The Arizona Coyotes are advancing in the postseason after an overtime win of 4-3 against the Nashville Predators.
Now the Coyotes, seeded 11th in the West in the NHL’s restart, can eliminate the sixth-seeded Predators in Game 4 on Friday in this best-of-five qualifying series.
Ryan Johansen had a goal and an assist, Juuse Saros stopped 24 shots and the Predators jumped on the Arizona Coyotes early in a 4-2 win on Tuesday to even their Stanley Cup qualifier series.
Ekman-Larsson scored the first of Arizona’s three first-period goals, Darcy Kuemper stopped 40 shots and the Coyotes held on to beat the Predators 4-3 Sunday to open their Stanley Cup qualifier series.
The inopportune timing puts the Coyotes in the position of having to prepare for what should be a tough postseason series against the Predators while trying to shake off yet another off-ice distraction.
The last time the Coyotes were in the playoffs, they reached the Western Conference finals by beating Nashville in five games. The Predators have reached the postseason each of the past five seasons but lost in six games to Dallas in the first round in April 2019.
The Arizona Coyotes, along with Valley firefighters, are collecting water donations at Gila River Arena to benefit the Phoenix Rescue Mission. arizonacoyotes.com/water
Arizona general manager John Chayka has stepped down, one week before the Coyotes open the Stanley Cup qualifiers against Nashville.
The Arizona Coyotes embraced a two-goalie system to start the season, relying on Darcy Kuemper and Antti Raanta to put them in the thick of the Western Conference playoff race.
Ekman-Larsson had another solid season in 2018-19, finishing second on the team with 44 points with 14 goals. He was named to the NHL All-Star team for the fifth time and continued to be one of the NHL’s best offensive defensemen.
The NHL’s pandemic-caused pause has give the 32-year-old right wing a chance to heal, putting him in position to have a much bigger impact when the Coyotes return to the ice.
Alex Meruelo made another bit of history on Monday, naming Xavier Gutierrez as the first Latino team president and CEO in NHL history.
The NHL announced Tuesday it will abandon the rest of the regular season and go straight into the playoffs with 24 teams instead of 16 if it is able to resume play.
The Arizona Coyotes and several local organizations teamed up to host a much-needed blood drive as the coronavirus caused a storage in donations. Donors are asked to make an appointment ahead of time.
The Arizona Coyotes confirmed Thursday that they are parting ways with president and CEO Ahron Cohen.
Arizona Coyotes president and CEO Ahron Cohen is no longer with the organization, a person familiar with the move told The Associated Press.
Some families aren't earning an income, while others are working paycheck-to-paycheck just to put food on the table.
50% of the Arizona Coyotes workforce will be on furlough, starting on Friday, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nikolaj Ehlers is feeling more and more comfortable with his new linemates.
Johnny Gaudreau, T.J. Brodie and Mikael Backlund scored, Matthew Tkachuk assisted on all of the goals and the Calgary Flames beat the Arizona Coyotes 3-2 on Friday night.