Coyotes: Arizona Ready to Take Next Step to Success

The Arizona Coyotes have been making significant improvements year after year, but the 2020-2021 season may be the time they finally take a big leap forward. Under head coach Rick Tocchet, the Coyotes have trended upward. They were last overall for his first season, but last season they posted a .529 points percentage and finishedContinue reading “Coyotes: Arizona Ready to Take Next Step to Success”

2019-2020 Season Preview: Arizona Coyotes

The Arizona Coyotes are hoping 2019-2020 could be their year to end a significant playoff drought, but they’re also hoping a key roster acquisition will breathe some new life into their offence. That acquisition is, of course, Phil Kessel. We’ve detailed the expectations placed on the 32-year-old already, but you really can’t talk about theContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Arizona Coyotes”

Coyotes: Arizona Has the Pieces for a Playoff Push

Is it time for the Arizona Coyotes to finally take that leap and become a good hockey club? There are reasons to believe 2019-2020 could be a very good year for Arizona, not the least of which involves the acquisition of forward Phil Kessel and all the obligatory goal-scoring that comes with it. It’s notContinue reading “Coyotes: Arizona Has the Pieces for a Playoff Push”

What Went Wrong: Arizona Coyotes

The Arizona Coyotes can look back on 2018-2019 as another disappointment in a long, long string of them. They finished fourth in the Pacific Division and ninth in the Western Conference with a 39-35-8 record. It’s been an interesting run for analytics fan and general manager John Chayka, who’s taken a bold approach to theContinue reading “What Went Wrong: Arizona Coyotes”

Coyotes: Critical Week Ahead for Arizona

The Arizona Coyotes are still in it. If the desert dogs do make the playoffs this season, it’ll be the first time they’ve done so since 2011-2012. Back then, they made it to the Western Conference Finals. The Coyotes have just six games to go in the regular season and they’ll need to collect everyContinue reading “Coyotes: Critical Week Ahead for Arizona”