Blast From The Past: Remembering The 1998-99 Phoenix Coyotes

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We here at Last Word on Hockey are starting a “blast from the past” series on the Phoenix/Arizona Coyotes. We will review each season starting with the 1996-97 Phoenix Coyotes season, which was their first since relocating from Winnipeg. This edition will cover the team’s third season in the Valley of the Sun. 1998-99 Phoenix […] READ MORE




The Best Draft Class in Arizona Coyotes History

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NHL teams build their teams in many different ways. Some construct their clubs via free agency while others do it through trades. However, the main way teams create a roster is through the NHL Draft. Most years have maybe one or two players make the roster, but some years the general manager gets it right […] READ MORE


Building the Arizona Coyotes Into Stanley Cup Contenders

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The Arizona Coyotes have been in existence for 25 years and have never won the Stanley Cup. In fact, today (4/8/1996) is the anniversary of when the Winnipeg Jets announced that they would be called the Phoenix Coyotes when they moved to Arizona the next season. 4/8/96 – In spectacular fashion and to great acclaim […] READ MORE





Arizona Coyotes: Team of the Decade

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Last Word On Hockey brings our Team of the Decade series. We will dive into the best player at each position this decade for every organization. The biggest and best at each position, with the most memorable moments of the decade. Here is the Arizona Coyotes decade lineup. Arizona Coyotes Decade This decade, the Phoenix […] READ MORE