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The Arizona Coyotes have struggled with issues both on and off the ice in recent years. Off the ice, they are looking for a new arena to play in. Finally, their ownership appears to be in a stable place after years of questions.
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He was also named the captain of Team Canada in the World Junior tournament (IIHF-U20) with two goals and seven assists through 10 games. Coyotes management and fans need to be patient with their young star in order for him to properly develop.
Other players expected to make large leaps forward in their development include Brandon Perlini, Christian Dvorak, Clayton Keller, Anthony Duclair and Jakob Chychrun, once he is healthy.