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.
Barrett Hayton, Clayton Keller and the goaltending situation were among the topics in this month's PHNX Coyotes mailbag.
The faces and the names may have changed, but there is something about the Blues that brings out the best in this Coyotes, who improved to 7-2-1 in their last 10 games in St. Louis with a 3-2 win on Tuesday.
Shayne Gostisbehere's return to Philadelphia was one of several key takeaways from the Coyotes loss to the Flyers on Tuesday.