Coyotes Rumors & News

  • NHL loses bid to dismiss retired players' concussion lawsuit

    Sporting News "A federal judge in Minnesota has rejected the NHL's motion to dismiss a concussion lawsuit brought on by retired players, the New York Times reported . The plaintiffs accused the league of failing to inform them of health risks caused by concussions as a result of repeated head trauma and are..." March 26

  • NHL's 'McDavid-Eichel' draft lottery to be held April 18 "Soon, one of the biggest questions in hockey will have an answer. That day will come on April 18 when the NHL draft lottery is held to determine which team will have the right to draft sensational teenager Connor McDavid of the OHL Erie Otters at the NHL draft in June, sources tell..." March 26

  • Players in NHL concussion case want Bettman deposed by July 1 "NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman should be forced to be deposed about matters relating to the NHL concussions lawsuit within the next three months, lawyers for a group of former players wrote in a legal filing. Lawyers for the former players wrote to the NHL on February 23 asking to set up a time..." March 26

  • Report: Coyotes radio analyst accused of biting officer

    Arizona Republic "Nick Boynton, who joined the Arizona Coyotes' broadcast team prior to this season, is accused of causing a disturbance at the Buffalo Creek Casino on Wednesday night and fighting with Buffalo police officers assigned there to provide security, according to a report in The Buffalo News. "He was..." March 26

  • Coyotes find offense in back-and-forth OT win over Red Wings

    Arizona Republic "While bouncing among four NHL teams this season, winger Mark Arcobello somehow managed to avoid playing at Joe Louis Arena until he made a trip there Tuesday with the Coyotes to open a three-game road swing. "It's funny how that works," Arcobello said. The 26-year-old made quite the debut,..." March 25

  • Judge denies NHL's motion to dismiss concussion lawsuit "The NHL's bid to have a lawsuit brought against the league by former players regarding concussions dismissed took a hit Wednesday. A judge in U.S. district court in Minnesota has denied the NHL's motion to dismiss litigation brought against the league by former players regarding concussions...." March 25

  • Ekman-Larsson blazing trail to stardom

    Fox Sports Arizona "Three summers ago, Oliver Ekman-Larsson received a check in the mail for about $200,000. He wasn't expecting it because he didn't know there was a bonus in his contract for reaching a certain number of blocked shots. "That just kind of shows where EL's focus is," said Coyotes assistant coach..." March 24

  • Sean Burke granted permission to discuss management roles with other NHL teams

    Fox Sports Arizona "Sean Burke has wanted a significant management role since he joined the Coyotes organization in 2009 as its goaltending coach. He may get that opportunity somewhere else this offseason. Coyotes GM Don Maloney recently granted Burke permission to talk to other clubs about management positions,..." March 24

  • Jacob Markstrom makes most of second chance as Canucks edge Coyotes

    Vancouver Sun "Jacob Markstrom insisted his previous start as a Vancouver Canuck had been pretty much erased from his memory. What happened March 3 wasn’t there in the back of his head Sunday night when he finally got his second start of the season. Well, he may have forgotten about that game, but Canuck..." March 23

  • Penguins end 4-game losing streak with 3-1 victory over Coyotes

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "With forwards Evgeni Malkin and Patric Hornqvist out of the Penguins' lineup, it could be argued that the team's strength is on the blue line. The defensive group — all five of them — led the way to a 3-1 victory over Arizona that didn't seem likely following a horrendous first..." March 22

  • Doan: Arizona’s situation is ‘kind of embarrassing’

    Pro Hockey Talk "With just 12 games left in the season, the Arizona Coyotes find themselves sitting 28th in the NHL, tied on 50 points with Edmonton, just three up on last-place Buffalo and right in the thick of the McEichel Derby. For the organization, there’s silver lining in the prospect of landing a..." March 21

  • Report: NHL to have 3-on-3 OT hockey, pending approval

    Puck Drunk Love "The NHL is looking to decide the outcomes of more games before they reach a shootout and they believe moving to 3-on-3 hockey in overtime is the way to do it. The AHL recently incorporated 3-on-3 play in overtime and they’ve seen a drastic drop in games decided by the skills competition...." March 18

  • Kings' Coyote-ugly win over Arizona a thing of beauty to Andy Andreoff

    Los Angeles Times "He smiled after the puck got past Arizona goalie Mike Smith late in the second period. It lingered. He kept smiling on the bench and was still smiling at the end of second period. You can guess that 23-year-old Andy Andreoff was still smiling on the drive home after the Kings' game against the..." March 17

  • Coyotes' operating loss lower than expected in IceArizona's first year

    Arizona Republic "The Coyotes opened up their books to the City of Glendale Friday, reporting losses from the 2014 fiscal year as approximately $34.8 million. But the actual loss from operating the franchise from the first year of IceArizona's ownership was lower than anticipated. That loss came in at about..." March 14

  • Power play comes alive in Blackhawks win vs. Coyotes

    CSN Chicago "The Blackhawks’ power play has been much maligned lately, and for good reason. There were times when even entries or getting set up on it was becoming difficult. But on Thursday night, the power play wasn’t the typical thorn in the Blackhawks’ side. Instead, it was the game-decider. Andrew..." March 13

