Coyotes Rumors & News

  • Hossa scores twice in Blackhawks' 4-0 victory

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- Chicago Blackhawks right winger Marian Hossa is nearing his 38th birthday. That might be hard to believe for anyone who has watched Hossa race past younger opponents this season. The 19-year NHL veteran showcased his speed and strength again Tuesday night as he scored twice to..." December 07

  • McDavid, Crosby, Price and Kane lead All-Star voting through first week

    Pro Hockey Talk "Voting for the 2017 NHL All-Star game has been underway for more than a week now, and on Tuesday afternoon the league announced the early leaders from each division. The game, which will take place in Los Angeles on Jan. 26, will feature the same format as last year’s game with the four..." December 06

  • Gagner's 4-point game carries Jackets past Coyotes

    The Sports Xchange "COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Columbus Blue Jackets earned the 500th victory in franchise history, with Sam Gagner recording two goals and two assists in a 4-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Monday at Nationwide Arena. Columbus (15-5-4) also got goals from Nick Foligno and Zach Werenski...." December 05

  • Blue Jackets top Coyotes in shootout

    The Sports Xchange "GLENDALE, Ariz. -- It took 60 shots, overtime and a shootout but the Columbus Blue Jackets finally bested Arizona Coyotes goalie Mike Smith. Cam Atkinson and Sam Gagner scored in the shootout and the Blue Jackets overcame a franchise record 58 saves from Smith to post a 3-2 win on Saturday..." December 04

  • Late goal by Lewis lifts Kings

    The Sports Xchange "GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Los Angeles Kings had earned only seven of a possible 18 points within the Pacific Division entering Thursday's game against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena. It was a point of emphasis from coach Darryl Sutter to his players and the Kings got the message. Right..." December 02

  • NHLPA expected to reject offer to extend CBA for Olympic participation

    The Hockey News "The NHL’s verbal offer of a three-year extension to the collective bargaining agreement in exchange for Olympic participation has been rejected by the NHLPA. If NHL players are going to participate in the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, it’s not likely to come by way of extending the collective..." December 02

  • NHL Eyeing Exhibition Game In China; Continues History Of International Play

    Pro Hockey Rumors "According to TSN’s NHL Insider Darren Dreger, the NHL is expected to play an exhibition game in China next season. While the NHL is easily the most nationally diverse of the “Big Four” North American sports leagues and has a history of playing international games, this would be their first foray..." December 02

  • Rangers remain NHL’s most valuable team, according to Forbes

    Pro Hockey Talk "The New York Rangers have widened the gap atop the annual list of the NHL’s most valuable teams. According to Forbes, the Rangers’ franchise value has risen four percent in the last year to $1.25 billion. Meanwhile, the NHL’s second-most valuable team, the Montreal Canadiens, fell five percent..." December 01

  • Burns blast pushes Sharks past Coyotes in OT

    The Sports Xchange "SAN JOSE, Calif. -- It took overtime in the third meeting, but the San Jose Sharks finally solved the Arizona Coyotes. Brent Burns blasted a power-play goal 19 seconds into overtime to give San Jose a 2-1 win, its first in three tries against a last-place opponent that was giving the Sharks..." November 30

  • Report: Coyotes would ‘consider’ trading Anthony Duclair

    Pro Hockey Talk "Anthony Duclair was a big reason why people were excited about watching the Arizona Coyotes this season, even if part of that excitement revolved around the future. What if he’s not part of that future? TSN’s Darren Dreger reports that the Coyotes would “consider” trading Duclair, although..." November 30

  • McGinn helps Coyotes win with late goal

    The Sports Xchange "EDMONTON, Alberta -- Jamie McGinn scored the winning goal with 3:44 left in regulation as the Arizona Coyotes continued their mastery over the Edmonton Oilers. The 2-1 victory extended the Coyotes' run of success against Edmonton to 25 straight games without a loss in regulation..." November 27

  • Coyotes edge Oilers in shootout

    The Sports Xchange "GLENDALE, Ariz. -- It defies logic, but even a last-place Arizona Coyotes team was able to continue their mastery over the Pacific Division-leading Edmonton Oilers Friday night at Gila River Arena. Oliver Ekmann-Larsson scored the game winner in a shootout and Mike Smith logged 32 saves as..." November 26

  • Craig Cunningham has 'progressed a lot': Milan Lucic

    NHL.com "Friends for a decade and teammates at two stops in their hockey career, Milan Lucic has been seeking constant updates on Craig Cunningham's condition since learning that he collapsed on the ice before an American Hockey League game in Tucson on Nov. 19. So, with his Edmonton Oilers landing in..." November 26

