The Arizona Coyotes’ 2022-23 season is in the books but the work is just beginning for GM Bill Armstrong. With the NHL Draft lottery, Draft and free agency all on the horizon, what’s GMBA’s plan of action moving forward? How does he evaluate the Yotes’ season and what’s the status of the rebuild?

He joins the PHNX Coyotes Podcast to reflect on the season and look ahead to the events on the NHL calendar that will shape the team in the years to come.

0:00 Intro

1:10 Welcome to the show with GMBA!

2:20 Bill’s overview of the year

5:40 How the draft will effect the rebuild

10:00 GMBA’s plan with all his picks

15:20 Plans for matching draft suits?

19:50 Behind the scenes on the draft floor

21:55 The approach with free agency and trade market

26:20 Evaluating the coaching staff and their future

28:45 How this roster will look compared to recent years

30:05 The timeline of the rebuild

33:25 Thoughts on Sam Lipkin and Logan Cooley’s futures

35:50 What else is planned for the Summer

37:30 Tucson Roadrunners playoffs

40:25 Yotes trip down under

43:15 We test Bill’s Aussie knowledge

49:40 How BA deals with the stress