Arizona Coyotes owner Alex Meruelo is still trying to find a way to keep its team in the state. According to Arizona Sports, he has submitted a letter of intent to purchase 41 acres for a new arena in Mesa.
The report says the Coyotes are looking at other potential locations, including Phoenix and Scottsdale. The target date for a new arena is the start of the 2026-27 season.
The Coyotes are looking for an NHL-sized arena after losing a vote in spring to build a new facility in Tempe.
— Arizona Sports (@AZSports) August 9, 2023
Red Wings Offseason
The Athletic’s Corey Proudman projects that Red Wings prospects Nate Danielson (Canada), Trey Augustine (USA) and Axel Sandin Pellikka (Sweden) will play for the country at the next World Junior Championships.
Red Wings In Case You Missed It
- Bob Duff looks at why Moritz Seider and Jake Walman worked well together last season.
- Robert Mastrosimone, a 2019 Red Wings draft pick, could land with another NHL organization after Aug. 15.
- Griffins player Joel L’Esperance thankful to be thankful to playing so close to his hometown.
- Red Wings prospect Dmitri Buchelnikov is on loan to the KHL team in Sochi.
Hockey Now Network
Boston: Retired goalie Tim Thomas looks forward to being part of the Boston Bruins‘ Centennial Celebration.
Buffalo: Mike Augello looks at Buffalo’s No. 35 prospect Jakub Konecny. Buffalo Sabres.
Carolina: Hurricanes management has questions to answer after missing out on Erik Karlsson. Bryant Baucom takes the Hurricanes to task. Carolina Hurricanes.
Chicago: Expect defenseman Ethan Del Mastro playing full-time with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2024-25.
Nashville: Nick Kieser revisits David Poile’s top five trades in his tenure with the Nashville Predators. Filip Forberg’s acquisition was No. 1.
Pittsburgh: Mikael Granlund admits it didn’t work with the Pittsburgh Penguins because of his role and ice time.