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AP source: New York Rangers hiring Gerard Gallant as coach

Jun. 14, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

Gerard Gallant is set to join one of hockey's oldest organizations instead of the NHL's newest franchise after reaching an agreement to coach the New York Rangers. Gallant and the Rangers have a deal for him to be their next coach, a person with direct knowledge of the...

Last-place Sabres win draft lottery; Kraken get No. 2 pick

Jun. 02, 2021 22:25 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — If only for a brief moment, Sabres general manager Kevyn Adams could put aside concerns over captain Jack Eichel’s future, an ongoing coaching search and memories of a frustrating season, to celebrate an actual victory. That it came at the expense...

Coyotes expecting more changes after missing playoffs again

May. 10, 2021 17:56 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona general manager Bill Armstrong opted to stand pat at the NHL trade deadline, believing the Coyotes had the right roster to make the playoffs. When they came up short yet again, the Coyotes made a big change, firing coach Rick Tocchet a day...

Tocchet won't return as coach of Coyotes after 4 seasons

May. 09, 2021 18:19 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Rick Tocchet turned the Arizona Coyotes into playoff contenders, even led them to the postseason during the pandemic season. The Coyotes were unable to consistently cross the bridge into the playoffs in four seasons under Tocchet, so new Coyotes...

Arizona Coyotes announce that coach Rick Tocchet won't return after 4 seasons

May. 09, 2021 14:56 PM EDT
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Coyotes announce that coach Rick Tocchet won't return after 4 seasons.

Kessel's OT goal leads Coyotes past Sharks 5-4

May. 09, 2021 01:36 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Phil Kessel scored his 10th goal of the season against San Jose 2:30 into overtime and the Arizona Coyotes ended their regular season with a 5-4 win over the Sharks on Saturday night. Conor Garland had given Arizona the lead with 3:53 left before...

Kessel, Soderstrom lead Coyotes past Sharks 5-2

May. 08, 2021 02:02 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Phil Kessel scored the go-ahead goal for his 900th career point and Victor Soderstrom and Jan Jenik each scored their first NHL goals as the Arizona Coyotes beat the San Jose Sharks 5-2 on Friday night. Conor Garland added a goal and two assists...

Kopitar hits 1,000 points, Kings knock off Coyotes 4-2

May. 06, 2021 01:15 AM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Anze Kopitar had an assist to reach 1,000 career points, Gabriel Vilardi scored twice and the Los Angeles Kings eliminated the Arizona Coyotes from playoff contention with a 4-2 win Wednesday night. “It's definitely exciting/nerve-wracking,”...

Kopitar reaches 999 career points, Kings beat Coyotes 3-2

May. 04, 2021 01:20 AM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Anze Kopitar had a goal and an assist to reach 999 career points and the Los Angeles Kings put a big dent in the Arizona Coyotes’ playoff hopes with a 3-2 win Monday night. Kopitar scored in the second period and had an assist on Alex Iafallo's...

Golden Knights beat Coyotes 3-2 in OT after blowing lead

May. 02, 2021 01:38 AM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jonathan Marchessault scored on a power play at 3:04 of overtime, Marc-Andre Fleury moved into a tie for the third on the NHL's all-time wins list and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Arizona Coyotes 3-2 on Saturday night. Marchessault missed...