Coyotes Rumors & News

  • Preds beat Coyotes 4-3 in shootout

    Tennessean "The Predators' streak of gaining a point in the standings in every game this season continued Tuesday night against the Arizona Coyotes. This time it came in the form of a 4-3 shootout victory at Bridgestone Arena, the first shootout win for the Predators this season. Derek Roy and Ryan..." October 22

  • Schwartz nets hat-trick in Blues' 6-1 win over Arizona

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Jaden Schwartz headed to the Blues' bench at the end of what he thought would be his final shift, but with two goals on the night, the Blues wouldn't allow him to take a seat. "I was coming off and my teammates told me to stay on and try to get the hat-trick, so that was pretty cool," Schwartz..." October 19

  • Former Oilers Sam Gagner getting used to Coyotes system

    Edmonton Sun "Once upon a time, Sam Gagner, Robert Nilsson, Andrew Cogliano and Tom Gilbert were going to be the core of a contender in Edmonton. It didn’t quite work out the way they all hoped, however, and the last remaining member of Edmonton’s first rebuild went to the Coyotes last summer while the..." October 16

  • Mikkel Boedker scores hat trick to lead Coyotes past Oilers

    Arizona Republic "Coyotes coach Dave Tippett ushered his players off the ice earlier than normal during Wednesday's morning skate, even getting captain Shane Doan to abandon his routine of loitering long after the others have left the ice. "They need energy for tonight," he said. But the extra bit of rest..." October 16

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    Arizona Coyotes @ArizonaCoyotes

    #Coyotes GM Don Maloney has announced that the Coyotes have assigned F Justin Hodgman to Portland (AHL).

  • Arizona Coyotes fight for OT win over LA Kings

    Arizona Republic "Suspect goaltending helped derail the Coyotes in Game 1, and coach Dave Tippett tried to rectify that for his team's second challenge of the season by switching up his netminders. Starter Mike Smith, who was between the pipes for all six goals Thursday against the Jets, took a seat Saturday..." October 12

  • Coyotes reach agreement to make Andrew Barroway majority owner

    Arizona Republic "The Arizona Coyotes are set to have a new majority owner. Andrew Barroway agreed to purchase 51 percent of the team Friday, subject to approval by the NHL Board of Governors. The team made the move official with the following press release: The Arizona Coyotes announced today an agreement..." October 12

  • Jets win season opener 6-2 against Coyotes

    Winnipeg Free Press "After a six-month hiatus, tonight marks the resumption of meaningful games for the Winnipeg Jets. They begin their fourth NHL season in Winnipeg on the road, starting at Gila River Arena against the Arizona Coyotes. The Jets were 37-35-10 and missed the playoffs by seven points last season...." October 10

  • Coyotes stress key facets of the penalty kill

    Arizona Republic "The shot block, judging by the way Coyotes defenseman Keith Yandle's eyes widened following the impact, wasn't intentional. But after the puck caught him on the leg during Tuesday's practice at Gila River Arena, instead of falling to the ice, Yandle remained upright to a chorus of cheers that..." October 09

  • NHL's fighters finding themselves unemployed

    USA Today "Unemployed NHL tough guy Krys Barch fondly recalls a few seasons ago when he was considered essential to the Dallas Stars, especially against a fighting team like the Boston Bruins. "We had Sean Avery and we had a bunch of line brawls," he said. "I've probably fought Shawn Thornton 10 or 12..." October 09

  • Top 10 NHL breakout candidates for the 2014-15 season

    Sports-Kings "Every year, there’s a crop of new faces that make their mark on the NHL landscape. In the upcoming season, these 10 players should breakout and put their name on the hockey map. Honorable mentions: LW Sam Bennett, Calgary Flames; C Aleksander Barkov, Florida Panthers; D Jamie Oleksiak, Dallas..." October 08

  • The Coyotes were hours away from moving to Seattle

    Seattle Times "Against a backdrop of 100-degree temperatures, workers last month began implementing the latest changes for a hockey team once just a lone councilman’s vote from winding up in Seattle. They spent a sweat-filled Saturday tearing down the outdoor facade at the Jobing.com Arena to replace it with..." October 08

  • Arizona Coyotes' Oliver Ekman-Larsson on the brink of stardom

    Arizona Republic "Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson has long been the team's best-kept secret, an elite blueliner unable to achieve league-wide recognition. "OEL" is confident but far from outspoken and egotistical. To find a sharp indication of Ekman-Larsson's North American perception, we found a..." October 05

  • Coyotes cut prospects because ‘we need to be a playoff team’

    Arizona Republic "Talk of a youth movement among the Coyotes first surfaced at the trade deadline, and it only gained momentum once their playoff hopes expired last season. While roster spots were left open and an unbiased evaluation was made on the prospects that attended training camp, it became clear heaping..." October 04

