Found December 13, 2013 on Fox Sports Arizona:
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- In case you've been trapped under something heavy for the past two months, we note once again that the NHL's Western Conference owns the NHL's Eastern Conference. Entering play Thursday, Western Conference teams were 115-50-20 against Eastern Conference teams. Why do we point this out? Because Phoenix is in the midst of a six-game stretch against the East and had fallen a little off the torrid pace being kept in the West before Thursday's game against the Islanders at Jobing.com Arena. Put simply, it's time for the Coyotes to feast on the East. "You see a lot of the Eastern teams come out and they go through California and it seems like they lose games there," Coyotes coach Dave Tippett said. "We look at it as if we lose games to (Eastern teams), we're losing ground on people." That hasn't been a problem for the Coyotes so far. Following Thursday's 6-3 win over the Islanders, they are 8-1-1 against the East, with...
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