Coyotes: Chayka Out, Sullivan In as Things Totally Break Down in Arizona

The Arizona Coyotes have promoted Steve Sullivan to the post of interim general manager after former general manager John Chayka quit. “The club is disappointed in (Chayka’s) actions and his timing as the Coyotes prepare to enter the NHL’s hub city of Edmonton, where the team will begin post-season play for the first time sinceContinue reading “Coyotes: Chayka Out, Sullivan In as Things Totally Break Down in Arizona”

Coyotes: Contract Negotiations with Taylor Hall Seem to be On

With the NHL on its “pause” for the foreseeable future, actual news regarding the game seems hard to come by. Luckily, the Arizona Coyotes are talking to Taylor Hall about a potential contract. That’s something, right? Hall arrived in Arizona in December, part of a package deal with the New Jersey Devils that involved aContinue reading “Coyotes: Contract Negotiations with Taylor Hall Seem to be On”

Devils: Taylor Hall Traded to Arizona Coyotes

The New Jersey Devils have traded forward Taylor Hall to the Arizona Coyotes for a 2020 conditional first-round draft pick, a conditional 2021 third-rounder, along with forward prospects Nate Schnarr, Nick Merkley and defenceman Kevin Bahl. The Devils also sent Blake Speers to Arizona. New Jersey will retain 50 percent of Hall’s salary cap hitContinue reading “Devils: Taylor Hall Traded to Arizona Coyotes”

Coyotes: John Chayka Signs Long-Term Contract Extension

Arizona Coyotes general manager John Chayka has signed a long-term contract extension, the team announced Monday. Chayka was hired in May of 2016 and became the youngest general manager in NHL history. The 30-year-old is in his fourth season as GM and was named president of hockey operations in Arizona in July of 2017. “IContinue reading “Coyotes: John Chayka Signs Long-Term Contract Extension”

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”