Coyotes Rumors & News

  • McKenzie: Coyotes, Ducks, Kings primed to trade

    Nichols on Hockey "On if there’s one team we should be watching nearing the trade deadline as the linchpin in the process: “Well, I think that in terms of a seller it’d be the Phoenix Coyotes. They’ve got Antoine Vermette. They’ve got Zbynek Michalek. They possibly have Keith Yandle, although there seems to be..." January 27

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    Arizona Coyotes @ArizonaCoyotes

    Don Maloney on @OEL_23: "You can see he's not only a star now but he has a chance to be 1 of the best players in the @NHL for a long time."

  • Crosby, Stamkos top picks in All-Star draft "The stars of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus will conduct a fantasy draft Friday to create teams for a real game to be played Sunday. We here at decided to get into the spirit by conducting our own All-Star fantasy draft. Dan Rosen played the role of Jonathan Toews; Corey..." January 22

  • Patrick Kane scores No. 200 as Blackhawks crush Coyotes

    CSN Chicago "The Blackhawks were frustrated with their team game. Andrew Shaw was frustrated with his individual game. They both felt better with their respective outings on Tuesday night. Shaw scored two goals, his first proving to be the game-winner, and the Blackhawks played a strong, complete game in a..." January 21

  • Coyotes' Mikkel Boedker has spleen removed

    USA Today "Coyotes winger Mikkel Boedker damaged his spleen on a hit in Sunday's game against the Jets, requiring surgery that night to remove it, General Manager Don Maloney confirmed Tuesday. The surgery was successful, and Boedker is expected to be fine, the team said. He remains in Winnipeg but could..." January 20

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    Craig Morgan @cmorganfoxaz

    #Coyotes coach Dave Tippett said D Brandon Gormley (lower body) skated hard today and has a chance to play vs. Chicago.

  • Jets hold off Coyotes in shootout

    Winnipeg Sun "Before the Winnipeg Jets began this taxing stretch of seven games in 11 days, Paul Maurice was hoping his group could play well enough to survive. Turns out the Jets did much more than that, capping the stretch with a 4-3 shootout victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday night at MTS Centre,..." January 19

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    Sarah McLellan @azc_mclellan

    Doan a game-time decision. He'll take warmup for #Coyotes and decide after that.

  • Coyotes players try to ignore uncertain future

    USA Today "The Arizona Coyotes should have no problem keeping busy with the on-ice issues that have rimmed this season with disappointment and contributed to their latest three-game losing streak. Spotty defensive zone coverage emerged as a recent culprit during a now-completed six-game homestand that..." January 18

  • Coyotes' rebuild could dominate the NHL's trade deadline "One of hockey's great traditions in recent years has been the yearly Keith Yandle trade rumor mill. It usually happens around draft time, when teams are at their busiest when it comes to making moves. But with the Arizona Coyotes well out of the playoff race, and Thursday's word from Pierre LeBrun..." January 17

  • Flames continue domination of Desert Dogs with 4-1 win

    Calgary Herald "Given his previous performance, given his recent stingy streak in the National Hockey League, it wasn’t shocking that Joni Ortio had earned a second straight start for the Calgary Flames. It also wasn’t shocking that the backup netminder was able to harness Saturday’s 1-0 win over the Vancouver..." January 16

  • Sharks hold off Coyotes, snap two-game skid

    CSN Bay Area "If the Sharks are going to claim a playoff spot, taking care of the league’s lesser opponents will be a necessity. That includes Arizona. On Tuesday, they got past the Coyotes thanks to Brenden Dillon’s first goal since he was acquired by San Jose, winning 3-2. Dillon’s wrist shot from the..." January 14

  • Wild Acquires Dubnyk From Arizona "The Minnesota Wild has added a goaltender to the mix. The Wild has acquired netminder Devan Dubnyk from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for a third round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. In Arizona, his only season with the Coyotes, the 6-foot-6 netminder posted a 9-5-2 record in 19 games..." January 14

