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Coyotes aiming to take step forward in franchise rebuild

Sep. 28, 2022 11:11 AM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes predictably labored during the first season of their rebuilding project, finishing near the bottom of the NHL standings. The focus of the second year will be about making progress, no matter how incremental. “I told...

Coyotes' Chychrun looking for trade to playoff contender

Sep. 21, 2022 18:11 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Coyotes defenseman Jakob Chychrun still wants to be traded to a playoff contender. He's not going to let that impact how he plays while he's still in the desert. “I've been here a while now and the way I operate and take care of my business, I try...

Coyotes sign Hayton right before training camp

Sep. 20, 2022 21:25 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have signed forward Barrett Hayton to a two-year contract right before the start of training camp. Terms of the deal announced Tuesday were not released. The 22-year-old Hayton was a restricted free agent and not initially...

Knights' Kessel motivated to play for team that wants to win

Aug. 25, 2022 16:21 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — For the Vegas Golden Knights, signing Phil Kessel to a one-year, $1.5 million deal was a way to bolster their depth at forward. For the 16-year NHL veteran, it was a chance to play for another team that can contend. “Phil’s an established NHL veteran who has...

Veteran forward Phil Kessel headed to Vegas on 1-year deal

Aug. 25, 2022 00:26 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights bolstered their forward depth by signing veteran Phil Kessel to a one-year, $1.5 million deal Wednesday. The 34-year-old Kessel spent the past three seasons with the Arizona Coyotes. The two-time Stanley Cup champion has 399 goals and 557...

Coyotes sign Lawson Crouse to 5-year deal before arbitration

Aug. 08, 2022 12:50 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have signed restricted free agent forward Lawson Crouse to a five-year contract. Terms of the deal announced Monday were not released. The 6-foot-4, 215-pound forward signed hours before a scheduled arbitration hearing. ...

Arizona Coyotes sign Fischer to 1-year contract

Jul. 11, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have signed forward Christian Fischer to a one-year contract. Terms of the deal announced Monday were not released. The 25-year-old Fischer has developed into a team leader in five seasons with the Coyotes with his work...

Who's No. 1? Uncertainty surrounding top pick at NHL draft

Jul. 06, 2022 20:22 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Rather than tip his hand on who the Montreal Canadiens plan to select with the first pick in the NHL draft, general manager Kent Hughes joked they’ll end up with all three of Shane Wright, Juraj Slafkovsky and Logan Cooley. If the Canadiens want to make a splash,...