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.
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