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Why won’t the NHL close Coyotes’ salary cap loophole?

Why won’t the NHL close Coyotes’ salary cap loophole?

yahoo.com thehockeynews.com Updated Aug 29 (yesterday)
Chicago Blackhawks’ Dave Bolland celebrates with the Stanley Cup after the Blackhawks defeated the Boston Bruins in Game 6 of their NHL Stanley Cup Finals hockey series in Boston, Massachusetts, June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Adam Hunger What if I told you that…
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  • A lot of years, a lot of work went into Braid becoming first fu…

    A lot of years, a lot of work went into Braid becoming first full-time female coach

    thehockeynews.com Aug 27 (4 days ago)
    Dawn Braid made history this past Wednesday, but she can’t say she ever expected it. When the Arizona Coyotes hired Braid, 52, as their skating coach, she became the first woman ever brought on as a full-time coach for an NHL team. Other women have held…
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  • Coyotes don’t expect Bolland to play ‘for the foreseeable futur…

    Coyotes don’t expect Bolland to play ‘for the foreseeable future’

    thehockeynews.com Aug 26 (5 days ago)
    In order to land Lawson Crouse from the Florida Panthers, the Arizona Coyotes also had to take on Dave Bolland’s anchor of a contract that has three years and $16.5 million remaining. But the Coyotes aren’t expecting to have to fork over much of Bolland…
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  • Coyotes flex cap space again, take on Bolland to land Crouse fr…

    Coyotes flex cap space again, take on Bolland to land Crouse from Panthers

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Aug 25 (6 days ago)
    Life as a budget team hasn’t been bad for the Arizona Coyotes this summer. At the draft in June, the Coyotes swung a deal to land a prospect they were targeting — defenseman Jakob Chychrun — and all that was required of Arizona GM John Chayka was ensuri…
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  • Coyotes make historic hire in naming Dawn Braid as skating coac…

    Coyotes make historic hire in naming Dawn Braid as skating coach

    yahoo.com Aug 24 (7 days ago)
    Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images The Arizona Coyotes made history on Wednesday in their announcement of three new hires to the coaching staff. Along with naming former NHLer Mike Van Ryn as Development Coach and Steve Potvin as Skills Coach, the…
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  • The pressure is on Dylan Strome – because of Dylan Strome

    The pressure is on Dylan Strome – because of Dylan Strome

    Connor McDavid, fast on his way to becoming the face of the NHL, understandably attracted a lot of attention at BioSteel’s 2016 Pro Hockey Camp this week in Toronto. Excited kids followed him everywhere he went. So did reporters and photographers. It wa…
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  • Oliver Ekman-Larsson on Chayka's moves, World Cup of Hockey (Pu…

    Oliver Ekman-Larsson on Chayka's moves, World Cup of Hockey (Puck Daddy Q&A)

    yahoo.com Aug 16
    (Photo by Ronald C. Modra/NHL/Getty Images) Oliver Ekman-Larsson gushes when he’s asked about the Arizona Coyotes’ offseason and some of the moves the team has made with new general manager John Chayka. Defenseman Alex Goligsoki, “is going to help our t…
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  • Radim Vrbata set for third tour of duty with Arizona Coyotes

    Radim Vrbata set for third tour of duty with Arizona Coyotes

    Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images Radim Vrbata had the worst non-lockout/non-injury derailed year of his career since 2003-04 last season with the Vancouver Canucks. So like he’s done before, he’s going back to Arizona to turn things around. According to C…
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  • Vermette inks two-year, $3.5-million deal with Ducks, sticks ar…

    Vermette inks two-year, $3.5-million deal with Ducks, sticks around in the Pacific

    Antoine Vermette is going to get his opportunities this season — four of them, to be exact — to prove the Arizona Coyotes were wrong to send him packing this off-season. Two weeks after being unexpectedly bought out by the Coyotes on Aug. 1, Vermette ha…
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  • Coyotes could wait to ‘see how things play out’ before re-signi…

