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Reports- John Chayka Will Be Named GM Of The Arizona Coyotes On Thursday

Many of the hockey insiders are saying via Twitter that John Chayka will be named GM of the Arizona Coyotes tomorrow.

He is 26 years old and here is his current bio on the Coyotes' website.

Assistant General Manager, Analytics
John Chayka is in his first season with the Coyotes as Assistant General Manager, Analytics.

Chayka is involved in all areas of hockey operations including NHL, minor league and amateur player evaluation as well as player development and coaching support.

Prior to joining the Coyotes, he co-founded and served as Director of Hockey Operations at Stathletes Inc. since 2009. Stathletes is a hockey analytics firm that tracks data through an intensive video analysis process and breaks down the game to provide objective insight into player and team performance tendencies.

The 25-year-old native of Jordan Station, Ontario earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario in 2014.

Dave Tippett will also have an expanded role with the team.

added 6:05pm, Just received a release from the Coyotes, press conference tomorrow at 2:00pm ET.

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