It would be hard to find a more disjointed development path than the one that Coyotes center Barrett Hayton has navigated. He is overdue for a sustained run of success.
Coyotes GM Bill Armstrong got an early start on the NHL trade deadline by trading Ilya Lyubushkin and Ryan Dzingel to the Toronto Maple Leafs for Nick Ritchie and a conditional draft pick.
Positive Covid cases are on the rise and more stringent protocols are expected in China, raising concerns about the wisdom of NHL players attending the Olympics in February.
When you talk to people in André Tourigny’s past, the attribute they cite most often is his ability to build relationships. “Sometimes, it’s just about honesty,” said former Coyote Alex Tanguay, who played for the Avalanche while Tourigny was an assistant coach there for two seasons. “You always want an honest answer from your coach. It might not be the...