A Look at the Captain Vacancies

As the 2017-18 season rolls in, there are plenty of NHL teams who currently lack that officially-appointed leadership roll. Let's take a look at the teams who have a captaincy roll to fill and what their options are heading into October. Arizona Coyotes  After the departure and retirement of Shane Doan, it seems Oliver Ekman-Larsson … Continue reading A Look at the Captain Vacancies

Shane Doan Officially Announces Retirement

After 21 years in the NHL, former Coyotes captain Shane Doan officially announces his retirement. Back in June, Arizona revealed they would not be re-signing their longtime captain though it appeared that Doan was still interested in playing. After a long offseason with minimal interest, he decided it was time to call it quits. In … Continue reading Shane Doan Officially Announces Retirement

Chychrun Likely to Play For Coyotes This Season

On August 3, defenseman Jakob Chychrun underwent successful knee surgery, leaving the Coyotes blueline without him indefinitely. While Arizona will provide an update on Chychrun's status as training camp gets underway September 14, head coach Rick Tocchet said the 19-year-old will play for the Coyotes in the 2017-18 season. He told SiriusXM NHL Network Radio last … Continue reading Chychrun Likely to Play For Coyotes This Season

The New Goalie In Net For The Coyotes

On June 23, the Arizona Coyotes were busy. Anthony DeAngelo and the 7th overall pick were traded to the New York Rangers in a deal that brought Derek Stepan and a new starting goalie, Antti Raanta, to the valley. Earlier in the offseason, Arizona dealt long-time starter Mike Smith to the Calgary Flames, opening up … Continue reading The New Goalie In Net For The Coyotes

The Addition of Niklas Hjalmarsson

Earlier this offseason, The Arizona Coyotes added veteran defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson to their blue line in a trade that sent Connor Murphy and Laurent Dauphin to the Blackhawks. With only 23 career goals, Hjalmarsson isn't exactly an offensive defenseman but he potentially could be a perfect fit for Arizona. This addition provides experience to a … Continue reading The Addition of Niklas Hjalmarsson

Max Domi Shaves Beard For Diabetes Research

Arizona Coyotes winger Max Domi has launched a campaign on GoFundMe in support of type 1 diabetes research. Domi dubbed the campaign "#FundRazor" and shaved his beard on an Instagram livestream this past Wednesday, asking fans to donate to the cause. A recap of the livestream can be found on maxdomi.com. Domi, who was diagnosed … Continue reading Max Domi Shaves Beard For Diabetes Research

What Derek Stepan Brings To The Coyotes

Derek Stepan, who was acquired at the NHL Draft along with goaltender Antti Raanta, will be called upon to play a big role in the Coyotes future. Having already been deemed Arizona's first-line center, Stepan will be expected to create plays offensively, be solid defensively, and improve special teams. The veteran is a proven leader and … Continue reading What Derek Stepan Brings To The Coyotes