The Arizona Coyotes handed the Golden Knights their first loss of the season 5-2 on Jan. 22.
“We got outplayed,” Arizona center Derick Brassard said. “We all know they’re a big team, they have big bodies, but tonight we didn’t skate enough. We didn’t think the game well.”
Tyler Pitlick and Nick Schmaltz scored Arizona. Goaltender Darcy Kuemper stopped 24 shots.
Arizona got off to a slow start before coming to life late in a shootout loss to San Jose on Thursday night, but the team turned it around on Saturday.
The Coyotes trailed 3-1 after Evander Kane’s goal midway through the third period but scored twice in the final 3:30 to force overtime.
The Coyotes announced the longtime former captain has been hired as chief hockey development officer.
Bolstered by a taste of playoff success, the Coyotes are aiming to go even deeper in 2021 with roster additions who are expected to add a level of toughness and tenacity.
The 33-year-old Brassard had 10 goals and 22 assists in 66 games with the New York Islanders in 2019-20.
The Arizona Coyotes have traded veteran center Derek Stepan to the Ottawa Senators for a second-round pick in the 2021 NHL draft.
The Chicago Blackhawks are going to remain the Blackhawks and there is no sign of a change coming anytime soon.
Just months after winning the Stanley Cup, officials with the Tampa Bay Lightning said Monday they are eliminating 30 positions in a sign that even winning a championship does not spare a team from the effects of the coronavirus.
The 23-year-old Fischer was a restricted free agent after finishing with six goals and three assists in 56 games with the Coyotes last season.
Jim Rogers, owner of AZ Ice Rinks in the Valley who passed away on Oct. 6, coached thousands of players through the decades.
Michael Grabner had one year left at $3.775 million in salary and a cap hit of $3.35 million. Assuming Grabner clears waivers Sunday, the buyout will cost Arizona just over $2.5 million, trim money off the books next season and cost an extra $1.26 million in 2021-22.
Bud Light is offering fans a way to cheers the Bolts' Stanley Cup win with some free beer.
The Arizona Coyotes have hired St. Louis assistant GM Bill Armstrong as their next general manager.
The NHL's second-round playoff series will resume with three games each on Saturday and Sunday after players prompted the league to postpone two days of action to protest racial injustice.
The NHL postponed two days of playoff games Thursday after withering criticism from Black players who said the league was slow to acknowledge the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin.
Commissioner Gary Bettman determined the organization broke the rules by physically testing prospects outside of the combine, which is prohibited “to ensure competitive fairness among clubs with respect to evaluating and drafting prospects and to avoid subjecting prospects to repeated and duplicative testing procedures.”
The Coyotes managed to keep the first three games close thanks to Darcy Kuemper’s stellar goaltending but were viciously bounced out of the Edmonton bubble by a combined score of 14-2 in the final two games.