FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021
GLENDALE, ARIZONA-- The Arizona Coyotes announced today that the club will hold two open practices for Valley hockey fans at Ice Den Scottsdale on Friday, Nov. 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and AZ Ice Gilbert on Sunday, Dec. 5 from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Both practices are free and open to the public.
"We are very excited to have our players and coaches take part in open practices in Scottsdale and Gilbert for our great fans," said Coyotes President & CEO Xavier A. Gutierrez. "This will be a tremendous opportunity for our fans to see our players up close and to grow the great game of hockey in Arizona. We plan on setting up additional practices at other Valley rinks in the future."
The Coyotes will hold a brief coaching seminar prior to each practice with Valley amateur coaches. Head Coach André Tourigny and his coaching staff will be on the ice 45 minutes prior to each practice to explain their practice plan and answer a few questions.
In addition, over the next few months, the Coyotes will conduct five coaching seminar Zoom calls that all Valley hockey coaches can participate in. The seminars will focus on Bench Management (Tourigny), Power Play (Phil Housley), Penalty Kill (Mario Duhamel), Pre-Scouting (Cory Stillman) and Goaltending Preparation (Corey Schwab). Coaches interested in registering for the Coyotes Coaching Zoom seminars should visit the following link: www.arizonacoyotes.com/coachzoom