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Ekman-Larsson Helps Sweden Win IIHF World Championship

by Dave Vest @davest4yotes / Coyotes Sr. Director of News Content

GLENDALE -- Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson played a key role Sunday for Team Sweden, which defeated Team Switzerland, 3-2 in a shootout, in the gold-medal game at the 2018 IIHF World Championship in Copenhagen, Denmark.

"It feels great," Ekman-Larsson said in a post-game interview. "We played a really good tournament, and everybody has been working so hard. It's so fun that everybody gets to experience this feeling."

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'Yotes Notes: OEL Helps Sweden Reach Title Game at World Championship

by Dave Vest @davest4yotes / Coyotes Sr. Director of News Content

GLENDALE -- Playing for Team Sweden, Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson skated 21:56 and was plus-2 on Saturday in his team's 6-0 win over Team USA in a semifinal game of the 2018 IIHF World Championship in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Sweden, which won this annual 16-team tournament a year ago, will go for a repeat when it plays Team Switzerland in the gold-medal game on Sunday. NHL Network will broadcast the game starting at 11:15 a.m. (Arizona time).

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Ekman-Larsson, Kuemper Advance to Semifinals at World Championship

by Dave Vest @davest4yotes / Coyotes Sr. Director of News Content

GLENDALE -- Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored the game-winning goal for Team Sweden on Thursday in its 3-2 victory over Team Latvia in a quarterfinal game at the 2018 IIHF World Championship in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Leading 2-1, Ekman-Larsson notched a power-play goal at 6:27 of the third period for Sweden, which will play Team USA in a semifinal on Saturday.

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Coyotes Prospects Set to Compete at Memorial Cup

2017 draft picks MacKenzie Entwistle and Tyler Steenbergen are eager to play at prestigious tournament

by Dave Vest @davest4yotes / Coyotes Sr. Director of News Content

GLENDALE -- The Memorial Cup tournament is being staged for the 100th time this year, and two Coyotes prospects have been invited to the historic party.

Forwards MacKenzie Entwistle and Tyler Steenbergen will compete for their clubs at the annual four-team, round-robin event that pits Canada's three junior hockey league champions and a host city. 

"The experiences these young players are about to have are going to be great for their development," said Coyotes Assistant General Manager Steve Sullivan, who also plays a key role in player development. "Win or lose, they will be experiences these guys will never forget and will be able to bring with them to the next level." 

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'Yotes Notes: Kuemper, OEL Reach Quarterfinals at World Championship

by Dave Vest @davest4yotes / Coyotes Sr. Director of News Content

GLENDALE -- Coyotes goalie Darcy Kuemper stopped all 12 shots he faced tending net for Team Canada vs. Team Germany on Tuesday in the final preliminary-round game for both teams at the 2018 IIHF World Championship at Herning, Denmark.

Canada won, 3-0, to finish the first round 4-1-1-1 and to help set up a quarterfinal match vs. Russia on Thursday.

"It was a quick turnaround after playing last night, but I thought we did a good job," Kuemper said during a TV interview. "Everyone took care of their bodies and that helped make this game easier. We were super responsible and that's what you want to build on heading into the quarterfinals." 

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Coyotes Sign Ullstrom to One-Year Contract

by Arizona Coyotes @ArizonaCoyotes / Arizona Coyotes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

GLENDALE, ARIZONA -- Arizona Coyotes President of Hockey Operations & General Manager John Chayka announced today that the Coyotes have signed center David Ullstrom to a one-year, two-way contract. As per club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Kuemper Earns First Win for Team Canada

by Dave Vest @davest4yotes / Coyotes Sr. Director of News Content

GLENDALE -- Coyotes goalie Darcy Kuemper stopped 14 of 15 shots on Monday and earned his first victory for Team Canada at the 2018 IIHF World Championship. 

The Canadians beat Team Latvia, 2-1 in overtime at Herning, Denmark, in their next-to-last game of the preliminary round. Canada will conclude its preliminary schedule on Tuesday vs. Germany.

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Coyotes to Launch 'Weekender' Ticket Plan on Saturday

by Arizona Coyotes @ArizonaCoyotes / Arizona Coyotes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Monday, May14, 2018
 
GLENDALE, ARIZONA --- The Arizona Coyotes announced today that the club will launch a new ticket plan called the "Weekender" on Saturday, May 19 at the team's Open House/Skating Party at Gila River Arena from 1-4 p.m.

Fans will be able to skate on the Gila River Arena ice, participate in locker room tours and meet Howler and Paw Patrol as well as Coyotes Announcer/Ambassador Paul Bissonnette. Full season memberships for the 2018-19 season will also be available.

The "Weekender" ticket package will allow fans to purchase tickets for all Coyotes regular season Friday, Saturday and Sunday home games. The Coyotes expect to have approximately 21 weekend games during the 2018-19 season. The "Weekender" package also includes the following benefits:

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Steenbergen Helps Swift Current Capture WHL Championship

Coyotes prospect Tyler Steenbergen will play in the 2018 Memorial Cup

by Dave Vest @davest4yotes / Coyotes Sr. Director of News Content

GLENDALE -- Coyotes prospect Tyler Steenbergen notched an assist on Sunday night to help the Swift Current Broncos win the Western Hockey League championship and advance to the 2018 Memorial Cup.

Tied 0-0, Steenbergen tallied his 16th helper of the WHL playoffs at 6:41 of the first period when he helped set up a power-play goal by Giorgio Estephan. Swift Current beat Everett, 3-0, and won the best-of-seven series 4-2. 

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Entwistle Helps Hamilton Capture OHL Championship

Coyotes prospect MacKenzie Entwistle will play in the 2018 Memorial Cup

by Dave Vest @davest4yotes / Coyotes Sr. Director of News Content

GLENDALE -- Coyotes prospect MacKenzie Entwistle notched a goal and an assist on Sunday afternoon to help the Hamilton Bulldogs win the Ontario Hockey League championship and advance to the 2018 Memorial Cup.

Trailing Sault Ste. Marie, 2-1, Entwistle scored his 11th goal of the OHL playoffs at 17:37 of the second period. Underdog Hamilton, playing on home ice, won the game, 5-4, and the best-of-seven series 4-2. 

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