|Founded:||December 27, 1971||GM:||Bill Armstrong|
|Owned By:||Alex Meruelo||Coach:||André Tourigny|
|Home Rink:||Gila River Arena||Captain:||Vacant|
Originally founded on December 27, 1971 as the Winnipeg Jets of the World Hockey Association (WHA), they were one of four franchises absorbed into the National Hockey League after the WHA had ceased operations and then granted membership on June 22, 1979. The Jets moved to Phoenix on July 1, 1996, and were re-named as the Phoenix Coyotes. The franchise finalized a second name change on June 27, 2014, to become the Arizona Coyotes.
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2021-22 Season Roster
The Arizona Coyotes, at the time long overdue for a uniform change, rolled out their current uniforms in time for the 2015-16 National Hockey League season. However, the new rendition leaves much to be desired. Read more…
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Shane Doan: Captain Coyote
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 organization. In a year filled with plenty of firsts in the NHL with a new team in Las Vegas and Adidas jerseys, the Coyotes will have a new captain in Oliver Ekman-Larsson. Read more…
- Keith Tkachuk, 1996-2001
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- Shane Doan, 2003-2017
- Oliver Ekman-Larsson, 2018-2021
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