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Battle For The Pacific Division: The Arizona Coyotes

As the summer drags on I thought I’d take the time to take a look at the other teams that make up the Pacific Division, what they did and where I think they could end up when its all said and done.  This time I will look at what most expect to be the “dog” of the Pacific Division, The Arizona Coyotes. All information here is accurate as of 7/16/15. Who’s in: F John Scott...

Coyotes sign Samuelsson, Shinnimin to 1-year contracts

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Coyotes have signed defenseman Philip Samuelsson and forward Brendan Shinnimin to one-year, two-way contracts, avoiding salary arbitration. The Coyotes announced the moves Wednesday. They did not reveal financial terms. The 23-year-old Samuelsson, the son of former NHL defenseman Ulf Samuelsson and older brother of Coyotes center Henrik Samuelsson...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tippett: Speed, skill stand out at Coyotes development camp

Dave Tippett never expected the Coyotes' prospect development camp to offer much in the way of player evaluations. This was more about putting faces to names and setting expectations for players hoping to make it to the NHL level. Even so, two things jumped out at Tippett from the now concluded on-ice portion of the camp. "The speed and skill of the group is very high," he said Thursday...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Arizona Coyotes Free Agency

View image | The Arizona Coyotes have had a very busy offseason just in free agency alone. This doesn’t even count their draft day and continued saga with the city of Glendale, Arizona about their arena lease. Grade: A Right after the NHL Entry Draft the Coyotes acquired D Nicklas Grossmann and D Chris Pronger from Philadelphia for F Sam Gagner and a conditional...
Via TopSportsReport
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes, Mikkel Boedker Avoid Arbitration With One-Year Contract

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Arizona Coyotes have signed left wing Mikkel Boedker to a one-year, $3.75 million deal. Boedker filed for salary arbitration on Sunday, but the sides were able to iron out a deal Tuesday before they went before a mediator. The 25-year-old from Denmark has been one of Arizona’s most creative scorers during seven seasons with the team. Boedker had 14 goals...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes avoid arbitration with Boedker, sign 1-year deal

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Coyotes have signed left wing Mikkel Boedker to a one-year, $3.75 million deal. Boedker filed for salary arbitration on Sunday, but the sides were able to iron out a deal Tuesday before they went before a mediator. The 25-year-old from Denmark has been one of Arizona's most creative scorers during seven seasons with the team. Boedker had 14 goals...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes, Mikkel Boedker agree on 1-year, $3.75 million deal

The Coyotes have signed restricted free agent forward Mikkel Boedker to a one-year contract, $3.75 million contract. The salary ties Boedker with recently signed Antoine Vermette for second highest on the team, behind Shane Doan's $4.55 million. The two sides had been trying to work out a longer deal, but the Coyotes' legal battle with the city of Glendale complicated the negotiations...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Coyotes GM tells free agents the honest truth about uncertain future

Things for the Arizona Coyotes are a bit murky. The team has battled the city of Glendale and the future of the franchise is unclear. You’d think that would be a detractor for potential free agents, but the club has managed to convince Zbynek Michalek, Steve Downie, Brad Richardson, Antoine Vermette and Anders Lindback to join the club. While none of those players are marquee...
Via Puck Drunk Love
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Strome, Domi, Perlini among Coyotes prospect camp attendees

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- When Coyotes general manager Don Maloney stepped to the podium for a press conference on Wednesday afternoon, his work-weary face told the story of the past two weeks. The NHL's illogical insistence on holding its draft and free agency period in rapid succession has taken its toll on the Coyotes and other teams' management staffs, but at least Arizona's will get...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes' Boedker files for salary arbitration

Coyotes restricted free agent forward Mikkel Boedker filed for salary arbitration today, his agent Jarrett Bousquet confirmed.  Bousquet and Coyotes general manager Don Maloney have been discussing a new contract for about three months, but the two sides were unable to reach an agreement ahead of the deadline for player-elected salary arbitration today at 2 p.m., Arizona time (Monday...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
13 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL 30 For 30: Arizona Coyotes

View image | Welcome to NHL 30 for 30: a brand new series that will breakdown every NHL team this off season. You can expect to see a new post everyday until the end of July, starting from the 30th place team, and finishing with the Stanley Cup champions. With so many changes in the off season, some teams will be improving dramatically, while others will be forced...
Via The Fantasy Fix
16 days ago  |  Discuss

