Coyotes Rumors & News

  • Coyotes set high price for Ekman-Larsson, shopping Hjalmarsson

    Ottawa Sun "The Arizona Coyotes will have a decision to make on defenceman Oliver Ekman-Larsson. There is no shortage of suitors with the National Hockey League trade deadline set for Feb. 26 at 3 p.m. ET, and the Coyotes have to determine if now is the time to deal the 26-year-old blueliner, who can..." January 14

  • The trade the Sharks and Coyotes should have made

    NBC Sports Bay Area "The San Jose Sharks and Arizona Coyotes both had their CBA-mandated ‘bye week’ this past week, but the Desert Dogs were far busier during their time off. On Thursday, the Coyotes acquired winger Richard Panik and defenseman Laurent Dauphin from Chicago. Leaving Arizona were 22-year-old forward..." January 13

  • Blackhawks acquire Anthony Duclair from Coyotes for Richard Panik

    Sportsnet "The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired forward Anthony Duclair from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for forward Richard Panik. Duclair has nine goals and 15 points in 33 games this season. The 22-year-old was drafted in the third round of the 2013 NHL Draft by the New York Rangers (80th..." January 10

  • Newly acquired forward Freddie Hamilton sees a great future for the Coyotes

    Arizona Central "As an outsider coming in, newly acquired forward Freddie Hamilton can see the potential of this Coyotes team. Hamilton — whom the Coyotes claimed off waivers from the Calgary Flames on Thursday — says that although they boast the worst record in the league at 10-27-5 entering play on Saturday,..." January 07

  • IIHF head will do 'everything in his power' to get NHL players in 2022 Olympics

    Sporting News "The head of the International Ice Hockey Federation is going to do all he can to get NHL players back into the Olympics in 2022. The NHL decided its players would not participate in the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea in 2018 for several reasons. For one, the 14-hour time..." January 05

  • Coyotes F Duclair requests trade

    TSN "Anthony Duclair has requested a trade from the Arizona Coyotes, according to Craig Custance of The Athletic. Duclair, 22, has seven goals and 13 points in 31 games with the last-place club this season. He has spent the entire season to date with the NHL club after spending 16 games last season..." January 04

  • Coyotes claim Freddie Hamilton off waivers from Flames

    Fanrag Sports "The Arizona Coyotes have claimed center Freddie Hamilton off waivers from the Calgary Flames, according to Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet. Hamilton played in eight games with the Flames this season, handing out one assist over a total of 61 minutes on the ice. The 26-year-old was originally..." January 04

  • Why the Winter Classic is still an NHL home run

    New York Post "The Winter Classic no longer creates the national footprint it did when the NHL’s outdoor extravaganza was created 10 years ago. It no longer makes for appointment viewing. Fact is, the national TV audience that peaked at 2.5 million for the 2009 game at Wrigley Field between the Blackhawks and..." January 02

  • The Season Is Already Over For The Arizona Coyotes

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Have the Arizona Coyotes already been eliminated from playoff contention in 2017-18? Mathematically, no. There are an almost infinite number of possibilities for the remainder of the NHL season, some which include the Coyotes winning many games and enough Western Conference contenders losing in..." January 02

  • “Zero” Chance Of Trading Oliver Ekman-Larsson

    Pro Hockey Rumors "With the Arizona Coyotes looking up from the bottom of the standings once again, trade speculation surrounding their best player has heated up in recent months. Oliver Ekman-Larsson is a free agent in the summer of 2019, and could fetch a massive return if the Coyotes decided to move him. That..." December 28

  • Coyotes' Rinaldo suspended 6 games for punching Avalanche's Girard

    Sportsnet "Arizona Coyotes forward Zac Rinaldo has been suspended for six games, the NHL’s player safety department announced on Wednesday. The incident occurred on Dec. 23 when the Coyotes were hosting the Colorado Avalanche. After Rinaldo landed a clean bodycheck on Avalanche centre Nathan Mackinnon,..." December 28

  • Rinaldo waives right to in-person hearing

    TSN "Arizona Coyotes centre Zac Rinaldo has waived his right to an in-person hearing for a punch on an unsuspecting opponent and will have a phone hearing on Wednesday. During the second period of Saturday's game against the Colorado Avalanche, Rinaldo landed a punch to Samuel Girard after the two..." December 26

