It’s odd how smells and tastes can transport you instantly to a past experience. It happened to me this past weekend while I was in Tucson to cover the Coyotes-Ducks preseason game. My wife and I needed a shot of espresso on Saturday evening to give us a needed boost for our planned late night. After our dinner at The…...
André Tourigny faced myriad challenges in his first year as an NHL coach. Year two behind the Coyotes bench will only add to his trials. The Arizona roster has been remade again, robbing the team of much of its previous leadership group, and this season’s roster is built for yet another season of languishing at the bottom of the standings. On top of that, the Coyotes will play in a 5,000-seat (less for NHL games) college arena, their practice facility is a makeshift amalgam of spaces, the team won’t play a single home game in the preseason and it will play 20 of its first 24 regular-season games on the road. None of this phases Tourigny. “I’m not a guy…
Arizona Coyotes GM Bill Armstrong provided updates on Jakob Chychrun, Barrett Hayton, Andrew Ladd and the goaltending situation in the latest Neutral Zone.
A wide-ranging Neutral Zone encompasses the World Junior Championship, Coyotes free agents, Barrett Hayton's contract talks, the goalie plan, Andrew Ladd's plans, and those Jakob Chychrun rumors.
The Coyotes were active on the first day of the NHL Draft, but they were not able to execute all of the moves that they attempted.
Arizona Coyotes defenseman Jakob Chychrun made it clear that he wants to win now and is not interested in a lengthy rebuild, but GM Bill Armstrong will not trade him without getting what he deems fair value.
Jakob Chychrun, Phil Kessel, and the team's prospects dominated your questions in the March edition of the PHNX Coyotes monthly mailbag.