  • NHL GMs might curb shootouts

    CSN New England "This will hardly come as a shock to anybody that remembers just last week when Claude Julien famously said “they suck” when asked about NHL shootouts, but the Bruins coach is in favor of getting rid of them altogether. Darren Dreger said on NBCSN Wednesday night that the NHL general managers..." March 12

  • Predators snap losing streak

    Tennessean "In the shadow of the desert, the Predators finally found their oasis on Monday. After going six games and nearly two weeks without a victory, they snapped their slide on Monday, edging Arizona 2-1 in overtime for their first win since Feb. 24 against Colorado. It wasn't a victory that came..." March 10

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    Sarah McLellan @azc_mclellan

    Tippett said Gormely has been putting good work in while waiting for his turn. Also, Murphy battling sickness last few days so Gormley plays

  • Evgeny Romasko will become NHL's first Russian referee on Monday "On Monday night in Detroit, when the Red Wings host the Edmonton Oilers, Evgeny Romasko will make some history when he becomes the first Russian referee in NHL history when he joins Paul Devorski on the ice at Joe Louis Arena. The 33-year-old Romasko had some assignments earlier this season in..." March 09

  • Coyotes co-owner thinks ‘a real championship team’ could emerge in 2-3 years

    Pro Hockey Talk "Despite the 10 straight regulation losses and 20-37-7 record, not to mention the recent trades of key veterans Antoine Vermette and Keith Yandle, Arizona Coyotes co-owner Anthony LeBlanc doesn’t believe his team is too far from a return to respectability, and is “pretty excited about where this..." March 06

  • Ducks' trades pay off in 4-1 win over Arizona

    Los Angeles Times "Among the Ducks' aims in making one trade last week and four more in the hours before the NHL deadline was to become faster and better equipped to handle any style opponents throw at them. They needed to add speed on defense and add skill, but General Manager Bob Murray knowingly took a risk by..." March 04

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    Stephen Whyno @SWhyno

    #Isles make a minor-league trade, sending goaltender David Leggio to the #Coyotes. Played for U.S. at worlds last year.

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    Andy Strickland @andystrickland

    #stlblues acquire Zybnek Michalek from Arizona ...details coming

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    Norm Sanders @NormSanders

    With most of the top D-men off the board and no first-round draft pick, Blues' target - if any - could be Arizona's Michalek #stlblues

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  • Blues acquire Michalek from Arizona

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues have acquired defenseman Zbynek Michalek in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes. But how soon he could help remains a question, as he's currently out with a concussion. The Blues are believed to be sending a prospect and a draft pick to Arizona in the deal, but the details are yet to be..." March 02

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    Everyone on waivers cleared yesterday except for ARI's two claims -- McGinn from SJS and Cunningham from BOS. #tradecentre

  • Vermette trade the first chip for rebuilding Coyotes "Arizona Coyotes general manager Don Maloney accomplished two major goals Saturday night, earning a good return for coveted center Antoine Vermette, and saving enough time before the 2015 NHL Trade Deadline on Monday to further reshape a rebuilding franchise. Vermette was traded to the Chicago..." March 01

  • Bruins take care of business vs. struggling Coyotes, 4-1

    CSN New England "The Bruins are in the middle of a stretch of winnable games, and they once again did exactly what they had to on Saturday afternoon at TD Garden. They took care of business early and often against a struggling Arizona Coyotes hockey club, and pounded them to a whimpering pulp by a 4-1 score to..." March 01

  • Rangers land Keith Yandle from Coyotes

    Pro Hockey Talk "The New York Rangers have been searching for a power-play quarterback for some time. They made a big play to get one on Sunday, acquiring Keith Yandle from the Arizona Coyotes for a package that is still being determined. HNIC’s Elliotte Friedman backs up rumors that the Rangers landed him..." March 01

  • Vermette traded to Blackhawks by Coyotes "Forward Antoine Vermette was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks by the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday for defenseman Klas Dahlbeck and a first-round draft pick, according to multiple media reports. Vermette, 32, has played the past four seasons for Arizona. The 11-year veteran also played for the..." March 01

  • Agent for Vermette, Michalek expects trades; offseason return possible

    Fox Sports Arizona "Allan Walsh had just set his phone down after a long call on Thursday at his office when it began to chirp incessantly with text messages, voice mails and emails from reporters, team executives and others wanting to talk about the NHL trade deadline. "Everyone around me was watching it go..." March 01

  • Ekman-Larsson is Coyotes' foundation moving ahead "It's not totally out of the realm of possibility, because nothing is when it comes to trades at this time of the season, but the Arizona Coyotes might have a better chance of storming back into the Stanley Cup Playoff race in the Western Conference than there is of general manager Don Maloney..." February 28

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    As @DarrenDreger reports, Bruins trying on Vermette; can also say B's still trying on Chris Stewart as well... among others

