In 1996, the team moved to Phoenix from Winnipeg, Canada, where they were known as the Jets. They have never won a Stanley Cup. Their head coach is Dave Tippett and their general manager is Don Maloney. Wayne Gretzky resigned as head coach on September 14, 2009. In May of 2009, the Coyotes filed for bankruptcy protection.
The team will change their name to the Arizona Coyotes after an agreement was reached that would keep the team in Glendale for the near future.
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- "Chicago Cubs file Chapter 11 to speed team's sale". http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20091012/ap_on_sp_ba_ne/us_cubs_bankruptcy;_ylt=AjwuSGGPbAVY4yf64mT_TH0EtbAF. Retrieved October 12, 2010.
- "Coyotes saga finally ends with team staying in Arizona". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/opinion/2013/07/coyotes-saga-finally-ends-with-team-staying-in-arizona.html. Retrieved 2013-07-05.