Originally posted on Hipchecks  |  Last updated 11/18/11
Yes dear readers... It is really me. I know, you thought I had dropped off the face of the plant but alas, I have not. Life has just been so busy... I haven't had a moment to breathe it seems. Also, I haven't been to many hockey games this year nor been able to see them on tv due to myschedule and the fact most of them have not been on the channels I get. I hae been feeling the bug to write so here I am. I might be a little rusty so deal with it! ;)

First off... All-Star voting has begun. The Coyotes have three guys on the ballet. Go vote and stuff. Yandle, Doan and Whitney. Feel free to write in any other Coyote. I feel Mike Smith and Klesla (don't laugh, he has been solid on D for us, like defense d, not offense d). Link if you need it... All Star Votes In case you are struggling for a 3rd forward, I would suggest a nice Jeff Carter. Just an idea.

It seems the Coyotes still have issues with playing a full hockey game. I feel this issue has been going on forever. How do we stop this? Toronto they played great the first 2 periods and started letting up. They were up 2-0 and ended up taking it to a shoot out. Finally, we won a shoot out. As this game was a few days ago, my memory is fading so on to last night...

This was a game they could have won. Mike Smith was OUTSTANDING. If he had not played so well the score could have easily been 10-1, if not more. And Bryz was Bryz but we just couldn't get enough offense going.We struggled to get any kind of control of the puck. We had a 4 minute PP andcould do nothing with it. We were lucky to get a good setup going.

The final goal was a result of our D not covering their man and worring too much about a non-called penalty. Yandle was scrambling & trying to cover but DMo had went to the corner and was looking for a penalty. The ref wasn't calling one so DMo, again, was mostly the cause of the last Flyers goal. Final score: 2-1.

I would have liked to have at least gotten a point out of this game but you can't always get what you want. We are 2-1 on this roadtrip. We just need to get as many points as we can. I could have cared less which east team we played last night. We just need to keep getting points. One is better than none!

Last night was a hard one though. I had to pick the Coyotes though because I live here and they are my number 1 but Philly is a close 2nd. More like a 1.5. ;) And sorry to say this but after the smack talk, we kinda deserved to lose. Karma. Don't get me wrong, I love when players are honest like that but it's better when they have the balls to back it up (I'm looking at you DMo!) Either way, I'm happy one of my teams won. Honestly, the Coyotes didn't deserve that win. They didn't deserve a point either, even though I really wanted OT.

Saturday night the Coyotes are in Buffalo and I am in Vegas. You can bet your ass I am betting on a Coyotes win. LOL Let's hope they win big so I win big. I will be watching the game from there. Don't worry. ;) And Monday completes the east coast trip with a visit to our nations capital. Why doesn't my friend still live in DC? I would have went for a visit!

After Monday it is a three day Thanksgiving hockey fest! Wednesday we take on the Ducks, Friday the Canucks (ohhh that kinda ryhmes) andSaturday the Stars. And yes... I will be at all three games! I hope to get some pictures. I haven't taken many this year. 

There were so many things Tyson said last night. It is hard to pick a Tysonism. But I think I have to go with when he said the "first third period" like there was more than one third period. I know he meant the first third of the period but he said it wrong. He also over exaggerated saying PP when we were on a powerplay and it sounded more like peepee than pp. The nuanes of Tyson. You really just have to hear him to understand I think.

GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Budapest drops 2024 Olympic bid, leaving only Los Angeles and Paris, which could ban some participants

DeMarcus Cousins was ‘praying’ for a better supporting cast with Sacramento

Report: Nets trading Bojan Bogdanovic to Wizards

Elliott spoke with police after 'best friend' caught with gun

Jets reportedly believe Jay Cutler can compete in AFC East

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Report: 'Melo could waive no-trade clause for Clippers after season

Rivers: Paul medically cleared to play, could return Thursday

Trea Turner missed part of Nats camp Wedneday for jury duty

Hernandez's prison calls to Pouncey could come up in trial

Josh Hamilton experiences pain in reconstructed knee, leaves camp

Report: Pacers gauging trade market for Paul George

The top 10 MLB third basemen heading into spring training

The Aesthetic: Pushing the boundaries of the three-pointer

NBA coaches who should be fired soon

Box Score 2/22: Not everyone is happy with the new intentional walk rule

Teams and players who could be dealing at the NBA trade deadline

As NHL trade deadline nears, seven teams who could be dealing

Nintendo is finally, thankfully embracing sports and eSports

The 'Did the Kings just make the Pelicans into a super team?' quiz

Will the Timberwolves start showcasing their potential?

'Playmakers' in Ice Cube's league who can help the Cavs

Box Score 2/21: It's trade heartbreak season

The guard tandems you'd want in a 2-on-2 tournament

NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

The top 10 MLB third basemen heading into spring training

The Aesthetic: Pushing the boundaries of the three-pointer

NBA coaches who should be fired soon

QUIZ: Name every MLB pitcher to win the MVP award

Teams, players who could be dealing at the NBA trade deadline

As NHL trade deadline nears, seven teams who could be dealing

Nintendo is finally, thankfully embracing sports and eSports

The 'Did the Kings just make the Pelicans into a super team?' quiz

Will the Timberwolves start showcasing their potential?

'Playmakers' in Ice Cube's league who can help the Cavs

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker