Arizona Coyotes Wiretap

Coyotes Sign Ilya Lyubushkin To One-Year Deal

Jun 15, 2019 1:40 PM

The Arizona Coyotes have signed defenseman Ilya Lyubushkin to a one-year contract.

The deal was announced Friday.

Lyubushkin, 25, had four assists in 41 games in 2018-19, his first season with the Coyotes.

Tags: Phoenix Coyotes, Misc Rumor, Signing

Oilers Hire Dave Tippett As New Head Coach

May 28, 2019 6:58 PM

Dave Tippett has been hired as the 16th head coach of the Edmonton Oilers -- and the third of superstar Connor McDavid's five-year career.

Tippett, 57, previously coached the Dallas Stars (2002-09) and the Phoenix/Arizona Coyotes (2009-17), with a career record of 553-413-28-120.

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Dallas Stars, Phoenix Coyotes, Misc Rumor, Signing

Coyotes Sign Nick Schmaltz To Seven-Year Extension

Mar 31, 2019 2:40 AM

The Arizona Coyotes have signed Nick Schmaltz to a seven-year contract extension.

Financial terms of the deal announced Saturday were not disclosed.

Tags: Phoenix Coyotes, Misc Rumor, Signing

Coyotes Acquire Nick Schmaltz From Blackhawks

Nov 26, 2018 2:18 AM

The Arizona Coyotes acquired center Nick Schmaltz from the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday in exchange for forwards Dylan Strome and Brendan Perlini.

All three players in the deal are former first-round draft picks.

Tags: Phoenix Coyotes, Chicago Blackhawks, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Radim Vrbata Retires After 16 NHL Seasons

Oct 1, 2018 2:40 PM

Radim Vrbata, who played 16 seasons in the NHL for seven teams, announced his retirement.

The 37-year-old from the Czech Republic scored more than 20 or more goals in a season six times, including a career-high 35 for Phoenix in 2011-12. He scored 31 for the Canucks in 2014-15 and made his only All-Star appearance that season.

Tags: Phoenix Coyotes, Vancouver Canucks, Misc Rumor, Personal Award

Blackhawks, Coyotes In Seven-Player Deal

Jul 12, 2018 6:05 PM

The Chicago Blackhawks cleared cap space by trading Marian Hossa's contract to the Arizona Coyotes, and they got someone familiar in return.

In a seven-player deal that also included two draft picks, the Blackhawks received forward Marcus Kruger who was with Chicago from 2010 to 2017 and won two Stanley Cups.

The Blackhawks also sent young winger Vinnie Hinostroza and defenseman Jordan Oesterle to the Coyotes and received prospects MacKenzie Entwistle and Jordan Maletta and AHL player Andrew Campbell. Chicago sends a third-round pick in the 2019 draft and gets a fifth-round selection in the same draft.

Tags: Chicago Blackhawks, Phoenix Coyotes, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Coyotes Promote Ahron Cohen To Team President, CEO

Jul 4, 2018 1:15 AM

The Arizona Coyotes have promoted Ahron Cohen to team president and CEO.

Cohen, who's promotion was announced on Tuesday, has served a variety of leadership roles in four years with the organization. He replaces former Arizona State and Texas athletic director Steve Patterson, who will advise the team as a consultant while pursuing outside business ventures.

Tags: Phoenix Coyotes, Misc Rumor

Coyotes Trade Max Domi To Canadiens For Alex Galchenyuk

Jun 16, 2018 1:26 AM

Max Domi had been a cornerstone of the Arizona Coyotes' rebuilding project in the desert. He was young, feisty, skilled and had a great hockey pedigree.

Now the Coyotes have a new, young cornerstone who also happens to fill a need at center after trading Domi to the Montreal Canadiens for Alex Galchenyuk on Friday night.

Tags: Phoenix Coyotes, Montreal Canadiens, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Hurricanes Trade Marcus Kruger To Coyotes For Jordan Martinook

May 4, 2018 2:21 AM

The Carolina Hurricanes have acquired left wing Jordan Martinook from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for center Marcus Kruger.

