Phoenix Coyotes Officially Become the Arizona Coyotes This Week

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Michael Wifall


The Phoenix Coyotes will officially become the Arizona Coyotes on Friday, more than 10 years after the team left Phoenix.

The name-change comes along with the new owners, and the change will take place as the Coyotes select their first-round draft pick on Friday, with the 12th overall pick.

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Phoenix Coyotes Changing Name to Arizona Coyotes Next Season

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It's not a surprise, but the new owners of the Phoenix Coyotes will be changing the team's name to the Arizona Coyotes for next season.

The name change was part of the arena lease agreement with the city of Glendale, although it didn't say exactly when that change had to happen.

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The Phoenix Coyotes Should Host an Outdoor NHL Game

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Today's one of the best days of the year for hockey fans, with this year's NHL Winter Classic being played between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Detroit Red Wings at Michigan Stadium.

In fact, the match-up in Ann Arbor is just one of six outdoor games being played across the NHL this year, with other games taking place over the next few months in Vancouver, Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles. Phoenix hockey fans, and hockey fans in general, should be pleased to see reports that the team's ownership has shown interest in hosting such a game.

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Phoenix Coyotes Sale Is a Real Thing That Actually Happened

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Elliot Lowe via Flickr


The sale of the Phoenix Coyotes is a real thing.

According to a press release from the team, "The Phoenix Coyotes announced today that IceArizona AcquisitionCo. LLC has closed on their purchase of the Phoenix Coyotes franchise from the National Hockey League. The sale and ownership transfer has been approved by the NHL's Board of Governors."

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Phoenix Coyotes Staying in Glendale

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Norm Hall via NHL.com
The Phoenix Coyotes (soon to be the Arizona Coyotes) are staying in Glendale.

As has been the case every time it's been said over the past few years that the Coyotes are staying, there are a few caveats.

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Some Other Guy Tried to Buy the Phoenix Coyotes and Already Failed

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At least this Darin Pastor guy didn't get anybody's hopes up.

Pastor, the latest person to announce that he's buying the orphaned Phoenix Coyotes, is the latest person to fail at buying the Phoenix Coyotes, just like every other potential buyer over the last 3 1/2 years.

See also:
-Phoenix Coyotes Remain Orphaned After Greg Jamison Misses Deadline to Buy Team


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Phoenix Coyotes Don't Finish Last in the NHL in Attendance (but Do Finish Second-to-Last)

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The average attendance at Phoenix Coyotes games was higher this year than it has been since the 2008-2009 season.

Unfortunately for the Coyotes, that doesn't mean much -- Long Island is the only place in North America with an NHL team where fans show up in smaller numbers.

See also:
-Phoenix Coyotes Already Last in the NHL in Attendance


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Coyotes' Mikkel Boedker Can't Find Phoenix on a Map in Hilarious Weather Report

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Mikkel Boedker's struggle to find Phoenix.
If ABC 15 is doing something right these days, it's having local athletes do the weather report.

First, it was Charles Barkley -- who asked, "When the rain gon' stop?" -- but now it's Phoenix Coyotes forward Mikkel Boedker, who provided perhaps the best weather report in Phoenix history, starting off with a lengthy struggle to locate Phoenix on the map.

See also:
-Charles Barkley Pretty Much Took Over ABC 15 Last Night (Videos)


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Phoenix Coyotes Remain Orphaned After Greg Jamison Misses Deadline to Buy Team

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Stop us if you've heard this one before -- a deal to purchase the Phoenix Coyotes didn't work out.

Prospective owner Greg Jamison had a deadline of yesterday to buy the team and finalize an arena lease agreement with the City of Glendale, and it didn't happen.

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Phoenix Coyotes Already Last in the NHL in Attendance

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After just four games in this season, the average attendance for Phoenix Coyotes home games has already reached last in the National Hockey League.

That's the same Phoenix Coyotes team that lost in the Western Conference Final last year to the eventual Stanley Cup champions, the Los Angeles Kings.

See also:
-Phoenix Coyotes (and Rest of NHL) Now Have a Season


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