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”

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: Yes, Arizona is Thinking Playoffs

At this point and time, the Arizona Coyotes are in playoff contention. Let that sink in. This is a club that has dealt with perennially low expectations since the outset, almost every single season. And, not for nothing, they’ve earned those lowered expectations with a lacklustre roster and some troubling play. But this season, ArizonaContinue reading “Coyotes: Yes, Arizona is Thinking Playoffs”

Coyotes: Conor Garland’s Rockin’ Saturday Night

Arizona Coyotes forward Conor Garland had an incredible Saturday night and proved that he belongs in the NHL with a two-goal performance against the Edmonton Oilers. Sure, there were stories aplenty in the contest. For one, the Oilers lost and again looked lacklustre with a playoff spot in the balance. And sure, the Coyotes tookContinue reading “Coyotes: Conor Garland’s Rockin’ Saturday Night”