Under terms of the deal announced Thursday, the teams also swapped later-round draft picks and the Hurricanes will retain 10 percent of Kruger's salary, or about $300,000 of the roughly $3 million Kruger is set to make in 2018-19.

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Phoenix Coyotes, Official Trade, Trade Rumor

Coyotes Sign Antti Raanta Through 2020-21

Apr 7, 2018 2:31 AM

Antti Raanta handled injuries, a scorpion infestation, and a minor car wreck in his first season as a starting NHL goaltender.

Battling through all that earned him a three-year contract that makes him the Coyotes' franchise goalie for the foreseeable future. Raanta is scheduled to earn $12.75 million over the life of the deal that keeps him under contract through the 2020-21 season.

Tags: Phoenix Coyotes, Misc Rumor, Signing

NHL Names Karlsson, Raanta, Eichel 'Three Stars'
William Karlsson led the NHL with 3-6-9, including a pair of shorthanded goals, in four games last week.

Press Release

Jackets Trade John Ramage To Coyotes
The Blue Jackets will receive future considerations from the Coyotes in exchange for defenseman John Ramage.

Press Release

Blackhawks Acquire Anthony Duclair, Adam Clendening From Coyotes
The Blackhawks trade Richard Panik and Laurent Dauphin to the Coyotes.

Coyotes Acquire Ryan Kujawinski From Devils
The Coyotes have traded Michael Latta to the Devils for Ryan Kujawinski.

Press Release

Lightning Acquire Louis Domingue From Coyotes
The Lightning have sent Michael Leighton and Tye McGinn to the Coyotes.

Coyotes Send Draft Pick To Devils For Scott Wedgewood
Goaltender Scott Wedgewood was originally drafted by the Devils in the third round of the 2010 Draft.

Press Release

Winless Coyotes Aren't Pushing Panic Button
The Coyotes are 0-8-1 under GM John Chayka and are at the very bottom of the NHL standings.

Golden Knights Win Emotional Home Opener
The Vegas Golden Knights beat the Coyotes 5-2 on Tuesday night to become the first expansion team to start 3-0.

Vegas Golden Knights Open NHL Season 2-0
The Golden Knights beat the Coyotes 2-1 in overtime on Saturday night.

Coyotes Trade McGinn To Panthers For Demers
Defenseman Jason Demers scored nine goals and had 19 assists for the Panthers last season.

Shane Doan Retires After 21 NHL Seasons
Shane Doan has only played for the Coyotes, dating back to before the franchise moved from Winnipeg.

Coyotes Add John McLean, Scott Allen To Coaching Staff
John McLean played 18 NHL seasons with four teams becoming an assistant coach with the Devils for seven seasons.

Coyotes Sign Jordan Martinook To Two-Year, $3.6M Deal
The Coyotes signed Jordan Martinook on Saturday, avoiding arbitration with the free-agent forward.

Coyotes Hire Steve Patterson As President, CEO; Promote John Chayka
The Coyotes hope that Steve Patterson can help solve their ongoing arena issue.

Rick Tocchet Named Coyotes' Head Coach
Rick Tocchet played three seasons with the Coyotes during his 18-year NHL career.

Coyotes Sign Michael Latta To One-Year Deal
Michael Latta played in the AHL last season with the Ontario Reign and the Rockford IceHogs.

Coyotes Trade Murphy, Dauphin To Hawks For Hjalmarsson
The Coyotes have acquired defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson from the Blackhawks.

Press Release

Coyotes Part Ways With Coach Dave Tippett
Dave Tippett and the Coyotes mutually agreed to part ways Thursday night.

Coyotes Trade Mike Smith To Flames For Package Of Players, Draft Pick
The Coyotes acquire free agent goalie Chad Johnson prospect Brandon Hickey, and a 2018 draft pick from the Flames.

Coyotes Acquire Nick Cousins From Flyers For 2018 Pick
The Flyers receive a 2018 fifth-round draft pick and the rights to prospect Brendan Warren, and also sending Merrick Madsen to the Coyotes.