In today’s NHL rumors rundown, the Tampa Bay Lightning will have to do without their star defenseman for a few days, while the Edmonton Oilers will get one of their key defensemen back. The Arizona Coyotes have a new GM, but he may have to deal with the rumored fallout of a low ball offer
Up until a week ago, it seemed as if John Chayka’s place in the Arizona Coyotes organization as the club’s general manager was relatively secure. During his four years on the job, the 31-year-old had completely revamped Arizona’s roster, adding players like Nick Schmaltz, Phil Kessel, Carl Soderberg, Taylor Hall, Alex Goligoski, Niklas Hjalmarsson, Darcy
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are more details surfacing as to who or what might have lured John Chayka away from the Arizona Coyotes (if in fact, that relationship is over). The Edmonton Oilers lost a few bodies at a recent scrimmage, and the Detroit Red Wings might be thinking about a deal with
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news on Chicago Blackhawks’ goaltender Corey Crawford and his return to the lineup. Meanwhile, a goaltender out of Washington is now done for the season. In Arizona, is the general manager of the Coyotes and the team headed for a divorce? How is Ilya Mikheyev doing in Toronto
Premier pending unrestricted free agent Taylor Hall may be a good fit with the Arizona Coyotes in theory based on their needs. In practice there’s less room for him to fit than you may think, though. Ex-New Jersey Devils forward Taylor Hall – (Photo by Brett Holmes/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) To illustrate the point,
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is buzz the NHL is working on a 24-game playoff outline and that players have been told they can head home, leading to the belief the NHL regular season is probably done. And, while the NHL figures out what to do about playoffs, teams like the Pittsburgh Penguins are
There are just 16 games remaining in the 2019-20 regular season for the Arizona Coyotes, and the team finds themselves in a perilous position when it comes to ending a seven-year postseason appearance drought and qualifying for the 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs. The ‘Yotes have won just five times over the last 43 days, and
It’s no secret that Arizona Coyotes forward Michael Grabner has struggled badly so far during the 2019-20 NHL regular season. Grabner has played in just 45 of Arizona’s 61 games this year, and has been a regular healthy scratch as of late, as he’s participated only 6 of 19 contests since the calendar flipped to
The fact that the Arizona Coyotes were interested in trading for New Jersey Devils’ forward Taylor Hall has been the NHL’s worst-kept secret for the better part of the last two weeks. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman suggested that the Coyotes may be interested in acquiring Hall’s services in his ’31 Thoughts’ piece back on Dec. 4.
It’s no secret that the New Jersey Devils are looking to trade superstar winger and 2018 Hart Trophy winner Taylor Hall before the 2020 NHL trade deadline. New Jersey Devils Left Wing Taylor Hall (Photo by Brett Holmes/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) The 28-year-old Albertan is in the final season of a seven-year, $42 million
Nashville Predators in some serious trouble now. Adam Vingan of The Athletic (Mailbag): Again, it is getting more and more apparent that Peter Laviolette is wearing out his welcome in Nashville quickly. The first question focuses on line changes. Do coaches tend to shift lines more when things are not going well? That answer is yes in
report this ad It finally happened. After what has seemed like months of speculation regarding a potential trade between the Arizona Coyotes and Pittsburgh Penguins, with Phil Kessel being the centerpiece of the deal, the swap finally happened late on Saturday afternoon, with the news breaking at around 4:30 P.M. local time in the Valley
report this ad It’s no secret that, after years of being touted as owning one of the league’s deepest prospect pools, the Arizona Coyotes now lack high-end offensive talent in the organization. The club’s scoring woes, which kept the team out the playoffs despite allowing the fifth-fewest goals in the league, were well-documented last season.
report this ad After surprising some with the selection of defenseman Victor Soderstrom in the first round of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft on Friday evening in Vancouver, British Columbia, the Arizona Coyotes and general manager John Chayka aggressively addressed the club’s biggest organizational need – forward depth – on the draft’s second day. Sitting
report this ad In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is speculation that Swedish free agent Joakim Nygard has his choice of destination down to two teams, there is an update on the status of Ryan Callahan in Tampa, news out of Washington and the Coyotes are being creative in their search for talent. Oilers or