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”

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”

Blackhawks: Disappointment Looms Large in Chicago Once More

For fans of the Chicago Blackhawks, things aren’t easy right now. The team missed the playoffs last season and haven’t done an awful lot to improve their fortunes this summer, which is leading to a sense of ambiguity for the upcoming season. The Blackhawks finished 2017-2018 with just 33 wins and scored a miserable 229Continue reading “Blackhawks: Disappointment Looms Large in Chicago Once More”