Arizona Coyotes general manager Bill Armstrong signed a multiyear contract. The details of this contract are still unknown, but the most important thing for fans of this team is that Armstrong will be part of the team next season as well.
The news has been welcomed by Coyotes fans who have been waiting for an official announcement for some time. Armstrong has been instrumental in the team’s success and his presence is expected to bring stability and a sense of continuity to the franchise.
He could not hide his happiness after extending his contract. His goal in the coming period is to give his best, turn the team in the right direction, and help them achieve huge successes!
“I am very grateful to (owner Alex) Meruelo, (chief brand officer) Alex Meruelo Jr.
and (president) Xavier Gutierrez for all of their confidence, trust and continued support. Being the general manager of the Arizona Coyotes is an honor and a privilege and I am very proud of all the hard work that our hockey operations staff, coaching staff, and players have done to improve our organization.
We still have a lot of work to do but I firmly believe that we are on the right track to becoming a playoff-caliber team for years to come. We have a very bright future here in Arizona.”- he said, as quoted by NHL!
Meruelo comments on Armstrong’s new contract
Meruelo knew there was no other option but to extend his contract.
Armstrong has already shown that he has earned the trust of the key people of this club. His decisions, vision, and everything he has done for the club are the main reasons why fans, players, and management trust him! Meruelo saw no other way to ensure success for the club other than to extend Armstrong’s contract.
He has already proven himself to be the right person for the job and Meruelo hopes that with a longer term contract, Armstrong will be able to bring the club to greater heights.“For the past three years, Bill has done an excellent job restructuring our hockey operations department and rebuilding our hockey team,” Meruelo said.
“He has acquired elite talent through the draft, trades, and free agency, and has established a winning culture by adding a great coaching staff and other key hockey operations personnel. I am confident that under his leadership, the Coyotes will soon become a perennial playoff team and we will continue to work towards our goal of bringing a Stanley Cup to the Valley.”