2020-21 Arizona Coyotes Inconsistency Puzzling

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The 2020-21 Arizona Coyotes have been an obliviously inconsistent team. Even with their 9-8-3 record through Friday’s games holding 21 points and tied for fourth with two other teams in the West Division, questions persist. Inconsistency Plague 2020-21 Arizona Coyotes Why can’t this team play a full 60 minutes? Will the 17th ranked power play […] READ MORE


Arizona Coyotes Offence Driven by Four Players

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The Arizona Coyotes have not been known as a prolific scoring team. If you had checked over the last few seasons you wouldn’t see any Coyotes’ players names in the top 10, or even top 50. This season may be different. Three forwards and one D-man are driving the Arizona Coyotes’ offence. Namely, they are […] READ MORE


Breaking Down the Arizona Coyotes Salary Cap Misery

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The 2020-21 Arizona Coyotes salary cap is a challenge for any general manager to undertake. Well, the new general manager of the Coyotes, Bill Armstrong inherited that situation from his predecessor. In this article, we are going to attempt to show you a whole new way to look at salaries in the NHL. The Arizona […] READ MORE




2020-21 Arizona Coyotes Are a Tougher, More Competitive Team

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The 2020-21 Arizona Coyotes have made some roster changes, mostly due to salary cap financial restrictions. With very little resources to work with, new general manager Bill Armstrong did his best to improve his roster. It’s clear his direction and goal is to make the Coyotes a tougher and more competitive team. He added players […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 Arizona Coyotes

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2020-21, where Last Word on Hockey gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the […] READ MORE


Arizona Coyotes Clayton Keller Trade Value

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  One of the lovely “gifts” that former Arizona Coyotes general manager John Chayka left his successor was a ridiculous eight-year contract to forward Clayton Keller. Whether Chayka may have taken Keller’s words seriously that he emulated his game after super-star Patrick Kane or not… he’s no Patrick Kane! It’s admirable to have Keller want […] READ MORE


Arizona Coyotes Moving on From Taylor Hall

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Back in December of last year, then Arizona Coyotes general manager John Chayka pulled off a trade to acquire forward Taylor Hall. The Coyotes hoped he could take them places. That never happened. In fact, the team went 18-22-4 including the four games in the qualifying round and five games in the regular playoffs. It’s official: […] READ MORE