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    Waivers: JORDAN SZWARZ ARI ANDREW CAMPBELL ARI

  • Spurned Islanders buyer to purchase Coyotes instead

    New York Post "The NHL’s problem child franchise in Phoenix is about to change hands again, The Post has learned. Andrew Barroway, who attempted to buy the Devils two years ago and believed he had an agreement to buy the Islanders earlier this year before Charles Wang switched course and instead reached a..." October 03

  • Max-ed Out: Coyotes send Domi back to junior

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Arizona Coyotes made a bit of a surprise decision on Thursday, sending highly-touted prospect Max Domi back to his junior club in OHL London, per the Canadian Press. Domi, 19, was the club’s first-round pick (13th overall) at the 2013 NHL Entry Draft and made waves last preseason, appearing..." October 03

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    #Marlins Jose Fernandez made 25 throws from 30 feet today at Marlins Park. It went well. He said he felt great.

  • Lessio aiming to stick with Coyotes this time around

    Fox Sports Arizona "The first of the Coyotes' split-squad training camp practices had finished at least an hour earlier. Most of the players were either grabbing lunch in the Rinkside Club or chatting in the team lounge at Gila River Arena. Lucas Lessio was pacing the hallways. He'd appear at one end, still..." September 30

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    Craig Morgan @cmorganfoxaz

    #Coyotes 2014 top pick Brendan Perlini needs surgery on his right hand after breaking a bone. Source says surgery was scheduled for Friday.

  • Coyotes assess first-rounder Perlini’s broken hand

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Arizona Coyotes are already licking their wounds as training camp is barely under way, but perhaps the biggest concern revolves around 2014 first-rounder Brendan Perlini. Perlini, 18, is apparently suffering from a broken right hand, AZ Central’s Sarah McLellan reports. Coyotes GM Don..." September 21

  • Arizona Coyotes calling on rookie Max Domi for points

    Arizona Republic "With top scoring forwards Radim Vrbata and Mike Ribeiro moving on during the summer, the Arizona Coyotes are looking for help offensively. Enter Max Domi. The solution for most of the Coyotes' offensive deficiencies is already a member of the organization. A proven scorer with creativity..." September 15

  • Elite NHL teams are selling, and Arizona Coyotes should be buyers

    Arizona Republic "The Arizona Coyotes are not Stanley Cup contenders. This is not a mind-blowing statement. The Coyotes finished out of the playoffs last season, losing their grip on a wild-card spot in the final week of the season. They are a hot pick for a surprise playoff team this season, but nobody is..." September 06

  • Chairman: Coyotes could achieve profitability earlier than expected

    Fox Sports Arizona "George Gosbee just doesn't get it. No matter how many long-term commitments the Coyotes make, all anybody wants to talk about is their short-term exit strategy. "I wish people would stop looking at the five-year out clause and start looking at all the long-term deals we're signing," the team's..." August 19

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    David Pagnotta @TheFourthPeriod

    Coyotes announce 9yr deal w/ Gila River Casino for arena name rights (Gila River Arena). Deal pending Glendale City Council approval on Sep9

  • How will Arizona replace the offense lost this summer?

    Pro Hockey Talk "Arizona Coyotes GM Don Maloney bought out Mike Ribeiro’s contract over “behavioral issues” and let Radim Vrbata walk because he demanded a no-trade/no-movement clause. Those forwards tied for fourth and second on the team in points respectively, so the obvious question now is how will the Coyotes..." August 10

  • No longer underrated, Ekman-Larsson looks to lead in Arizona

    Pro Hockey Talk "By now you should all know about Arizona Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson. When the Coyotes reached the Western Conference Final in 2012, Ekman-Larsson wowed fans who hadn’t had much of a chance to see him play with his ability to carry the puck and generate offense from the blue line...." August 10

  • Veteran NHLer Pyatt signs in Swiss league

    Pro Hockey Talk "After a lengthy NHL career, Taylor Pyatt is headed overseas. The former Islander, Sabre, Canuck, Coyote, Ranger and Penguin has signed with Geneve-Servette of Switzerland’s National League A, the club announced on Thursday. Pyatt, 32, split last season between New York and Pittsburgh, racking..." July 24

  • Possible Open Meeting violation last year could force Coyotes to relocate

    SI.com "Maybe we shouldn't get too attached to the name "Arizona" Coyotes just yet. According to a report in the Arizona Republic, a previously undisclosed meeting of City Council members and an Arizona Coyotes attorney last June may have violated Arizona's Open Meeting Law and revealed key information..." July 23

  • Arizona Coyotes sign first-round pick Brendan Perlini

    Arizona Republic "Only three weeks after drafting winger Brendan Perlini with their first pick at the 2014 NHL draft, the Coyotes signed the 18-year-old to a three-year entry-level deal Friday. "We are very pleased to sign Brendan to an entry-level contract," General Manager Don Maloney said in a statement..." July 19

  • David Moss re-signs with Coyotes while on his honeymoon

    Arizona Republic "The NHL's free-agent signing period opened three days before winger David Moss' wedding July 4 and six days before he embarked on a honeymoon in Turks and Caicos with his wife Erinn. Surely, he figured, a deal could be worked out before he left the country. But it wasn't until Moss was..." July 19

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    Mike Ribeiro should make a decision this week about his future. He visit a Western team and will talk to a Eastern team this week.