  • Zac Rinaldo is about to be handed another multi-game suspension

    Pro Hockey Talk "At some point later this week it will be time to reset your “Days Since Zac Rinaldo’s Been Suspended” boards after the Arizona Coyotes forward was offered an in-person hearing for his actions during Saturday night’s loss to the Colorado Avalanche. Midway through the second period, Rinaldo laid..." December 26

  • Coyotes' Josh Archibald brings speed, willingness and energy following trade from Penguins

    Arizona Central "The Stanley Cup has seen everything. It’s been almost everywhere, too. That’s part of the charm of the NHL’s version of the prized Holy Grail. If you’re ever lucky enough to hoist it, it means you get to spend at least one full day with it, doing almost anything you and Lord Stanley’s silver..." December 25

  • Coyotes’ Zac Rinaldo sucker punches rookie, sparks brawl vs. Avalanche

    Sportsnet "Zac Rinaldo is going to be in some trouble yet again with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety. The Arizona Coyotes forward sucker punched Colorado Avalanche rookie defenceman Samuel Girard Saturday night, which sparked a massive line brawl. Rinaldo, 27, hit Nathan MacKinnon with an..." December 24

  • Coyotes will play at least one more season in Arizona

    Sporting News "The Coyotes will be playing in Arizona for at least one more season. Arizona currently plays at Gila River Arena in Glendale, but they no longer manage the venue. AEG took over as the manager of the property in 2015 as the arena had been losing money for several years. "We are absolutely..." December 19

  • Pittsburgh Penguins Acquire Michael Leighton From Arizona Coyotes

    Pro Football Rumors "The Pittsburgh Penguins made a deal ahead of the trade freeze, acquiring Michael Leighton and a 2019 fourth-round pick (originally Minnesota’s) from the Arizona Coyotes. They’ll send back Josh Archibald, Sean Maguire and a 2019 sixth-round pick. Leighton will join his third organization of the..." December 19

  • 2018-19 Salary Cap Projected At $78-82MM

    Pro Hockey Rumors "At the board of governors meeting today, the league shared projections for next season’s salary cap. According to Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic, that number is set to fall between $78-82MM depending on how the NHLPA uses their escalators. That’s an increase from this year’s $75MM ceiling, giving..." December 09

  • The NHL is political, whether you like it or not

    Sporting News "In the immediate aftermath of raising his fist, Lightning forward J.T. Brown received death threats. Brown, in the eyes of some hockey fans, had broken the cardinal rule of combining sports and the vague concept of politics. For, in the NHL, the best player is a quiet player who keeps his head..." December 08

  • The NHL's Most Valuable Teams

    Forbes.com "NHL team values are up 15% over last year to an average of $594 million, the biggest increase in three years. Deal-making in and out of hockey has been a boon to the NHL, most notably the $2.2 billion sale of the Houston Rockets (NBA), the $1.2 billion price for the Miami Marlins (MLB) and the..." December 05

  • IIHF backs Russia’s participation in Pyeongchang Olympics

    Pro Hockey Talk "The International Ice Hockey Federation doesn’t want to see hockey suffer at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. With the International Olympic Committee set to rule on whether Russia can compete at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games next week, the IIHF threw its support behind Russia’s..." November 28

  • Coyotes Assign Chychrun to AHL for Conditioning Purposes

    NHL.com "Arizona Coyotes President of Hockey Operations and General Manager John Chayka announced today that defenseman Jakob Chychrun has been assigned to the Tucson Roadrunners, the Coyotes American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, for conditioning purposes. Chychrun suffered a knee injury prior to the..." November 28

  • Coyotes’ Dylan Strome earns another NHL chance after AHL scoring tear

    Pro Hockey Talk "There haven’t been a whole lot of bright spots for the Arizona Coyotes this season. Clayton Keller’s quest for the Calder Trophy is fun to watch and Oliver Ekman-Larsson’s bounce-back season after some personal tragedy has been great to witness. Now it’s Dylan Strome’s chance to add to the..." November 27

  • Coyotes are (gasp) on a winning streak

    Pro Hockey Talk "As of this writing, the Arizona Coyotes have the least standings points in the NHL (11) despite playing a league-leading 22 games. Things could change for this young team, but for now, it’s about small victories, which makes actual wins that much bigger. Perhaps what they really needed was this..." November 19

  • Arizona Coyotes accused of not properly paying employees, union busting in NLRB complaints

