Arizona Coyotes

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Arizona Coyotes
2022–23 Arizona Coyotes season
Conference Western
Division Central
Founded 1972
History Winnipeg Jets
19721979 (WHA)
19791996 (NHL)
Phoenix Coyotes
19962014
Arizona Coyotes
2014–present
Home arena Mullett Arena
City Tempe, Arizona
Colors Red, purple, process black, sand, green, orange[1][2]
           
Media Bally Sports Arizona
KGME Fox Sports 910
Owner(s) Alex Meruelo[3]
Andrew Barroway
General manager Bill Armstrong
Head coach Andre Tourigny
Captain Vacant
Minor league affiliates Tucson Roadrunners (AHL)
Atlanta Gladiators (ECHL)
Stanley Cups 0
Conference championships 0
Presidents' Trophies 0
Division championships 1 (2011–12)
Official website www.nhl.com/coyotes

The Arizona Coyotes are an ice hockey team that plays in the NHL. They play in Tempe, Arizona.

History[change | change source]

In 1996, the team moved to Phoenix from Winnipeg, Canada, where they were known as the Jets. The team moved to the suburb of Glendale in December 2003. They have never won a Stanley Cup. Their head coach is Rick Tocchet and their general manager is Bill Armstrong. Wayne Gretzky resigned as head coach on September 14, 2009. In May of 2009, the Coyotes filed for bankruptcy protection.[4]

They officially changed their name from the Phoenix Coyotes to the Arizona Coyotes on June 27, 2014.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Kinkopf, Alex (September 20, 2021). "Coyotes' Guide to Style Resurrects White Kachina". ArizonaCoyotes.com. NHL Enterprises, L.P. Retrieved September 21, 2021. The team's new style guide features six colors: red, purple, process black, sand, green and orange.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. "White Kachina Jersey". ArizonaCoyotes.com. NHL Enterprises, L.P. September 20, 2021. Archived from the original on September 20, 2021. Retrieved September 21, 2021.
  3. Rosen, Dan (June 19, 2019). "Meruelo approved as Coyotes majority owner by NHL Board of Governors". NHL.com. Retrieved August 4, 2020.
  4. "Chicago Cubs file Chapter 11 to speed team's sale". Last sentence of report. Retrieved October 12, 2010.[permanent dead link]
  5. "Coyotes Announce 2014-15 Schedule". Arizona Coyotes. Retrieved 2014-06-05.

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