Andre Tourigny ready for Arizona Coyotes to take next step

Rose Itzcovitz
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The Arizona Coyotes will take the next step in their rebuild this upcoming season, and as any sports fan knows, that is a whole lot easier to do with a foundation in place. More directly speaking, keeping the same leadership in place.

All signs are positive on that end for the Coyotes, who extended head coach Andre Tourigny on Wednesday for three years, and the extension was made by general manager Bill Armstrong. Armstrong joined the Coyotes in the 2020 offseason, and one year later, hired Tourigny.

With Tourigny two years in, Arizona’s point total last season jumped from 57 to 70, showing improvement as the very beginning of Armstrong’s process got underway in terms of how the young talent he helped accumulate was making its way on the ice. A roster blowup over the last three years of nearly every valuable short and long-term piece getting sent out occurred, and since then, the Coyotes accumulated a ton of draft picks to prioritize the future a few…


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