The Arizona Coyotes have hired former St. Louis Blues assistant general manager Bill Armstrong to be their new full-time general manager. He takes over from interim general manager Steve Sullivan, effective immediately.
While things might change with a new general manager at the helm, TSN’s Darren Dreger has reported something very interesting when it comes to the game plan set forth by the Arizona Coyotes this offseason.
According to a few NHL sources, Bill Armstrong has verbally agreed to become the Arizona Coyotes next general manager. The paperwork on a five-year contract still needs to be signed but reports that surfaced last night about him being the next GM appear to be accurate.
The Buffalo Sabres, Arizona Coyotes and Pittsburgh Penguins could all be operating with an internal budget much lower than the NHL's $81.5M salary-cap ceiling, which could present each with a great opportunity to build their rosters.
Pierre McGuire back in the NHL as an executive? Yes, it could happen and with the Arizona Coyotes based on some recent reports. “An interesting name surfaced this week, and that’s Pierre McGuire,” Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston said on a recent broadcast with regard to the Yotes GM search.
Burke is likely the first of many candidates likely to roll through Phoenix with the hopes of landing the GM position as owner Alex Meruelo and new team president and CEO Xavier Gutierrez are looking to make a big hire to start their tenure off right.
The Arizona Coyotes are utilizing Gila River Arena as a voting location for the upcoming election. The Coyotes and the city of Glendale have joined forces with the Maricopa Elections Department to open the arena as a voting center for the 2020 general election.
Darren Dreger of TSN reports the Arizona Coyotes will make another pitch to Taylor Hall today to try and re-sign him. After sitting down with Hall during the play-in rounds to see what the forward was thinking in terms of his future with the franchise, apparently not much came out of that meeting.
The Arizona Coyotes announced Monday that they have loaned defenseman Victor Soderstrom to AIK in the Sweden Allsvenskan hockey league. Soderstrom, 19 years old, played for Swedish hockey team Brynäs IF this past season, where he recorded five goals and 11 assists in 35 games.