A professional ice hockey team, the Arizona Coyotes are based out of Glendale, Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix. The Arizona Coyotes play as a part of the National Hockey League in the Pacific Division of the Western Conference. Once known as the Winnipeg Jets of the World Hockey Association, the Arizona Coyotes were founded in 1971. They have played their home games at the Gila River Arena in downtown Phoenix since the year 2003 after 7.5 years playing at the America West Arena. Get your Arizona Coyotes tickets to the next home or away game.