Arizona Coyotes

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Arizona Coyotes
2019–20 Arizona Coyotes season
Conference Western
Division Pacific
Founded 1972
History Winnipeg Jets
19721979 (WHA)
19791996 (NHL)
Phoenix Coyotes
19962014
Arizona Coyotes
2014–present
Home arena Gila River Arena
City Glendale, Arizona
Colors Brick red, desert sand, black[1][2]
              
Media Fox Sports Arizona
Arizona Sports (98.7 FM)
KTAR News (92.3 FM)
Owner(s) Alex Meruelo[3]
Andrew Barroway
General manager John Chayka
Head coach Rick Tocchet
Captain Oliver Ekman-Larsson
Minor league affiliates Tucson Roadrunners (AHL)
Rapid City Rush (ECHL)[4]
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 Glendale, Arizona.

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 John Chayka. Wayne Gretzky resigned as head coach on September 14, 2009. In May of 2009, the Coyotes filed for bankruptcy protection.[5]

They officially changed their name from the Pheonix Coyotes to the Arizona Coyotes on June 27, 2014.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Logo and Uniform History" (PDF). 2018–2019 Arizona Coyotes Media Guide. NHL Enterprises, L.P. September 21, 2018. Retrieved December 21, 2018. With the opening of their new arena in Glendale, the time had come for a new set of logos and uniforms to reflect the aggressiveness and excitement of Coyotes hockey in the new arena while maintaining ties to seven years of Arizona history. The official Coyotes colors were now brick red, desert sand and black – three colors that were all included in the original Coyotes logo.
  2. "Tucson Roadrunners Revealed as Name of Coyotes AHL Affiliate". Press release. June 18, 2016. https://www.nhl.com/coyotes/news/tucson-roadrunners-revealed-as-name-of-coyotes-ahl-affiliate/c-886398f. Retrieved May 3, 2019. "The Coyotes colors of Brick Red, Desert Sand and black embody the logo, along with copper, and reflect the symmetry between the Coyotes and the Roadrunners teams. The Coyotes’ Creative Services department designed the logo." [permanent dead link]
  3. "NHL approves sale of Arizona Coyotes to businessman Alex Meurelo". KNXV-TV. June 19, 2019.
  4. "Coyotes Announce New ECHL Affiliation Agreement With The Rapid City Rush". Arizona Coyotes. July 25, 2019.
  5. "Chicago Cubs file Chapter 11 to speed team's sale". Last sentence of report. Retrieved October 12, 2010.
  6. "Coyotes Announce 2014-15 Schedule". Arizona Coyotes. Retrieved 2014-06-05.

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