The offseason has arrived with roughly half of the league finished up after missing the playoffs and several more having been eliminated. It’s time to examine what those teams need to accomplish over the coming months. Next up is a look at Arizona.
One interesting thing about covering the Toronto Maple Leafs is that a lot of other writers cover the team as well. And, often, something they write about sends you off on a bunny trail that’s really interesting.
The Arizona Coyotes signed forward Ben McCartney to a three-year entry-level contract on Thursday. “We are very pleased to sign Ben to an entry-level contract,” said general manager Bill Armstrong in the team’s press release.
Having a young goaltender who can develop into a starter is key for any organization’s success. With that said, the Seattle Kraken should consider selecting Adin Hill of the Arizona Coyotes in the Expansion Draft.
The Arizona Coyotes ended the 2020-21 regular season on a high note, with two victories over the San Jose Sharks on Friday and Saturday at the SAP Center, but, unfortunately for the boys in the white sweaters, the pair of triumphs were largely meaningless.
Phil Kessel has been named the Arizona Coyotes’ nominee for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, an annual award given to the player who most exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to ice hockey.
Arizona Coyotes general manager Bill Armstrong announced this afternoon that the team has agreed to mutually part ways with head coach Rick Tocchet. Tocchet, whose contract was set to expire this offseason, will not return as the team’s head coach next season.