    Coyotes could wait to ‘see how things play out’ before re-signing Hanzal

    Much of the focus for the Arizona Coyotes heading into the season surrounds the fresh faces who will be making their NHL debuts and the sophomore players hoping to improve on stellar rookie campaigns. But it might be one of the veteran players on the ro…
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  • Agent says Vermette has five offers, decision should come by Mo…

    Agent says Vermette has five offers, decision should come by Monday

    A surprising summer buyout by the Arizona Coyotes has left Antoine Vermette without a team for the upcoming campaign, but Vermette’s agent, Allan Walsh, said that won’t be the case much longer. On Saturday morning Walsh announced, via Twitter, that Verm…
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  • Five notable players who could opt for retirement following the…

    Five notable players who could opt for retirement following the upcoming season

    The rough and tumble ways of the NHL are starting to go by the wayside, but veteran winger Shawn Thornton is sticking around for one more season with the Florida Panthers. But Thornton, 39, admitted that before he signed a one-year contract extension in…
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  • World junior camp: Canada must rely on stars

    World junior camp: Canada must rely on stars

    PLYMOUTH, MICH. – It was a desultory loss for Canada, dropping their second-last contest of the summer world junior camp tournament 5-1 to Sweden. And to be fair, only some of Canada’s best players were in the game. Dylan Strome, Mitch Marner and Tyson …
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  • Five 2015 draft picks set to make impactful NHL debuts next sea…

    Five 2015 draft picks set to make impactful NHL debuts next season

    The hype surrounding Toronto Maple Leafs draft pick and first-overall selection Auston Matthews isn’t unwarranted, but sometimes lost in the excitement surround Matthews is the fact that there’s a fair chance he won’t be the rookie that makes the bigges…
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  • The five players with the biggest buyout cap hits in 2016-17

    The five players with the biggest buyout cap hits in 2016-17

    Antoine Vermette has officially become an unrestricted free agent following an entirely unexpected buyout that saw the 34-year-old sent packing by the Arizona Coyotes. Vermette told RDS that he understands the reasoning behind the move from the Coyotes’…
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  • Tobias Rieder’s agent says ‘no meaningful change’ in contract t…

    Tobias Rieder’s agent says ‘no meaningful change’ in contract talks with Coyotes

    Who would have thought that one of the trickiest restricted free agents to get under contract would be Arizona Coyotes winger Tobias Rieder? More than a month into the free agency period, Rieder, 23, is still without a new deal with the Coyotes, and it …
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  • Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird Arizona Coyotes

    Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird Arizona Coyotes

    yahoo.com Aug 2
    [Ed. Note: Some lists chronicle the best in hockey. Others the worst. Others the most memorable or greatest or essential. What Puck Daddy’s 2016 Summer Series seeks to do is capture those indefinable, quirky, oddities that occur every season. Moments th…
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  • Vermette placed on unconditional waivers by Coyotes, buyout com…

    Vermette placed on unconditional waivers by Coyotes, buyout coming

    The youth movement is in full swing in Arizona, and it appears to have cost Antoine Vermette his spot with the Coyotes. Monday afternoon the Coyotes placed Vermette, 34, on unconditional waivers, and according to AZ Sports’ Craig Morgan the next step wi…
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  • Video - Kings Blank Coyotes 00:34

    Kings Blank Coyotes

    Mar 16
    Jonathan Quick had 25 saves in the Kings' 1-0 win over the Coyotes.
  • Video - Blackhawks Use Extra Man Well In Win 00:37

    Blackhawks Use Extra Man Well In Win

    Mar 12
    Andrew Shaw and Brad Richards each scored a power-play goal in Chicago's 2-1 win over Arizona.
  • Video - One Month Left In NHL Regular Season 03:54

    One Month Left In NHL Regular Season

    Mar 10
    With one month left in the regular season, the Central Division could see five teams make the playoffs for the second season in a row.
  • Video - Predators Need OT To Top Coyotes 00:57

    Predators Need OT To Top Coyotes

    Mar 9
    James Neal's overtime goal lifted the Predators past the Coyotes 2-1.