  • Coyotes' defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson named to NHL All-Star team

    Arizona Republic "Defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson has been selected to represent the Coyotes at the 2015 NHL All-Star Game – the league's first since 2012. The game will be Jan. 25 in Columbus. "Obviously it's a big honor to go to the All-Star game and just be around the best players in this league," the..." January 11

  • Stone brothers finally face off

    Arizona Republic "Whether they were on the ice, rounding bases on the baseball diamond or hunkered down in front of a TV playing video games, defenseman Michael Stone and younger brother Mark always wanted to one-up each other. Years later, Stone attributes that competitiveness as helping both brothers reach the..." January 11

  • The Coyotes are tired of hearing your Shane Doan trade rumors "It's not a common practice for NHL teams to acknowledge or respond to trade rumors. There are simply too many of them -- honestly, it would probably be the only thing they do in a day if they acknowledged every one -- and the overwhelming majority of them never result in a trade anyway. It..." January 09

  • Blues blast Coyotes with four goals from Backes

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Four nights earlier, T.J. Oshie called it. After he and Alexander Steen lit up the scoreboard in San Jose, Oshie said the third member of their line, David Backes, would be next. "We have been on the end of the scoresheet and tonight was his night," Oshie said. "We were feeding him and he was..." January 07

  • Coyotes prospect Max Domi flashes his potential in World Junior Championship

    Arizona Republic "Max Domi is currently one of the most popular names in the hockey world, but the buzz surrounding the 19-year-old Coyotes prospect probably never would have happened if the team didn't elect to return him to junior during training camp. "It's amazing to see where his game has gone in the last..." January 07

  • NHL to unveil player-tracking for All-Star Game "The NHL is preparing to take a glimpse into the future by using player-tracking technology at the upcoming all-star game. Officials from the league and NHL Players’ Association will be in Columbus for testing early next week, according to two sources, with the goal of employing the Sportvision..." January 06

  • Stars claim Schlemko off waivers from Coyotes

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Dallas Stars have claimed defenseman David Schlemko off waivers from the Arizona Coyotes. “David will add veteran depth and a solid puck-mover to our blueline,” said Stars’ GM Jim Nill in a statement. “This gives us the flexibility to keep our young defensemen playing, whether here or in..." January 03

  • Coyotes introduce Barroway as new owner "Andrew Barroway was introduced as the new owner of the Arizona Coyotes on Friday and immediately made one thing clear: Getting the franchise back to the Stanley Cup Playoffs is only the first step. "I'm a competitive person and I want to come here and build even stronger organization to help us..." January 03

  • NHL Approves Agreement for Andrew Barroway to Become Majority Owner of the Coyotes "The National Hockey League (NHL) and the Arizona Coyotes announced today that an agreement for IceArizona to sell 51 percent of the Arizona Coyotes franchise to Andrew Barroway has been finalized by the NHL’s Board of Governors. Barroway will serve as the Coyotes Chairman and Governor..." January 01

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    Further to @Casey_AZSH reporting on Yotes sale. The voting process to approve the sale of 51% of the Coyotes to Andrew Barroway has begun.

  • Coyotes goalie Devan Dubnyk seeing more starts

    Arizona Republic "Earlier this month, Coyotes coach Dave Tippett seemed ready to run with whichever goalie was picking up points. Backup Devan Dubnyk has done that, accounting for five of the team's seven points in December entering Saturday's game against the Ducks, but it doesn't sound like the Coyotes are..." December 28

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    Craig Morgan @cmorganfoxaz

    Korpi returns tonight, Summers still day to day.

