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GLENDALE, Ariz. As training camp drew close while the contract impasse with Mikkel Boedker remained, there was palpable concern within the Coyotes fan base.Would this be another Kyle Turris situation?
A two-year deal on Saturday dispelled that concern, but only part of it.
Boedker will take the ice when the team opens camp Wednesday at Jobing.com Arena, but there is still no guarantee he will live up to the potential that made him the teams first-round pick and eighth overall selection in the 2008 draft.
That was one of the issues (among notable others) that finally led the Coyotes to cut ties with Turris and trade him to Ottawa. Unfortunately for Phoenix, its been a common thread with most of the team's top forward prospects since the move from Winnipeg.
While the Coyotes have done a laudable job in recent years, building a deep and talented blue line through the draft and their minor league system, the undeniable fact is that they have failed to draft and develop elite forwa...
BEST OF MAXIM
GLENDALE, Ariz. The last piece of the Coyotes remarkable offseason fell into place Saturday when the team agreed with restricted free agent Mikkel Boedker on a two-year deal. Sources say the deal averages about 2.55 million per year. There are no incentives in the contract.
"We are pleased to sign Mikkel prior to the beginning of training camp," GM Don Maloney said in...
The Phoenix Coyotes have signed left wing Mikkel Boedker to a two-year contract.
Terms of the deal were not released Saturday.
A restricted free agent, Boedker did not file for arbitration because he believed a deal with the Coyotes would get done before the start of training camp.
The 23-year-old from Denmark had seven goals and 19 assists during the lockout-shortened 2012-13...
The Phoenix Coyotes have re-signed left wing Mikkel Boedker to a two-year contract the team announced Saturday.
TSN reports it has an annual average value of $2.55 million.
"I'm thrilled to sign a new contract with the Coyotes" Boedker said in a statement. "We have a great team and coaching staff and I'm really looking forward to this season."
From the flash of neon orange on the shaft of his stick to the cachet buried in the four letters on the back of his jersey Coyotes forward Max Domi elicits attention wherever he goes.
And that isn’t about to change any time soon.
This is the first time under coach Dave Tippett’s regime that a first-round pick has been considered for the NHL roster in his draft year. That evaluation...
A new era of hockey is starting in the desert. With their ownership situation resolved for the first time in ages, the Phoenix Coyotes can go back to focusing on what takes place on the ice. They're excited and they want you to share in that excitement.
The team released an outstanding commercial informing fans and non-fans about the heart, determination and passion of...
Hearing RFA F Mikkel Boedker is on verge of agreeing to terms on a 2-year deal with PHX. Not quite official just yet but likely imminent.
— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) September 7, 2013
We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects.
Today, we take a look at the Phoenix Coyotes.
By: Ken Will
2013 Season: 21-18-9, 51 pts (4th Pacific Division, 10th Western Conference)
The Phoenix Coyotes are staying put…for now (turner.com)
Free Agents Signed:
W Brandon Yip from...
The Phoenix Coyotes have re-signed left wing Mikkel Boedker to a two-year contract worth $2.25M per. Following being drafted 8th overall in 2008, Boedker has played 256 NHL games, all with the Coyotes, and has recorded 34 goals and 95 points. The 23-year-old Dane is expected to play on Phoenix’s top line this season after he posted 26 points in 48 games [...]