What a week: Pronger traded then elected to Hall of Fame in matter of days

Chris Pronger is living a very surreal life. The former Hart Trophy winner has not played a game since November 2011 due to post-concussion syndrome and vision issues from getting hit in the eye by the blade of a stick, but he still has an active NHL contract. That led to an interesting series of events over the weekend. Pronger's contract was part of a trade with Arizona Saturday...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes send qualifying offers to 7 restricted free agents

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Coyotes extended qualifying offers to seven restricted free agents at Monday's deadline. From the NHL roster they were: forward Mikkel Boedker, defensemen Klas Dahlbeck and Brandon Gormley and goalie Louis Domingue. From the minor leagues they were forwards Brendan Shinnimin, Jordan Martinook and defenseman Philip Samuelsson. Among the players the Coyotes...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Dave Tippett onboard with Coyotes' direction

There won't be any statements forthcoming from the Coyotes on this particular topic. They've got enough on their plates thanks to the NHL Draft, free agency and that strange bedfellow of a business partner, the City of Glendale. For Coyotes fans, however, a sigh of relief is likely in order today. Coach Dave Tippett will be back in the fold this season and says he's back onboard...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Flyer captain Chris Pronger elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame

  View image |  Two days after his contract was traded to the Arizona Coyotes, former Flyer captain Chris Pronger was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame. Pronger played 18 seasons in the NHL with the Hartford Whalers, St. Louis Blues, Edmonton Oilers, Anaheim Ducks and the Flyers. He won the Stanley Cup in 2007 with Anaheim and also went to the Final twice...
Via Flyerdelphia
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes acquire Chris Pronger's contract

The Phoenix Coyotes need to reach the cap floor, so they’ve come up with a creative way to do so. Today, they’ve traded Sam Gagner and a conditional draft pick to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for Nicklas Grossman and the contract of Chris Pronger – and no, that last bit is not a typo. Pronger currently works for the NHL, but he hasn’t technically retired, as he’s...
Via Puck Drunk Love
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers acquire Sam Gagner, pick for Grossmann

The Draft may have ended, but Ron Hextall was far from finished on Saturday. He made seven picks in Day 2 of the Draft, hired a goalie coach and now, he has made a trade. The Flyers traded defenseman Nick Grossmann to the Arizona Coyotes for forward Sam Gagner and a future draft pick - either the Coyotes 2016 fourth-round pick or 2017 third-round pick. Also included in the...
Via Flyerdelphia
21 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NHL Draft: Should Coyotes Trade No. 3 Pick In First Round?

The Arizona Coyotes are in the middle of another rebuild and must have a successful 2015 NHL Draft to accelerate the process. Through clever trading, Coyotes general manager Don Maloney has eight picks in this draft to acquire young players or package in trades. He has his own pick in the first round at No. 3 overall, in addition to the final selection in Round 1 (30th overall)...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

City of Glendale Votes to Kill Coyotes Deal Leaving Them Homeless Yet Again

BUFFALO, NY – MARCH 26: Sam Gagner #9 of the Arizona Coyotes is congratulated by teammates Joe Vitale #14 and Brandon Gormley #33 after his game winning overtime goal against the Buffalo Sabres on March 26, 2015 at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. Arizona won, 4-3. (Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images) The Arizona Coyotes, formerly the Phoenix Coyotes, are...
Via The Sports Journal
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Legal Battle Looms for Arizona Coyotes and Glendale

GLENDALE, AZ – MARCH 07: Shane Doan #19 of the Arizona Coyotes skates with the puck ahead of P.K. Subban #76 of the Montreal Canadiens during the second period at Gila River Arena on March 7, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/NHLI via Getty Images)   The Arizona Coyotes have had a tumultuous tenure in Glendale since moving to the desert two decades ago. As the club...
Via The Sports Journal
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

City of Glendale voting to void Arizona Coyotes arena deal

The Arizona Coyotes just keep getting messier and messier. Per Elliotte Friedman the club held a positive town hall with the Glendale City Council about their arena management contract and the city of Glendale is now in discussion to cancel their current contract worth $15 million per year – news which Friedman said “blind sided’ Coyotes ownership. The city of Glendale...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Rangers acquire Keith Yandle from Coyotes

The New York Rangers made a surprise run to the 2014 Stanley Cup Final, and general manager Glen Sather has made a bold NHL trade deadline move to increase his team’s chances of going on a similar playoff run this season. New York has acquired Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Keith Yandle in a blockbuster trade involving several players and draft picks, per TSN’s Darren Dreger. ...
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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