  • Coyotes bounce back with big win over Oilers

    Arizona Republic "The Coyotes have had their struggles with almost every team in the Western Conference – except the lone squad that chases them. The 30th-place Oilers have been the Coyotes very own pick-me-up team, a morale boost in the form of two points when the team has sometimes needed it most. Tuesday was..." December 24

  • Canucks storm past Coyotes, 7-1

    Vancouver Sun "Turns out the gift that keeps on giving is Mike Smith. At least until he is hooked. The Arizona Coyotes’ goalie allowed four goals on 11 shots Monday – three of them awful – as the Vancouver Canucks surged into the Christmas break with a 7-1 win and the cheer of a two-game National Hockey..." December 23

  • PHT interviews Don Maloney, who knows he has a big trade chip in Vermette

    Pro Hockey Talk "Arizona GM Don Maloney understands the quality he’s got in Antoine Vermette. So too, it seems, do a number of other NHL clubs. “Antoine has been a good player for us, continues to be a good player for us,” Maloney told PHT on Monday. “There are a lot of teams interested in him.” The..." December 23

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    Sarah McLellan @azc_mclellan

    This is Tippett's 900th NHL game behind the bench. He becomes the 30th coach to reach the mark.

  • Coyotes' Mike Smith, Devan Dubnyk both vying for playing time

    Arizona Republic "Coyotes goalie Mike Smith showcased a new mask during Friday's practice, but it's unclear when the Wile E. Coyote-themed lid will make its debut in a game. Following the team's final tune-up before a three-game road trip that begins Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles, coach Dave Tippett hadn't..." December 20

  • Antoine Vermette trade speculation heats up "The Arizona Coyotes very well could become one of the more interesting teams to watch in terms of the personnel decisions they could make over the coming weeks and months. It looks like the Coyotes are going to be in sell mode after a disappointing start to the season on top of other recent..." December 19

  • Smith ‘hasn’t been able to get it done’ for Coyotes, says Tippett

    Pro Hockey Talk "Mike Smith has been a major disappointment this season — 5-14-2 record, 3.35 GAA, .889 save percentage — and on Thursday, Coyotes head coach Dave Tippett expressed frustration and confusion as to why his No. 1 goalie has gone south. “You have to continue to push and prod and get his game in..." December 18

  • Shane Doan's commitment to Coyotes remains strong

    Arizona Republic "Ticker tape and champagne corks weren't littering the ice Wednesday when the Coyotes met for practice, their first get-together since a long-awaited cleanse the night before. The Coyotes nixed a franchise-worst nine-game losing streak on home ice and a five-game skid overall Tuesday with a 2-1..." December 18

  • Coyotes end home skid with Ekman-Larsson OT goal

    Arizona Republic "In and around the many pitfalls that have clogged the Coyotes season, reprieves of optimism have regularly popped up when a meeting with the Oilers awaited. They'd been able to take advantage of the 30th-ranked club in every opportunity, and actually this reign of success predated this season..." December 17

  • Predators hammer Coyotes 5-1

    Tennessean "Mike Fisher has been frequently working on tip drills ever since he returned to the lineup. That practice turned into a power-play goal and a spark for the Predators in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Coyotes. "I haven't played in front of the net for a little while, so it's taken a bit of time..." December 12

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    James Mirtle @mirtle

    Also hearing the Coyotes deal with Barroway may be dead. Mess with that team never ends. Only one interested in buying it was to flip it.

  • Pens acquire Klinkhammer from Coyotes for Samuelsson

    Pro Hockey Talk "Last week, Pittsburgh GM Jim Rutherford said his club needed “more balance” at forward and vowed to “make some changes” for it to happen. Today, he did exactly that. The Pens have acquired forward Rob Klinkhammer from Arizona in exchange for defenseman Philip Samuelsson, the club announced..." December 07

  • Martin Jones posts second straight shutout as Kings beat Arizona, 4-0

    Los Angeles Times "History meant nothing to the Kings on Thursday, except for the lasting feat their backup goalie is compiling. As his team ended a five-game losing streak to the Arizona Coyotes and humbled troublesome opposing goalie Mike Smith in a 4-0 victory, Kings goaltender Martin Jones produced his second..." December 05