    Arizona Central "The National Labor Relations Board launched two investigations into the Arizona Coyotes during the past 13 months, probing allegations that the National Hockey League team spied on staff, engaged in union busting and fired two employees who raised concerns about pay, federal records say. The..." November 16

  • The Arizona Coyotes should not be this bad

    Pro Hockey Talk "On Tuesday night the Arizona Coyotes will play their 20th game of the season when they take on the Winnipeg Jets, winners of five of their past seven games. The Coyotes will enter the game with just two wins on the season. None of those wins have come in regulation, only defeating the..." November 14

  • Lightning acquire goaltender Louis Domingue from Coyotes

    Fox Sports Florida "The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired goaltender Louis Domingue (doh-MING, LOO-ee) from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for goaltender Michael Leighton and forward Tye McGinn, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Domingue, 25, has appeared in seven games with the Coyotes..." November 14

  • Tom Wilson keeps trying to beat up the Schenn brothers

    Pro Hockey Talk "There are probably plenty of players across the NHL that have a healthy dislike for Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson. He is physical. He is always kind of close to crossing the line. His job is to make you mad and get under your skin. The Schenn brothers, Luke (Arizona) and Brayden (St...." November 07

  • Best NHL trade targets with Duchene off the market

    Pro Hockey Talk "Fans of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Columbus Blue Jackets, Carolina Hurricanes, and other teams must feel a little left out after this weekend. While those GMs either were afraid to pay the sticker price or weren’t in the conversation, the bottom line is that the Ottawa Senators got Matt Duchene,..." November 07

  • Coyotes Recall Hanley from AHL

    Pro Hockey Talk "Arizona Coyotes President of Hockey Operations and General Manager John Chayka announced today that the Coyotes have recalled defenseman Joel Hanley from the Tucson Roadrunners, the club's American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate. The 26-year-old Hanley has collected four assists in nine games..." November 05

  • Coyotes Assign Clendening to AHL

    NHL.com "Arizona Coyotes President of Hockey Operations and General Manager John Chayka announced today that the Coyotes have assigned defenseman Adam Clendening to the Tucson Roadrunners, the club's American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate. The 25-year-old Clendening has registered 0-2-2 with two penalty..." November 03

  • Domingue, Reinhart Placed On Waivers

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Arizona goaltender Louis Domingue and Vegas Golden Knights’ defender Griffin Reinhart were both placed on waivers this morning, according to Elliotte Friedman. Assuming both players clear waivers on Monday, they will be assigned to their respective AHL teams. Domingue became expendable..." October 29

  • Coyotes lose 11th straight, tie NHL record for worst start to season

    NHL.com "The Arizona Coyotes equaled the worst start in NHL history, blowing a third-period lead and losing to the New Jersey Devils 4-3 at Prudential Center on Saturday. The Coyotes (0-10-1) tied the record of 11 consecutive losses to start a season, set by the New York Rangers in 1943-44. New..." October 29

  • Devils trade Wedgewood to Coyotes for 5th-round pick

    Arizona Sports "The Arizona Coyotes have traded a fifth-round pick for New Jersey Devils goaltender Scott Wedgewood, 98.7 FM Arizona Sports Station’s John Gambadoro reported Saturday. The move comes as the Coyotes have been without starting goaltender Antti Raanta for most of this season. Raanta has been..." October 28

  • When will Coyotes finally win a game?

    Pro Hockey Talk "With a pitiful 0-8-1 opening record, the Arizona Coyotes smell a bit like the NHL’s answer to the Cleveland Browns right now. Like the Browns, there’s logic to the way they’re being constructed, to the point where they duped some dummies into getting excited about the process. Each team is..." October 25

  • Coyotes d-man Chychrun back skating after offseason surgery, but no timetable for return

    Pro Hockey Talk "It’s been a difficult start to the new season for the Arizona Coyotes, as they still search for their first win after eight games. But they received good news Saturday when sophomore defenseman Jakob Chychrun skated, which, according to Craig Morgan of NHL.com, is the first time he’s done so..." October 22

  • A solution to the NHL’s advanced stats problem

    New York Post "During a recent casual conversation with someone who has been intimately involved in the NHL for decades, he jokingly said this: “You ever think that all of these off-ice officials are actually the same people in every arena?” It was a funny take on this gaggle of people in each city who keep..." October 20

