Arizona Coyotes Best and Worst Free Agent Signings

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Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s 2022 summer series, exploring the best and worst free agent signings for each NHL team of the post-lockout, salary cap era. With this past offseason seeing some big splashes (and potential gambles) like Johnny Gaudreau, Claude Giroux, John Klingberg, and others, it’s time to take a look at how […] READ MORE


Player Development Of Top-15 Picks: Conclusion

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Player development seems to always result in more questions than answers. How likely is it for a top pick to pan out? What makes a player a “steal”? Last Word On Hockey will be starting a new series on how to properly develop prospects from all different spots throughout the draft. This week’s piece involves […] READ MORE


Player Development Of Top-15 Picks: Michael Grabner

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Player development seems to always result in more questions than answers. How likely is it for a top pick to pan out? What makes a player a “steal”? Last Word On Hockey will be starting a new series on how to properly develop prospects from all different spots throughout the draft. This week’s piece involves […] READ MORE


Arizona Coyotes Rick Tocchet is Gaining Doubt Among Fans

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The new 2020-21 season is upon us and it seems fitting to get some fans’ views of how the Arizona Coyotes are doing. Much may be tied to their head coach Rick Tocchet. This may be a first on lastwordonhockey.com, so let’s see how it goes. Arizona Coyotes Fans Are Losing Faith in Rick Tocchet […] 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


Unlikely Arizona Coyotes Playoff Heroes

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Post-season heroes come in all forms from the star player to the unknown fourth-liner. We all know the exploits of the great playoff performers. However, we hardly hear about the unlikely playoff heroes. These unlikely post-season stars can contribute in many ways. Contributions could be for an entire playoff run, a series, a game or […] READ MORE


The Best First Round Vancouver Canucks Draft Picks, Part Three

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We’ve been using the temporary delay in the NHL to look over the Vancouver Canucks draft picks over their history. Just like every other team, there have been some great selections, some disastrous ones. My first articles here compared their selections to who was available in the ‘80s, ‘90s, and 2000s, so that’s ground pretty […] READ MORE


Arizona Coyotes Place Michael Grabner on Waivers To Buy Him Out

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  It was announced that the Arizona Coyotes have placed forward Michael Grabner on waivers in order to buy out his contract. Elliotte Friedman reported the news.   Michael Grabner (ARIZ) on waivers for the purposes of a buyout. — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) October 3, 2020 Michael Grabner Has Contract Bought Out Here’s how according […] READ MORE


Bill Armstrong Will Have Challenges With Arizona Coyotes

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The Arizona Coyotes announced that they have hired Bill Armstrong as their new general manager. Terms weren’t disclosed, but it is believed to be a four-deal worth $1 million a year with a fifth-year option. Armstrong came from the reigning Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues organization where he was the assistant general manager and […] READ MORE


Adding Johnny Gaudreau Would Help Arizona Coyotes

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  Over the past several weeks, it’s been revealed that the Arizona Coyotes may be thinking about a rebuild. There has been all kinds of rumours flying around concerning the future of such star players as Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Darcy Kuemper, and even Antti Raanta being dealt. One team who has been interested in making a […] READ MORE