  • Nashville Predators Sign Mike Ribeiro to a One-Year Contract

    NHL.com "Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed free-agent forward Mike Ribeiro to a one-year, $1.05 million contract. “Mike is a talented veteran center who has produced offensively everywhere he has played,” Poile said...." July 15

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    Sarah McLellan @azc_mclellan

    #Coyotes announce they've signed Dave Moss to a one-year contract, which would appear to nix his previous tentative deal with a Swiss team.

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    Andy Strickland @andystrickland

    David Moss signs two-year deal to play in Switzerland....has 1 week out clause to sign with #NHL club. Played last season with #coyotes

  • Will anyone take a chance on now-suspect center Mike Ribeiro?

    CBSSports.com "Imagine you are an NHL general manager. You've got some money to spend and you need a top-six center. You already missed out on Paul Stastny, Brad Richards and Mikhail Grabovski, but there's still that hole that needs to be filled and it's a rather important one. Now imagine that there is a..." July 08

  • Coyotes devoting more resources to helping players

    Arizona Republic "The Coyotes' addition of Darcy RegierThursday as Senior Vice President and Assistant General Manager won't put more pucks in the net next season, currently their most pressing concern of the offseason, but it's a hire that the team hopes will make it better in the long-term. And it was another..." July 04

  • Devan Dubnyk hopes to bounce back with Arizona Coyotes

    Arizona Republic "The Coyotes have been successful at plucking goalies out of adversity and serving as the foundation for their resurgence. Ilya Bryzgalov joined the Coyotes as a waiver-wire pickup and eventually led them to a 50-win season and their first playoff berth in eight years. Current No. 1 Mike..." July 03

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    2 yrs, $5 mil per for Vrbata to Canucks.

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    Chris Johnston @reporterchris

    Devan Dubnyk has landed with the #coyotes. Still awaiting terms.

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    Chris Johnston @reporterchris

    Joe Vitale gets a three-year deal from #coyotes.

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    Chris Johnston @reporterchris

    Journeyman defenceman Dylan Reese signs a two-way deal with #coyotes. Spent last year in the KHL.

  • Several Arizona Coyotes departures likely as free agency opens

    Arizona Republic "Change is expected after consecutive non-playoff finishes, and Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney has already been working to ensure the roster the team debuts in the fall is different than the one that finished last season. The Coyotes recently bought out center Mike Ribeiro, found his..." July 01

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    The Flames were aggressive pre-draft. Offered to take on Mike Ribeiro for 12th pick (Ribeiro wouldn't waive). Ultimately, he was bought out.

  • Oilers acquire Teddy Purcell from Tampa Bay Lightning for Sam Gagner, who is then flipped to Coyotes

    Edmonton Journal "He was, until Sunday, the longest serving member on the Edmonton Oilers roster, but after playing 481 games on a team that didn’t make one playoff appearance during his seven-year stay, Sam Gagner will now be plying his trade with the Arizona Coyotes. The Oilers had traded the centre to the..." June 30

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    Craig Morgan @cmorganfoxaz

    Don't count out Radim Vrbata just yet. Remember, public comments from both sides this time of year often contain a good amount of posturing.

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    Sarah McLellan @azc_mclellan

    An update on Greiss' status: Eight teams have reached out to his agent, Ray Petkau, and they're still in talks with a few.

  • Coyotes select Brendan Perlini in NHL draft

    Arizona Republic "The Coyotes had a trade in place at Friday's NHL draft to move down in case all of the eight prospects they coveted already had been taken. And when it was their turn, all had been selected — except one. So the Coyotes held onto the No.12 pick and used it to take left winger Brendan Perlini,..." June 28

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    2014 NHL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff The 2014 NHL Entry Draft goes on Friday and Saturday in Philadelphia. While this year's NHL draft will certainly not be able to match the talent pool of Thursday's NBA Draft, or even most other NHL Drafts for that matter, there are still some extremely talented players available. The best part... June 28

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    As @DarrenDreger predicted earlier, @ArizonaCoyotes announce they're buying out Mike Ribeiro