Coyotes season draws closer with announcement of start times


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The Coyotes and Predators hit the ice before the game.

Sarah Hall, Reporter

The Arizona Coyotes and the NHL have announced the start times for the games in the 2020-21 season.

The team will play 56 games this season (28 home and 28 away) while playing each team in their division eight times. The Coyotes will play each team in the West Division four times on home ice.

The season opener on Jan. 14 against the San Jose Sharks will start at 7:00 pm at Gila River Arena.

A majority of the home games will start at 7:00 pm with a handful starting at other times. You can view the full schedule on the Arizona Coyotes website.

Also announced today that they have partnered with Mountain America Credit Union to have sponsored logos on all home practice and home game helmets.

The Mountain America logo decal will be positioned on the top left and right sides of the helmet.

“We are thrilled to announce Mountain America as our home game helmet entitlement partner,” said Coyotes President & CEO Xavier Gutierrez. via the press release. “For the past two seasons, Mountain America has been a tremendous partner, and we are proud to showcase their brand on our home helmets at Gila River Arena this season.”

“Mountain America is honored to continue our support of the Arizona Coyotes,” says Sterling Nielsen, president and chief executive officer at Mountain America Credit Union via the press release. “This partnership allows us to give back to the community. Our Guiding You Forward program helps fund literacy and adaptive technology programs at Southwest Human Development, and our Goals Donation supports the service members and their families at Luke Air Force Base.”

The Arizona Coyotes announced a multi-year partnership with Mountain America Credit Union on September 12, 2019.