  • Former Coyotes suitor Hulsizer becomes minority owner of Wild

    Pro Hockey Talk "The man who tried, and failed, to buy the Phoenix Coyotes out of bankruptcy is now a minority owner of the Minnesota Wild. The Wild announced today that Chicago businessman Matthew Hulsizer has joined its board of directors as vice chairman and minority owner, while Philip Falcone is no longer..." February 25

  • Islanders storm past woeful Coyotes to hold on to first place

    New York Post "The Islanders were potentially one more loss away from dropping into a tie for first place in the Metropolitan Division on Tuesday. Johnny Boychuk, though, insisted he wasn’t aware of that fact. “I haven’t even noticed what place we’re in,” said Boychuk, whose third-period goal helped seal a..." February 25

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

  • Devils blank Arizona Coyotes, 3-0, for 4th straight win

    Newark Star-Ledger "Cory Schneider posted his third shutout and the Devils shackled the Arizona Coyotes, 3-0, Monday night at Prudential Center as they registered their first 4-game winning streak of the season. The Devils, eight points out of a playoff spot, are 10-1-2 in their last 13 home games. Schneider..." February 24

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    #coyotes were close to a trade involving Zbynek Michalek but it had to be halted because of his upper body injury. #tvasports

  • Avs top Coyotes, end scoreless power play streak at 32

    Denver Post "From Jan. 15 on, defenseman Nick Holden has scored all of the Avalanche's power-play goals. All two of them. Among the Colorado accomplishments Monday night in a 5-2 victory over Arizona at the frigid Pepsi Center was the ending of its streak of scoreless power plays at 32 when Holden beat..." February 17

  • Pavs erases deficit, carries Sharks to win over Coyotes

    CSN Bay Area "It wasn’t pretty, but considering the closeness of the playoff race and the way things were trending for the Sharks, that’s of little importance. Despite falling behind by a pair of goals in the first period to lowly Arizona, the Sharks rallied to beat the Coyotes at Gila River Arena on Friday..." February 14

  • Well-traveled Arcobello ties NHL record by scoring with Coyotes

    Pro Hockey Talk "At this point, does the word debut have any meaning left for Mark Arcobello? Tonight he is playing for his fourth NHL team this season as his Arizona Coyotes take on the San Jose Sharks. Arcobello has been traded once and claimed off waivers twice in 2014-15 and has consequently also played for..." February 14

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    Arizona Coyotes @ArizonaCoyotes

    UPDATE: G.M. Don Maloney says center Martin Hanzal will have back surgery and the likelihood of him playing again this season is "remote."

  • Canucks claim Brandon McMillan off waivers from Arizona

    The Globe and Mail "The Vancouver Canucks have claimed left-winger Brandon McMillan off of waivers. McMillan, 24, has a goal and two assists in 50 games for the Arizona Coyotes this season. In 163 career NHL games McMillan has 35 points (14 goals, 21 assists) and 60 penalty minutes playing for the Coyotes and..." February 12

  • Blues edge Coyotes 2-1

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues didn’t have the same kind of breathing room against Arizona on Tuesday that they enjoyed in two previous matchups this season. After outscoring the Coyotes by a combined 12-1 in those two games, the Blues escaped with a 2-1 win in front of 17,312 at Scottrade Center, fighting off a..." February 11

  • Third time’s a charm? Arcobello claimed off waivers by Coyotes

    Pro Hockey Talk "Mark Arcobello‘s crazy year took another turn on Wednesday, as he was claimed off waivers for the third time this season — this time, by the Arizona Coyotes. The 26-year-old was placed on waivers yesterday by Pittsburgh, after scoring two points in 10 games for the Pens. Arcobello was acquired..." February 11

  • Coyotes plan quick reboot, not total rebuild

    USA Today "The Arizona Coyotes are calling their new plan a reset instead of a rebuild because they don't want anyone to think losing is expected now or in the near future. "I would love to see (coach) Dave Tippett's reaction if someone said, 'You focus on attempting to lose,'" Coyotes co-owner Anthony..." February 10

  • Coyotes get revenge for Jan. loss, upend Blackhawks 3-2 in a shootout

    Arizona Republic "They still have one more game to go on this short two-game road trip but already it has the makings to be a redemption tour of sorts. The Coyotes were particularly bothered by a 6-1 shellacking they suffered in their previous trip to Chicago Jan. 20, and that says something in a season..." February 10

  • Mikkel Boedker hanging around Coyotes during recovery from spleen surgery

    Arizona Republic "The staples that once zig-zagged across Coyotes winger Mikkel Boedker's stomach have disappeared, but reminders of what put them there still exist. Like the fact it's difficult to laugh when he hears a joke. Or his inability to sleep on any side except his back. And, of course, he can't get..." February 08

  • Coyotes plan to bid on 2018 World Junior Championship

    Fox Sports "Arizona Coyotes officials, including principal owner Andrew Barroway, president and CEO Anthony LeBlanc and general manager Don Maloney, met with USA Hockey leadership at the NHL All-Star Game in Columbus to express significant interest in hosting the World Junior Championship at Gila River Arena..." February 06