  • Baertschi, Horvat lead Canucks over Coyotes

    The Sports Xchange "GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Vancouver Canucks forward Sven Baertschi paid tribute to his former Portland Winterhawks teammate Craig Cunningham by putting "Cunny" on his stick tape for Wednesday's game against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena. The greater tribute for his ailing friend came when..." November 24

  • Official NHL expansion draft exempt list contains surprises

    Sportsnet "The Vegas Golden Knights officially have a name and they’re starting to get a better sense of who will be off limits when the expansion draft is conducted in June. Sportsnet has obtained a memo distributed from the NHL to its 30 teams on Tuesday night, which outlines the 66 players currently..." November 24

  • Vegas Golden Knights introduced as NHL's 31st franchise

    TSN "These Knights will be Golden. As gold confetti blasted into Sin City’s neon-drenched night sky, owner Bill Foley dubbed the NHL’s 31st franchise the Golden Knights, finally giving the first major professional sports team to call Las Vegas home a name and identity. The Vegas Golden Knights..." November 23

  • The Post-Burns Free Agent Market

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Unlike the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Steven Stamkos saga of this past summer, the San Jose Sharks have spared hockey fans the drama and re-signed the top free agent on the market well before the trade rumors or free agency speculation could begin. Brent Burns inked an eight-year, $64MM extension..." November 22

  • Vegas NHL team finally unveils name tonight

    TSN "The NHL’s 31st franchise will unveil its name tonight with all the glitz and glitter you’d expect in Sin City. Owner Bill Foley will pull back the curtain on a tightly-kept secret with help from Cirque Du Soleil performers in a posh party outside T-Mobile Arena, just steps off the famous Las..." November 22

  • NHL team nicknames explained

    NHL.com "Five months after being awarded an expansion franchise, Las Vegas owner Bill Foley will announce the name of his team Tuesday. There has been plenty of speculation around what the team will be called, but that will end Tuesday when Foley not only reveals the team name, but likely explains what..." November 22

  • Coyotes’ Dylan Strome sent back to OHL’s Erie Otters

    Sportsnet "The Arizona Coyotes will be sending Dylan Strome back to the Ontario Hockey League. Strome has played in just seven games for the Coyotes, recording one assist, which came in his debut. "Dylan has made exceptional progress and continues to make strides to being an elite centre in this..." November 20

  • Craig Cunningham collapses on ice, taken to hospital

    The Hockey News "Tucson Roadrunners captain Craig Cunningham collapsed ahead of Saturday’s AHL contest. He left the ice on a stretcher and was taken to hospital. The game has been postponed. Saturday’s AHL contest between the Tucson Roadrunners and Manitoba Moose has been postponed after Roadrunners winger..." November 20

  • Coyotes’ Anthony Duclair could be on trade market

    Sportsnet "Add Anthony Duclair‘s name to the NHL’s trade rumour mill. According to Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos, the Arizona Coyotes forward could be on the market. “I’m hearing teams are saying that Duclair could be had at the right price,” Kypreos said during Saturday’s Headlines segment on Hockey Night..." November 20

  • McKenzie outlines critical issues in NHL-NHLPA escrow battle

    Fanrag Sports "Escrow. CBA. Lawyers. Ugh. No thanks. Anybody want to talk about politics instead? There may not be a more mind-numbingly awful subject to discuss for hockey fans than escrow. Truly. We’d generally rather devour a tasty dessert of trade rumors, but escrow and the CBA are the vegetables..." November 19

  • Canucks defeat Coyotes on penalty shot in overtime

    The Sports Xchange "By Jim Morris, The Sports Xchange VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- On a night with plenty of plot twists, defenseman Ben Hutton wrote an unexpected ending in the Vancouver Canucks' win over the Arizona Coyotes. Hutton scored on a penalty shot at 3:34 overtime to give Vancouver a 3-2..." November 18

  • Brad Richardson hospitalized after scary hit

    Pro Hockey Talk "Scary scene from the Arizona Coyotes – Vancouver Canucks game on Thursday: Brad Richardson was taken off on a stretcher after the awkward hit he received. He’s been taken to a Vancouver-area hospital with what’s currently labeled a lower-body injury, according to Dave Vest of the team’s..." November 18

