Arizona Coyotes News, Trades & Rumors

Blackhawks Trade Hjalmarsson to Coyotes for Murphy and Dauphin

Blackhawks Trade Hjalmarsson to Coyotes for Murphy and Dauphin

June 23rd, 2017703 The Chicago Blackhawks are trading veteran defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for defenseman Connor Murphy and forward Laurent Dauphin, the Blackhawks announced Friday. This deal comes just hours ahead of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft and is all but certainly a move to free...
Shane Doan: The Legend of Captain Coyote

Shane Doan: The Legend of Captain Coyote

June 21st, 2017340 June 19, 2017, will go down in Coyotes history as being a controversial day. The Arizona Coyotes made the decision to not offer Shane Doan the 21-year veteran a contract for the upcoming season. The Coyotes have never played a season without Doan who has the been the cornerstone of the...

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Coyotes Trade Mike Smith to Flames

The Arizona Coyotes and Calgary Flames were almost the first teams to break the ice on trades Saturday as the entire hockey community sits in anticipation, wondering what moves their respective teams will pull off. The Montreal Canadiens and Buffalo Sabres pulled off the first deal of the day... June 17th, 2017

Should Coyotes Move on from Smith?

The Arizona Coyotes have had the services of goaltender Mike Smith since the 2011-12 season. It's no coincidence that was the same season the Coyotes made it to the Western Conference Final. It is no secret that the Coyotes did not end where they wanted to this past season, finishing 27th in the... June 17th, 2017

Combine Prepares Teams for NHL Draft

It’s only a couple short weeks before the 2017 NHL Draft kicks off in Chicago and with that being said, every NHL team should be wrapping up their final draft lists in preparation for draft day. With the results of the 2017 NHL Scouting Combine in hand, teams have a much more informative... June 10th, 2017

Coyotes Expansion Draft Primer: Defense & Goalies

With the NHL's Expansion Draft less than two weeks away, the Arizona Coyotes and general manager John Chayka are undoubtedly working around the clock to improve their roster as well as to ensure that all of their assets are protected. Last week, we took a stab at predicting what Chayka might do... June 8th, 2017

Coyotes Emerging From Rebuild?

The Arizona Coyotes are looking to rebound after a disappointing 2016-17 season. The Coyotes finished 27th in the league, one point ahead of the Vancouver Canucks. The NHL draft lottery did not provide any comfort for Coyotes fans when the news broke that Arizona would pick seventh overall.... June 6th, 2017

Coyotes Expansion Draft Primer: Forwards

With the NHL Expansion Draft less than a month away, it's likely that general managers around the league are spending most of their time trying to figure out how to 'beat the system' and ensure that they can keep as many of their core players as possible away from the Vegas Golden Knights and... June 1st, 2017