The Arizona Coyotes is proposing a new development in the East Valley that will include a new home for the NHL team.
Arizona's NHL team has submitted a bid for two parcels of land in Tempe, in what could be their first step to landing a permanent home.
Glendale decided not to renew their operating agreement with the hockey team, citing “an increased focus on larger, more impactful events” for the arena after the season ends.
The team announced on August 18 the six-team tournament will be held Sept. 17-20 at Gila River Arena and Ice Den Scottsdale, the Coyotes’ practice facility.
The Coyotes on Wednesday traded goalie Darcy Kuemper to the Colorado Avalanche.
"Today was a day he’s worked a long time and hard for," said Shane Doan, who’s now Arizona’s chief hockey development officer. "It’s surreal that it happened to be the Coyotes. He deserves every single bit of everything he’s getting today and so proud of him."
"He is a very good offensive defenseman and an excellent skater. He will be a solid addition to our blue line this season and will be a key power-play player for us," Coyotes general manager Bill Armstrong said.
The Arizona Coyotes are hosting a blood drive for donors who want to help save a life for those in need.
“I want players to see it as a fresh start,” Tourigny said. “I want players to know it’s not about what they did in the past. I want them to arrive here with the philosophy of improving themselves for a new coach and with a new culture.”
After four seasons as coach, Rick Tocchet and the Arizona Coyotes have agreed to part ways, after the NHL team missed the playoffs for the seventh time in eight seasons.
The Arizona Coyotes ended their regular season with a 5-4 win over the Sharks on Saturday night.
The Arizona Coyotes beat the San Jose Sharks 5-2 on May 7.
The Kings ended Arizona’s playoff hopes and bolstered their own longshot chances in the Coyotes’ home season finale.
Jakob Chychrun scored his 17th goal, which leads all NHL defensemen, and Christian Dvorak scored for the Coyotes. Darcy Kuemper had 22 saves.
With the back-to-back losses, the Coyotes fell three points behind St. Louis for the final playoff spot in the West Division with the Blues holding three games in hand. Arizona has lost nine of 11 games overall.
Arizona fought back from a 4-0 deficit on goals from Michael Bunting, Clayton Keller and Jakob Chychrun to pull within one.
The Coyotes dominated early, but couldn’t get anything else past the Wild's Cam Talbot in losing for the seventh time in eight games.
The Coyotes had numerous neutral-zone breakdowns and missed an opportunity after pulling within a goal early in the third period. They lost for the sixth time in seven games.
"I don’t want to be cheesy, but I will say there was something there," Coyotes coach Rick Tocchet said. "We went down 2-0, but I thought we were still playing good hockey and guys had some juice from the night. I think there was something there with Leighton."
Her name will join Wayne Gretzky, Keith Tkachuk, Jeremy Roenick, Teppo Numminen, Dale Hawerchuk, Thomas Steen, and Bobby Hull inside Gila River Arena.