  • Coyotes' Brad Richardson: Having surgery for broken tibia, fibula

    CBS Sports "Richardson (leg) has been diagnosed with a broken tibia and fibula, and he's set to undergo surgery Friday morning, TSN's Bob McKenzie reports. Richardson sustained the serious injury in Thursday night's game against the Canucks, having ultimately been taken to the hospital on a stretcher." November 18

  • Frolik's OT goal pushes Flames past Coyotes

    The Sports Xchange "CALGARY, Alberta -- Although his team trailed 1-0 through two periods, Michael Frolik had confidence that the Calgary Flames could beat the Arizona Coyotes. Frolik was right as he drew an assist on linemate Matthew Tkachuk's third-period goal before scoring 49 seconds into overtime to lead..." November 17

  • Welcome Martin Hanzal to the trade rumor mill

    Pro Hockey Talk "There’s a youth movement going on in Arizona, so it’s not entirely surprising to hear veteran center Martin Hanzal pop up in trade rumors. On Thursday, Sportsnet’s Eric Engels was told Hanzal “could be on the move soon,” adding the Canadiens were one of the teams in the hunt. Engels’ report..." November 17

  • Smith makes first start for Coyotes in nearly a month

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Coyotes will welcome back their No. 1 netminder tonight when they host Calgary, as Mike Smith will make his first start since Oct. 18. Smith, who’s missed the last 12 games with a lower-body injury, stopped 54 of 60 shots before getting hurt — for a .900 save percentage. While those numbers..." November 16

  • NHL, Stakeholders Discuss Possible Change To Draft Age

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Could the NHL change the draft age from 18 to 19? TSN’s Bob McKenzie spoke about the possibility on Tuesday night’s edition of Insider Trading. Former third-overall-pick Pat LaFontaine is leading a group of stakeholders that includes the NHL, NHLPA, CHL, USHL, Hockey Canada, USA Hockey, and..." November 16

  • NHL has new meetings to discuss participation in 2018 Olympics

    Chicago Tribune "NHL meetings are set for this week to discuss whether the league will participate in the 2018 Olympics in South Korea. League officials will meet with the International Ice Hockey Federation in New York on Wednesday. Deputy commissioner Bill Daly said the NHL hopes to learn if any traction has..." November 16

  • NHL Will Not Market Individual Rivalries or Players Because It's a Team Sport

    The Comeback "The NHL is done marketing individual rivalries. Speaking to Chris Johnston of Sportsnet.ca, NHL Deputy Commissioner said the league is not marketing individual rivalries among players because “our sport is the ultimate team sport.” That’s a crock of BS for multiple reasons. First of all,..." November 15

  • Is NHL participation in 2018 Olympics really what’s best for hockey?

    Sportsnet "Wednesday’s meeting in New York City involving the NHL, its players and the IIHF to discuss involvement in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games will resolve nothing. There will be no grandiose statements, fireworks and the singing of “We are the World”. What we will hear is that the nearly 20 million..." November 15

  • Coyotes' proposed new arena facility includes ASU rink

    Arizona Sports "The Coyotes and Arizona State University are taking the first step in the possible construction of a 16,000-plus seat arena at the northwest corner of McClintock Drive and Rio Salado Parkway on Karsten Golf Course. The Coyotes and Arizona State University announced that the Coyotes have entered..." November 14

  • Coyotes, Penguins ‘kicking tires’ on Flames defenceman Dougie Hamilton

    Sportsnet "With a 5-9-1 record, the start of the season hasn’t gone according to plan for the Calgary Flames. And though they may not be prepared to make a move yet to try and get back on course, Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos said on Hockey Night in Canada’s Headlines segment that there are at least two teams out..." November 13

  • Jets soar past Coyotes

    The Sports Xchange "GLENDALE, Ariz. -- After scoring eight goals in routing the Dallas Stars on Tuesday night, the Winnipeg Jets got off only three shots in the first period Thursday night against the Arizona Coyotes. The Jets' offense, however, came to life, firing 15 shots in the third period. Nikolaj..." November 11

  • Coyotes defenceman Oliver Ekman-Larsson fined for diving

    Sportsnet "On Thursday afternoon, the NHL announced that Arizona Coyotes defenceman Oliver Ekman-Larsson was fined $2,000 for a diving/embellishment incident in a Nov. 3 game. From the league: Ekman-Larsson was issued a Warning following an incident flagged by NHL Hockey Operations during NHL Game No...." November 10

