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”

Coyotes: Ekman-Larsson Never Wanted Out

It’s Halloween, which could really be any day in 2020, and that means it’s time once again to talk about the NHL’s spookiest team. Arizona Coyotes defenceman Oliver Ekman-Larsson found himself right in the middle of the rumour mill ahead of this year’s underwhelming free agent signing period after he stated he’d only waive hisContinue reading “Coyotes: Ekman-Larsson Never Wanted Out”

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”

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”