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: 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”

2017-2018 Season Preview: Arizona Coyotes

Hockey is just a couple months away and we’re taking a cursory glance at the NHL’s 31 teams. This time around, it’s the Arizona Coyotes. The Coyotes haven’t reached the playoffs since 2012. They’ve finished near the basement of the NHL in each of the past three seasons and have allowed 769 goals against inContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Arizona Coyotes”

Blackhawks Intend to Match Hjalmarsson Offer Sheet

Chicago must see something in Niklas Hjalmarsson because they’ve elected to match the four year $14 million offer sheet sent his way by the San Jose Sharks. The Blackhawks had seven days to match the offer sheet put forward by the Sharks and announced today that they were planning on it. The Sharks were makingContinue reading “Blackhawks Intend to Match Hjalmarsson Offer Sheet”

Sharks Ink Hjalmarsson with Offer Sheet

The San Jose Sharks have signed restricted free agent Niklas Hjalmarsson, using an offer sheet to sign the former Chicago Blackhawk defenceman to a four year deal worth $14 million. The Blackhawks do have seven days to match the offer. If they don’t match the deal, they’ll receive a first and a third round pickContinue reading “Sharks Ink Hjalmarsson with Offer Sheet”