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Coyotes looking to build off strong finish in 2017-18

Sep. 25, 2018 6:43 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The young talent of the Arizona Coyotes had an adjustment period under new coach Rick Tocchet last season. By the time they made it around the learning curve, any thought of the playoffs had long passed. Backed by the confidence of a strong finish to 2017-18, key additions and a year...

Arizona Coyotes aiming for playoff bid

Sep. 25, 2018 4:44 PM EDT

ARIZONA COYOTES LAST SEASON: 29-41-12, 70 points. Last in Pacific Division. COACH: Rick Tocchet (second season, fourth NHL season). ADDED: C Alex Galchenyuk, F Michael Grabner, F Vinnie Hinostroza, D Jordan Oesterle, D Ilya Lyubushkin. LOST: F Max Domi, F Jordan Martinook, D Luke Schenn, C Zac Rinaldo. PLAYER TO...

Cullen powers Penguins past Blue Jackets

Sep. 23, 2018 1:24 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Matt Cullen scored two goals and had an assist to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 7-3 preseason win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday. Zach Trotman, Garrett Wilson, Adam Johnson, Juuso Riikola and Kris Letang also scored for Pittsburgh. Fourteen Penguins players recorded at...

Arizona Coyotes begin camp with hope of a turnaround

Sep. 13, 2018 4:32 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Every team enters training camp with optimism. The slate is clean, no losses to tarnish the outlook, every NHL team starting at the same place. A year ago, the Arizona Coyotes had the extra boost of playing under a new coach, system and overhauled roster, yet it didn't work out....

NHL aims to get more teams involved in outdoor games

Sep. 6, 2018 6:29 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Clayton Keller took an eight-hour bus ride from Montreal to Boston for a hockey game at Fenway Park and won't soon forget the experience of playing outdoors. "It was pretty cool," Keller said. He'd love to take the game outside again in the NHL with the Arizona Coyotes but will probably have...

Arizona athletes to have prominent roles at McCain service

Aug. 28, 2018 3:42 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Three of Arizona's most popular athletes will have prominent roles in the funeral for Sen. John McCain. Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald will speak during Thursday's service in Phoenix, preceding former Vice President Joe Biden. Former Arizona Coyotes captain Shane Doan and former...

Coyotes sign Dvorak to 6-year contract extension

Aug. 9, 2018 6:38 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have signed center Christian Dvorak to a six-year contract extension averaging $4.45 million per year. The deal, announced Thursday, will keep Dvorak in Arizona through 2024-25. The 22-year-old Dvorak was Arizona's third-leading goal scorer with 15 last season and...

Coyotes to retire Shane Doan's number in February

Aug. 1, 2018 7:49 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Shane Doan joined the Arizona Coyotes before they moved to the desert, and over the years experienced the high of reaching the Western Conference finals, the low of being told he was not part of the franchise's future plans. Doan played all 21 of his NHL seasons with the Coyotes,...