rivals might just be bad enough, or far away enough, to keep them" in a playoff spot.Oh, how things have changed.The Coyotes are now in...
Via The Sports Quotient
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Coyotes turn to bank manager to serve as backup goaltender

The Arizona Coyotes needed a goalie to back up starter Louis Domingue on Monday night after backup Anders Lindback got hurt before the game, and because Lindback was injured so close to game time, they had to turn to someone who was home giving his five-week-old twin boys a bath. Nathan Schoenfeld made the most of the sudden call-up to the Coyotes, sitting on the bench to watch...
Via The Comeback
February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Can The Arizona Coyotes Actually Make The Playoffs?

Everybody loves an underdog. It's very easy to write off Cinderella teams at the start of the season. "Luck," "small sample size," "there's 82 games" are the common phrases for dismissing unexpected success. However, when the calendar turns to the new year, and that team is still second in their division, it's time to take them seriously.So can the Arizona Coyotes actually do this...
Via The Sports Quotient
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Coyotes’ John Scott relishing controversial NHL All-Star nod

John Scott, the 33-year-old brawler and enforcer in a league that no longer holds such players in high regard, was named to the 2016 NHL All-Star Game thanks to a groundswell of support built upon the idea of a joke from snarky, social-media savvy fans. But how it all happened matters little to the Arizona Coyotes bruiser. Scott says he’s relishing very minute of it. “I would...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Jeremy Roenick gives John Scott 'motivator' ahead of ASG

Jeremy Roenick isn't one to mince words, and he was pretty open about how "terrible" he found it that John Scott planned to attend the NHL All-Star Game after the fan voting gone awry earned the bruiser an invite.But the player-turned-analyst appears to at least be giving Scott a bit of "incentive," as SportsNet called it, ahead of the big event.The All-Star fete includes the Skills...
Via Yardbarker
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss
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