  • NHL, PA among groups meeting about Olympics

    TSN "The NHL and NHLPA are just two of the groups set to meet next week to discuss the NHL's involvement at the 2018 Olympics in South Korea, according to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger. THe IIHF as well as USA Hockey and Hockey Canada will also meet in New York City next week. The..." November 10

  • DeAngelo scores first NHL goal as Coyotes top Avs

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Anthony DeAngelo took a couple of shifts to settle down in his NHL debut. His excitement grew again when he marked the occasion with his first goal. DeAngelo started Arizona's rally with a milestone score, Jordan Martinook had two goals and the Coyotes beat the Colorado Avalanche..." November 09

  • Young get younger as Coyotes bring up DeAngelo, Gaudet

    Pro Hockey Talk "The kids are running the show in Arizona. On Monday, John Chayka — at 27, the NHL’s youngest GM — announced the Coyotes had recalled 21-year-old defenseman Anthony DeAngelo and 23-year-old forward Tyler Gaudet from AHL Tucson. In corresponding moves, the Arizona Republic reports d-man..." November 07

  • Problem isn't with NHL DoPS, it's the rulebook

    TSN "The tin foil hats are on in Vancouver, chin straps done up nice and tight. Canuck fans are thoroughly convinced the NHL Department of Player Safety has it in for Daniel Sedin and the Canucks; that Nazem Kadri and the Toronto Maple Leafs are, as usual, benefitting from the league's Eastern bias..." November 07

  • Rakell, Ducks dump Coyotes

    The Sports Xchange "ANAHEIM, Calif. -- After just three games, Rickard Rakell is back in his role as a key member of the Anaheim Ducks' offense. Rakell had two goals and an assist to lead the Ducks to a 5-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Friday night at the Honda Center. The 23-year-old Swede, who had..." November 05

  • Coyotes’ Jakob Chychrun will stay beyond 9-game trial period

    Arizona Sports "Most outsiders have assumed that Coyotes defenseman Jakob Chychrun would remain with the team beyond the nine-game window permitted in the CHL-NHL agreement, before the first year of his entry-level deal is engaged. His play has been so impressive for an 18-year-old NHL defenseman that both..." November 04

  • Domingue, Coyotes edge Sharks

    The Sports Xchange "GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Arizona Coyotes coach Dave Tippett has lamented his team's inability to win one-goal games. On Tuesday against the San Jose Sharks, the Coyotes answered their coach's call. Brad Richardson, Lawson Crouse and Jamie McGinn scored in an 8-minute and 17-second, second-period..." November 02

  • Report: NHL may restrict All-Star Game to only ‘bona fide players

    The Hockey News "It looks as though the NHL is going to restrict the likes of John Scott from the All-Star Game by placing parameters around the definition of NHL player. Even though the NHL plans to continue to have populist voting for the All-Star Game, it’s still unclear whether or not the John Scott..." November 02

  • Bankruptcy may end Bauer endorsements for top NHL stars

    TSN "Alex Ovechkin, Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and other high-profile NHL players may find their endorsement contacts with Bauer hockey cancelled as early as Monday because the equipment manufacturer’s parent company is preparing to file for bankruptcy protection, a person familiar with the matter..." October 31

  • Entry-level contract decisions looming for a number of NHL teams

    TSN "Now that Connor McDavid has played nine games this season, the Edmonton Oilers will have to decide whether he plays No. 10 and burns a year on his entry-level contract. Uh, never mind on that one. This admittedly lame attempt at humour does underline two things, though. One, McDavid,..." October 31

  • Duchene paces Avalanche past Coyotes

    The Sports Xchange "GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The NHL season isn't yet out of its first month, but the Colorado Avalanche were not OK with falling below .500. Matt Duchene and his teammates made sure the Avs stayed above the even line. Duchene scored two goals, Rene Bourque added his first of the season and the..." October 30

  • Martin Hanzal is Arizona Coyotes' 'go-to guy' on faceoffs

    Arizona Republic "The Coyotes’ experience at taking faceoffs in the NHL took a hit when they opted to go with a younger look up the middle this season, but the change doesn’t seem to have affected their efficiency on draws. Credit Martin Hanzal for providing much of the stability over the dot. “He’s always..." October 30

  • Coyotes approaching decision time for junior-eligible players

    Arizona Sports "The only time Dylan Strome thinks about returning to Erie of the Ontario Hockey League is when reporters ask him about it. Unfortunately for the Coyotes’ rookie center, national and local reporters were asking him at every stop of the team’s six-game, eastern road trip. “I’m more worried about..." October 29