Rick Tocchet

Poll: Who Will Be The First Coach Fired In 2018-19?

Not a single NHL head coach was fired during the 2017-18 season, though several changes have been made since. <b>Barry Trotz</b> and <b>Bill Peters</b> resigned …

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Coyotes' Strome wants to justify draft position

Dylan Strome has appeared in just 28 NHL games since the Arizona Coyotes picked him third overall in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft and is hoping he can …

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Coyotes optimistic after Galchenyuk, Grabner additions, strong finish

<i>After the NHL Draft, free agency and other offseason moves, NHL.com is taking a look at where each team stands. Today, the Arizona Coyotes:</i><p>The …

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Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman: Coyotes had a 'huge summer'

After finishing the second half of the 2017-18 season strong, the Arizona Coyotes had an active offseason as they look to improve a young roster.<p>The …

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Report: Financial burden makes Phil Kessel to Coyotes highly unlikely

Winger Phil Kessel remains a trade candidate for the Penguins, but The Athletic’s Josh Yohe reports that it appears unlikely the 30-year-old veteran …

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20 Penguins Thoughts: Rick Tocchet, a fan from afar

Free time eluded Rick Tocchet the past two springs, the result of consecutive Stanley Cup runs with his former employer.

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Tocchet and Staff Rallied Coyotes After Disappointing Start

<b>GLENDALE --</b> Rick Tocchet's answer got big laughs at his "Exit Day" press conference, but on some level it was no joke.<p>Asked which team he was rooting …

NHL Playoffs

Stars sign Michigan product Calderone to 2-year deal

The Dallas Stars inked undrafted college free agent Tony Calderone to two-year, entry-level contract Monday, the team announced.<p>The 23-year-old …

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Arizona Coyotes looking to build upon strong second half

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- The Arizona Coyotes were one of the NHL's best teams the final two months of the 2017-18 season, playing the kind of hockey …

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Rakell, Miller lead playoff-bound Ducks past Coyotes, 3-0

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- With a win in the regular season finale, the Anaheim Ducks secured home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs and …

Ice Hockey

Report: NHL looking at Frolik's hit on Chychrun

Michael Frolik may soon be hearing from the league.<p>The NHL is looking at the Calgary Flames forward's hit on Arizona Coyotes defenseman Jakob …

Ice Hockey

Tocchet: ‘You do the right things, good things happen’

Coyotes coach Rick Tocchet discusses his team's 3-2 victory over the Golden Knights.

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Golden Knights come up short against Coyotes, 3-2

The Golden Knights weren’t able to complete the season sweep of the Coyotes, falling to Arizona 3-2 Wednesday night at T-Mobile Arena...

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Tocchet: Passenger-less Coyotes embraced challenge in beating Lightning

Coyotes coach Rick Tocchet discusses his team's 4-1 victory over the East-leading Lightning.

NHL

Clayton Keller Q&A: Coyotes rookie dishes on first year in NHL

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — In a hotly-contested Calder Trophy race, Arizona Coyotes forward Clayton Keller is in a battle with Brock Boeser, Mathew Barzal …

Ice Hockey

Coyotes at Sabres: Five Things to Know

It's not Tankathon II but it's close as the Sabres and Arizona Coyotes meet Wednesday night in KeyBank Center. The 7 p.m. faceoff pits the league's …

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Sabres Notebook: Back at practice, Lehner is undaunted by three-headed goalie

The Buffalo Sabres' three-headed goalie is no big deal to Robin Lehner. He's lived it before and understands what the club is doing with prospect …

NHL

Arizona Coyotes recall Dylan Strome, Trevor Murphy ahead of Wednesday game in Buffalo

<b>Coyotes at Sabres</b><p><b>When:</b> 4 p.m.<p><b>Where:</b> KeyBank Center, Buffalo, N.Y.<p><b>TV/Radio:</b> Fox Sports Arizona/KTAR-AM (620).<p><b>Outlook:</b> After a lengthy homestand, the …

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Coyotes announce coach Rick Tocchet will miss Monday game vs. Flames

Arizona Coyotes head coach Rick Tocchet will miss the team’s home game on Monday against the Calgary Flames to attend his mother’s funeral, the team …

NHL

Clayton Keller has recovered from midseason slump

<b>SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.</b> — You’ve probably heard NHL coaches praise a particular player by noting that he is always the first one on the ice at practice. …

NHL

Inside the NHL: KeyBank takeover by Leafs fans a low moment in Sabres' lost season

The place to take the scene all in Thursday night was the highest point of KeyBank Center. This corner is a big fan of the view from the press box, …

Ice Hockey

Olympic showcase gives 2 vets another shot at Cup

After the NHL’s announcement that its players would not attend the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeonchang, South Korea, fans were less than thrilled …

Ice Hockey

Coyotes coach Rick Tocchet's mother passes away

Coyotes coach Rick Tocchet, granted a leave of absence Monday to deal with a family illness, was back with the team Thursday after losing his mother …

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Coyotes' Tocchet to return after 1-game leave of absence

The coach is ready to get back to work.<p>Arizona Coyotes bench boss Rick Tocchet will rejoin the team for Thursday's contest against the Nashville …

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Ovechkin’s challenges in scoring more goals than Gretzky

Alex Ovechkin is “still young,” yet he’s at a funny spot in his career after last night’s landmark achievement of scoring his 600th regular-season …

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MLS team’s ticket promotion doesn’t go as planned, thanks to Canucks

The idea was simple enough: All the Vancouver Canucks had to do was score a single goal against the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night and Major …

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PHT Morning Skate: Luongo on Parkland; Tocchet takes a leave of absence

<b>Welcome to the PHT Morning Skate, a collection of links from around the hockey world. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at</b> …

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Gretzky believes Ovechkin deserves to win Stanley Cup

The Great One believes the Great Eight deserves a ring.<p>After Alex Ovechkin notched the 600th goal of his remarkable career Monday night, Wayne …

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Antti Raanta's injury woes a factor in Coyotes contract talks

<b>GLENDALE, Ariz.</b> — <b>Antti Raanta</b> took part in the Coyotes’ optional practice on Wednesday, but assistant coach John MacLean could not say for sure when …

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