9:16 PM EDT, Mon June 18, 2018
Knights On Ice

Knights Nuggets: Draft week is here!

Start off your morning by reading up on some hockey news. Rise and shine! Let’s check in on some news and notes: - Draft week is here! Who could the Golden Knights target with the No. 61 overall pick? We have a few ideas. [Knights on Ice] - The Knights made another signing. Here’s what you need to know about forward Lucas Elvenes. [Golden Knights] - It’s looking more and more likely that John Tavares will not be leaving the New York Islanders. [The Athletic] - There was a trade Friday! The Coyotes sent Max Domi to the Canadiens for Alex Galchenyuk, and I don’t think anyone is...

Last Word on Hockey

Montreal Canadiens Sign Max Domi To Contract Extension

The Montreal Canadiens have signed restricted free agent left wing Max Domi to a two-year contract extension, worth $6.3 million, or $3.15 million per season AAV. The deal carries Domi through the 2019-20 season when he will again be a restricted free agent. Domi was recently acquired in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes. https://twitter.com/frank_seravalli/status/1008001932106108929?s=19 Max Domi Re-Signs With the Arizona Coyotes Max Domi is the son of former NHL forward and enforcer, Tie Domi. Max Domi was drafted 12th overall by the Arizona (then Phoenix) Coyotes in the 2013 NHL Draft....

The Hockey Writers

Canadiens Re-Sign Max Domi

The Montreal Canadiens have re-signed forward Max Domi to a two year contract worth $6.3 million shortly after acquiring him in a trade from the Arizona Coyotes, the team announced Saturday. The Canadiens sent Alex Galchenyuk, the third-overall selection from the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, to the Coyotes in exchange for Domi and it didn’t […] The post Canadiens Re-Sign Max Domi appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

Eyes On The Prize

Habs trade Alex Galchenyuk for Max Domi

The Canadiens made their biggest move of the off-season so far one week ahead of the NHL Draft. The rumblings about Alex Galchenyuk being on the trading block have finally come to fruition as the Canadiens have traded the 24-year-old forward to the Arizona Coyotes for Max Domi. The Canadiens have acquired forward Max Domi from the Arizona Coyotes tonight, in return for Alex Galchenyuk. #GoHabsGo— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) June 16, 2018 As it stands, the trade appears to be player for player, with no picks or prospects involved ahead of next week’s NHL Entry Draft. In...

Fear The Fin

Sharks acquire Kyle Wood from Coyotes

We’ve got Wood. In the first of potentially several off-season trades, the San Jose Sharks flipped forward Adam Helewka to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for defenseman Kyle Wood. The 6-foot-7 Wood was acquired by the Coyotes in the Mikkel Boedker trade, having originally been selected in the third round of the 2014 NHL Draft by the Avalanche. Wood’s professional career got off to a stellar start with the AHL’s Tucson Roadrunners in 2016. An AHL All-Star in his rookie season, the right-handed defenseman put up 43 points in 68 games and won the hardest-shot competition. However, his...

Eyes On The Prize

Draft prospect profile: Jesse Ylönen is fast and furious with dangles to spare

The Finnish prospect has lots of skill, but size issues sometimes prevent him from being able to use it. Born into the ice hockey world in October 1999 while his dad was playing with the Phoenix Coyotes, Jesse had the option to represent either USA or Finland, and the fast skilled winger choose Finland. He has also chosen to play in Finland to keep developing, even if he was drafted by the Muskegon Lumberjacks. With the Finnish development system success lately, you cannot blame Ylönen for that choice. While he is a raw talent, it is easy to spot what makes him an enticing prospect; he is...

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Here's an educated guess at what the Coyotes' new third jersey could look like

The Coyotes will reveal a new third jersey at their draft watch party on June 22, so Coyotes insider Richard Morin took a stab at designing one.         

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Blackhawks & Hurricanes: Trade Winds Blowing

Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman made two huge moves prior to the 2017 NHL Entry Draft when he traded with the Arizona Coyotes and Columbus Blue Jackets, completely changing the look of his team. As we approach this year’s draft, Bowman could be working on another big deal with a familiar trading partner. New […] The post Blackhawks & Hurricanes: Trade Winds Blowing appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

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NHL mock draft 2.0: Movement near the top, Arizona Coyotes a wild card at No. 5

azcentral sports Coyotes and Diamondbacks insider Richard Morin offers the second edition of his NHL mock draft for the 2018 NHL draft.         

Pension Plan Puppets

Who is Jacob Bernard-Docker, and why is he ranked 25th for the draft?

When an unfamiliar name shows up on a draft list right where the Leafs are picking, you need to at least ask who that is. Last year, Craig Button slotted Pierre-Olivier Joseph in for the Leafs in his mock draft. I found that unusual pick interesting, so I looked into the player no one else had ranked that high. Joseph, a defender, was ultimately drafted by the Arizona Coyotes at 23rd overall, and he returned to junior hockey where he was the captain of his team and doubled his goal total from the previous year (six to 13). Here we are one year later, and ISS Hockey has a player high on...

PensBurgh

NHL Trade Rumors: Are the Penguins interested in Max Domi?

With free agency and the NHL Draft looming nearly a month away, we’re creeping in on silly season, but I guess it really is that season all year long. The latest buzz surrounding the Penguins came from Elliotte Friedman and Jeff Marek’s 31 Thoughts podcast and involved Arizona Coyotes forward Max Domi. Specifically when mentioning teams interested, two named were the Canadiens and the Penguins. The ties between Tie Domi and Mario Lemieux are nothing to ignore in this case, in my opinion. Two people with a lot of connections and contacts in the hockey circles that could...

Hockey Wilderness

2018 Mock Draft: Arizona Coyotes pick Quinn Hughes, American Hero, 5th overall

Oh say can you see, reinforcements for Arizona’s d-corps? Arizona’s 2018 season started about as strong as a wet spaghetti noodle, but it finished with a strong final third of the season and the fifth overall pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. The Coyotes are a struggling young team looking to turn youthful potential into on-ice success. Hopefully, maybe they can find some help, but from whence would it come? What’s that I hear? “Oh Beautiful, for spacious skies” Can it be? “for amber waves of Quinn” It is! It is America here to provide elite hockey talent in the form of Quinn...

Pension Plan Puppets

Who is Laurence Gilman?

I dig around in his radio archive and Full 60 interview to get to know the Leafs new AGM. The official bio for Laurence Gilman, the Toronto Maple Leafs new AGM, lists all the stats, just like for a player. He even has an Elite Prospects page. He’s from Winnipeg, graduated law school in North Dakota, started his NHL career with the Jets (original recipe) soon after that. He first shows up in a management job with the Phoenix Coyotes in 1998. He was with the Vancouver Canucks from 2008 to 2015, and he helped the NHL design and implement the expansion draft process that brought the Vegas...