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”

Penguins: Pittsburgh Trades Kessel to Arizona for Galchenyuk

The Pittsburgh Penguins have traded forward Phil Kessel to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for Alex Galchenyuk. The Penguins also receive Pierre-Oliver Joseph, while the Coyotes will receive a defenceman Dane Birks and a fourth-round pick for the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. “We felt the ability to add a scorer was the primary need forContinue reading “Penguins: Pittsburgh Trades Kessel to Arizona for Galchenyuk”

Coyotes: Desert Dogs Look Sharp for 2018-2019

The Arizona Coyotes are one season in to playing head coach Rick Tocchet’s system and things may be turning around at last. The club went 17-12-3 after the All-Star break last season and they’ll be looking for more of the same in 2018-2019. Scoring was, naturally, an issue. They finished 30th last season in goalsContinue reading “Coyotes: Desert Dogs Look Sharp for 2018-2019”

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”