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”

2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Arizona Coyotes vs. Colorado Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche and Arizona Coyotes will meet in the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs and there are clear expectations here. The Coyotes are the conspicuous underdogs, at least when it comes to overall talent and hockey blogging buzz. Colorado burned them in goal-scoring in the regular season, with a fourth-overall 236 to Arizona’s 21st-overall 195.Continue reading “2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Arizona Coyotes vs. Colorado Avalanche”

Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Arizona Coyotes vs. Nashville Predators

Hockey is back on tap and in a big way, which means there’s a lot to cover in a relatively short period of time. It’s time to get on with the show and sum up the Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round matchups. Up next, the Arizona Coyotes and Nashville Predators. To say the Coyotes plungedContinue reading “Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Arizona Coyotes vs. Nashville Predators”

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”