Why the Arizona Coyotes Will Attempt Another Oliver Ekman-Larsson Trade

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Even before the Arizona Coyotes have hired a new head coach, they are once again flirting with the idea of an Oliver Ekman-Larsson trade. It was last posted by Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman. Headlines: Ducharme/Kraken/Hamilton/Ekman-Larsson/TOR staff. Enjoy! ⁦@Sportsnet⁩ https://t.co/tAcoz3ZeXg — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) June 20, 2021 Arizona Coyotes Will Consider Trading Oliver Ekman-Larsson Once Again This […] READ MORE


2021 Arizona Coyotes Offseason Primer

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As a shortened and hectic offseason approaches, Last Word on Hockey is looking ahead towards how teams will deal with the reality of a flat salary cap. In terms of building a franchise, the offseason is the most crucial time of the year for front offices. However, due to COVID-19, the short-term future of how […] 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


Former Arizona Coyotes General Manager John Chayka Suspended

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The NHL announced that former general manager for the Arizona Coyotes, John Chayka, will be suspended from the league through December 31, 2021. He served as the general manager for the team from May of 2016 through this past summer. Right before entering the bubble in Edmonton, he resigned from the team, leading to the hiring […] 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


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 Free Agency Moves

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If you are an Arizona Coyotes fan, free agency was a pretty boring event. Sure the team managed to get bigger, yet no trade for Oliver Ekman-Larsson transpired. The team possesses very little salary cap space to do much. They have, however, chosen a few players who should help their fortunes going forward. We will […] 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