In the last two months, there have been three incidents that have given people pause about the NHL’s goalie concussion protocol. The first was Mike Smith of the Arizona Coyotes, who was forced from a game due to the protocol despite not having a concussion. It’s just a two-minute penalty to get your starting goalie […]
The St. Louis Blues are 10-2-1 in March. All that has earned the Blues, for now, is the final wild-card spot in the Western Conference, a comfortable lead on the Los Angeles Kings for that last playoff spot, and a chance to leapfrog Nashville for third place in the Central Division, or Calgary for the […]
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have signed forward Clayton Keller, their first-round draft pick last year, to an entry level contract.
The Washington Capitals are getting ready to embark on a five-game, eight-night road trip that could derail their spot atop the NHL points race. The Coyotes (27-38-9) are no longer contending for the post-season, but Capitals head coach Barry Trotz isn’t looking past them. Arizona should not come in here and think they can win […]
The Florida Panthers kept their faint playoff hopes alive with a much-needed win. Jonathan Marchessault scored two goals in 26 seconds and Shawn Thornton scored an unusual one to lift the Panthers over the Arizona Coyotes 3-1 on Thursday night. James Reimer made 22 saves and the Panthers snapped a two-game losing streak.
Florida Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad will not play in the team’s Thursday game against the Arizona Coyotes because of a sore neck, coach Tom Rowe told reporters. Ekblad returned to the lineup Tuesday against the Carolina Hurricanes after a four game absence due to a concussion suffered on March 11.
The Arizona Coyotes were eliminated from playoff contention on Monday, and the Florida Panthers likely are not far behind. Welcome to the world of the Panthers, a franchise that shockingly won the Atlantic Division last year and then made a bunch of changes, including firing their head coach about a month into the season. Florida, […]
After clawing their way back into position for the last wild card in the Eastern Conference, the Tampa Bay Lightning have lost two straight at home, so there is even more urgency headed into their Tuesday home game against the Arizona Coyotes. At Amalie Arena, facing the second-worst team in the NHL, it is a […]
Adversity is bringing out the best in the St. Louis Blues. Faced with their toughest stretch of the 2016-17 schedule, the Blues are playing their best hockey of the season. St. Louis’ game against the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday at Gila River Arena will represent its sixth in nine days, with a pair of back-to-back […]
Arizona Coyotes left wing Anthony Duclair found himself with an unexpected proposal on his hands recently. There are a myriad of quality-of-life differences that make playing in the NHL preferable to plying your trade at the AHL level. One of the underrated benefits of the NHL life not captured in the zeroes on the paycheque […]
John Chayka of the Arizona Coyotes speaks at the podium during round one of the 2016 NHL Draft at First Niagara Center on June 24, 2016 in Buffalo, New York. John Chayka views the Arizona Coyotes no differently than a brand new company. Turning the team around requires the same amount of work and overall […]
The Arizona Coyotes delivered a blow to the Los Angeles Kings’ playoff hopes Tuesday, coming back from a late deficit to win 3-2 in an 11-round shootout. The Kings still picked up a point, which moved them to four behind the idle St. Louis Blues for the final Wild Card spot in the Western Conference, […]