Auston Matthews is trending as Coyotes plan to bring him home to Arizona

Can you imagine if they pull this off?!


This came out earlier this week: the Arizona Coyotes have reportedly a plan set in place to bring hometown superstar Auston Matthews to their roster. 

Alright, laugh it off. But check this out. The Coyotes are believed to be putting in place a plan in order to have all of the money available to bring Matthews back home to Arizona and get him to lead a young crew of players in the desert. 

Using the several picks acquired for the upcoming draft, the Coyotes also look to rebuild to get together a good team with young talents in their system in order to make room for as much space as possible under the salary cap in 2024 to sign Matthews. You know how the Coyotes were busy sellers this offseason. Ever since the end of the 2021 regular season, the Yotes have acquired several draft picks by trading away Conor Garland, Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Darcy Kuemper, Christian Dvorak, amongst others. 

According to several observers, including Steve Kournianos of The Draft Analyst, Arizona has already started to pave the way to afford superstar Matthews in 2024.

The Coyotes seem to be genuinely prepared to offer him the biggest contract in NHL history.

Now that Christian Dvorak has left in a trade to the Montreal Canadiens this past weekend, the Coyotes will only have three players under contract in 2024 if nothing changes in the meantime. 

Matthews’ name has been trending on social media ever since the rumour came out and it has taken over the latest conversations on the Toronto Maple Leafs’ future. 

We are very curious to see what kind of contract Matthews can sign once he hits free agency, but the Coyotes’ offer could be very difficult to beat.