  • Report: Coyotes’ GM Don Maloney threatens to trade players

    Pro Hockey Talk "Following the Coyotes 3-0 loss to the Calgary Flames on Saturday night, GM Don Maloney went into the Arizona dressing room, which he rarely does post-game, to have conversation with his players. According to hockey insider Bob McKenzie, Maloney threatened all his players, who currently have..." December 04

  • Josh Jooris, Calgary Flames jolt Arizona Coyotes

    Calgary Sun "So much for playing it cool. Sizing up an empty net and with every would-be defender in his rear-view mirror, Calgary Flames rookie Josh Jooris wasn’t going to jeopardize his first NHL hat-trick with a delicate shot or fancy finish. Instead, he tried to rifle a wrister through the twine,..." December 03

  • Coyotes' offensive explosion secures 5-2 win over Oilers

    Five For Howling "Welcome back, offense. And hello Tobias Rieder, who scored two short-handed goals in 58 seconds to ignite the Arizona Coyotes past the struggling Edmonton Oilers for a 5-2 victory Monday night. The Coyotes snapped a three-game losing streak while subsequently handing the Oilers their tenth..." December 02

  • Arizona Coyotes look to break scoreless streak vs. Edmonton Oilers

    Arizona Republic "Bodies collided, sticks clanked against the boards and snow shavings danced in the air. Less than 13 hours after getting dropped for their fifth straight home loss and third defeat overall, the Coyotes took to the practice ice Sunday with no shortage of focus and intensity before they shipped..." December 01

  • Calgary Flames shut out host Arizona Coyotes

    Calgary Sun "Jiri Hudler, the silent killer. The Calgary Flames rode a second consecutive perfect performance from goalie Karri Ramo between the pipes but Hudler’s offensive wizardry ensured it wasn’t wasted. Hudler, who’s notorious for avoiding media attention, was more than visible enough in..." November 30

  • Avs Storm Back in the 3rd; Neuter Coyotes in Overtime

    Mile High Hockey "After an awful 1st period by the Avs and Berra, Pickard came in as relief and the Avs had 4 unanswered goals to beat the Coyotes in overtime. Game 22 Recap: Thanksgiving Edition Hi there!! It’s been tooooooo long. I am sorry. I didn’t mean to not call or text after we last hung out. I was..." November 26

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    Arizona Coyotes @ArizonaCoyotes

    Shane Doan will move into sole possession of 48th place on the @NHL's all-time games played list tonight with 1,338.

  • Anaheim Ducks mostly get it right in victory over Arizona Coyotes

    L.A. Daily News "The Ducks dominated the first 40 minutes of Sunday’s game against the Arizona Coyotes at the Honda Center. They scored twice in the pivotal second period and might have held a larger lead if not for the superb goaltending of Mike Smith. Then came the inevitable letdown, when the Ducks halted..." November 24

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    Sarah McLellan @azc_mclellan

    Hanzal won't play tonight. Skated this morning. Tippett thinks Tuesday's game is a possibility if Hanzal keeps progressing.

  • Antoine Vermette scores in shootout to lift Coyotes over Sharks

    Arizona Republic "The objective outlined before the game was to make sure their start didn't derail them, and the Coyotes took that priority to heart. Coyotes backup Devan Dubnyk did his part to weather the early onslaught by the Sharks, and the players in front of Dubnyk also pulled their weight as they scored..." November 23

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    Sarah McLellan @azc_mclellan

    #Coyotes don't run lines but Dubnyk is first off the ice so he looks like starter vs. #Sharks.

  • Three-Goal Third Powers Dallas Stars to 3-1 Win Over Phoenix Coyotes

    Defending Big D "Scoring first- Against the Minnesota Wild on Saturday, and against the Carolina Hurricanes, hadn't been working for the Dallas Stars as their protracted home woes continued into the holiday season. Thursday they tried it the other way around: It was the visitors that put the Stars down early..." November 21