Posted June 21, 2013 on AP on Fox
PLAYERS: Dave Tippett
TEAMS: Arizona Coyotes
The Phoenix Coyotes have agreed to a long-term contract extension with coach Dave Tippett. Tippett had reportedly wanted to wait to see what happens with the uncertain ownership situation before making a decision to stay with the Coyotes. The Coyotes have gone 156-96-42 in Tippett's four seasons with the team, despite the fact that the franchise was owned by the NHL and had strict financial restrictions during that time. In 2011-12, the Coyotes went 42-27-13, won the franchise's first division title and advanced to the Western Conference finals for the first time in team history.
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