The Phoenix Coyotes announced in January that they’d be changing their name to the Arizona Coyotes prior to the 2014-15 season. Details surrounding when the actual change would take place have been kept pretty quiet, but the organization has finally chosen a day.
Name change from Phoenix to Arizona Coyotes happens at next week's draft, team president and CEO Anthony LeBlanc says.
— Stephen Whyno (@SWhyno) June 20, 2014
Changing from Phoenix to Arizona isn’t a very significant change, but it may sound kind of strange when they first announce the Coyotes at the upcoming Draft.