  • Report: NHL might scrap All-Star Game in favor of international event

    CBS Sports "The NHL All-Star Game has been somewhat of a shapeshifting beast over the years. A lot about the annual midseason event has changed, from the game's format to the way teams are picked and how players are voted in. But soon the league's All-Star Game may cease to exist altogether. According to a..." October 17

  • ‘Yotes Notes: Perlini lands on IR, Etem recalled

    Arizona Sports "The Coyotes placed forward Brendan Perlini on injured reserve with an upper-body injury and recalled forward Emerson Etem from Tucson of the American Hockey League on Wednesday. Perlini suffered the injury Tuesday in the first period of a 5-2 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights in Las Vegas. He..." October 12

  • Coyotes demote Dylan Strome to Tucson, recall Mario Kempe

    Arizona Sports "When training camp began, Coyotes general manager John Chayka insisted the team would do what was best for Dylan Strome’s development, regardless of the expectations placed upon him as the No. 3 pick in the 2015 NHL Draft. On Monday, the Coyotes assigned the 20-year-old center to the Tucson..." October 09

  • Arizona Coyotes’ Max Domi calls for stricter immigration controls after Edmonton attack

    Toronto Star "Arizona Coyotes forward Max Domi called for stricter immigration controls on Sunday in the wake of a violent attack in Edmonton. Domi is the son of former NHL enforcer Tie Domi and was born in Winnipeg. He tweeted Sunday evening about a Somali refugee who is facing a number of charges,..." October 02

  • NHL Board of Governors discuss place of anthems before games

    Sportsnet "“It” wasn’t supposed to even be on the agenda at Wednesday’s NHL Board of Governors meeting. This was supposed to be a regular, run-of-the-mill meeting in New York City to rubber stamp a rule change, and get regular updates from various league departments. “It” was a discussion about..." September 29

  • Olympic roster decisions starting to take shape

    Sportsnet "As the parent of a five-year-old, my interest in minor hockey has grown exponentially the last few years. He’s a decent skater, but isn’t sure he wants to play. Despite that, you’re trying to learn everything you can. Toronto is a funny place for minor hockey. A friend of mine who used to coach..." September 28

  • NHLPA issues statement in support of players’ peaceful protests

    Sportsnet "The NHL Players’ Association officially joined the political conversation on Wednesday. In an email sent to players by executive director Donald Fehr, the NHLPA stated that any players who would like to participate in peaceful protests of their own “would of course have the full support of the..." September 28

  • Huge step? Doctors may find a way to identify CTE in living NHL players

    Pro Hockey Talk "Pro Football Talk’s Josh Alper and TSN’s Rick Westhead pass along what could be a breakthrough Boston University study – or at least the early stages of a breakthrough – in how concussions/CTE are handled in sports. The key: after only being able to study brains of deceased athletes, there’s a..." September 27

  • Coyotes Reduce Training Camp Roster By Five Players

    NHL.com "FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 GLENDALE, ARIZONA - Arizona Coyotes President of Hockey Operations and General Manager John Chayka announced today that the Coyotes have assigned the following five players to the Tucson Roadrunners, the club's American Hockey League (AHL)..." September 26

  • A new No. 1: McDavid edges Crosby in TSN's Top 50 player poll

    TSN "Not even back-to-back Conn Smythe trophies were enough for Sidney Crosby to hold off Connor McDavid for one more year. For the first time in the eight-year history of TSN’s Top 50 player poll, Crosby was knocked off his perch as the projected No. 1 player in the NHL, as decided by a panel of 22..." September 26

  • NHL’s Bettman says he respects players’ views on political issues

    Sportsnet "National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman says he respects players’ views on political and social issues and "people are going to have to decide what makes them comfortable." Several pro hockey players have commented President Donald Trump’s call for protesting NFL players to be fired...." September 26

  • IIHF release Olympic hockey schedule

    TSN "Canada opens defence of its Olympic men's hockey gold Feb. 15 versus Switzerland and women's gold Feb. 11 against Russia. The International Ice Hockey Federation released the ice hockey schedules and matchups Monday for the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Canada's women, who are..." September 25

  • Coyotes GM Chayka relieved Ekman-Larsson dodged serious knee injury

    TSN "Arizona Coyotes defenceman Oliver Ekman-Larsson has been listed as day-to-day by the team after leaving its preseason game Saturday against the San Jose Sharks with a knee injury. Ekman-Larsson was injured after getting tied up with Sharks winger Mikkel Boedker. The Coyotes defenceman had to..." September 24