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






Arizona Coyotes Salary Cap: Paying $21M to Three Underperforming Players is Unsustainable

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The Arizona Coyotes salary cap issues began with the irresponsible and wild contracts that former general manager John Chayka gifted players. During his reign, he bestowed multi-year deals to three players who now have not been at all performing equal to their contracts. Oliver Ekman-Larsson was given an eight-year $66 million deal on July 1, […] READ MORE


Report: Arizona Coyotes Hire Andre Tourigny as New Head Coach

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As what was reported as a possibility on June 29th by Pierre LeBrun, Andre Tourigny and the Arizona Coyotes were having intensified talks concerning his future employment with the team. Hearing that talks have intensified between Arizona and Hockey Canada coach Andre Tourigny. He’s a serious candidate to land the Coyotes HC job though it’s […] READ MORE


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


NHL Rumours: Seattle Kraken, New Jersey Devils, Adam Henrique

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Hello and welcome back to a Thursday edition of NHL rumours! We are quickly approaching the Stanley Cup Finals, but plenty is going on. Teams are rapidly positioning themselves for an offseason that features an expansion draft and comes after one of the strangest years of hockey ever witnessed. That means plenty to check on […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Edmonton Oilers, Washington Capitals, Columbus Blue Jackets

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Hello and welcome to a Thursday edition of NHL Rumours! Offseason rumblings are getting louder as teams are eliminated from the postseason. Things will only get busier between now and the start of free agency. Today’s NHL rumours feature the Edmonton Oilers, Washington Capitals, and Columbus Blue Jackets. NHL Rumours Edmonton Oilers Rumour: Elliotte Friedman recently […] READ MORE