Found May 23, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Coyotes were livid at the end of Game 5 -- about what they saw as a brutal hit by Kings captain Dustin Brown that sent defenseman Michal Rozsival out of the game with a knee injury, and about the goal by Dustin Penner seconds later that ended their season. "It's very disappointing," Coyotes captain Shane Doan said. "I've been knocked out in the first round a lot, and you think that it's going to feel better when you get to the next round. But I don't care when you get knocked out; it feels awful and you don't want to be part of it." When asked about the Brown play, Doan, who said he has held his tongue during the series, lashed out at the officiating during the entire series. He said he has yet to see any of the penalties called on him in the series, yet a knee-on-knee hit from Brown after the whistle went unpunished. "Honestly, I can't understand how you miss that," Doan said. "How do you miss that? (Rozsival'...

Brown's hit sparks controversy

The Kings punched their ticket to the Stanley Cup Finals with a thrilling OT win, but much discussion will revolve around Dustin Brown's questionable hit on the Coyotes' Michal Rozsival.

Dustin Brown Doesn't Deserve Suspension for Controversial Hit on Michal Rozsival (Video)

The Kings are back in the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 1993. Now, they just have to wait to find out if their captain will be on the ice with them for Game 1 next Wednesday. Dustin Brown's status should not be in question, but in this suspension-crazy era of NHL hockey, there will be plenty ready to call for him to be banned after a controversial hit just seconds...

Shane Doan Talks Handshake Line

from Dan Bickley of the Arizona Republic, Shane Doan feels sheepish, as he should. But he wants to make something clear: “I didn’t swear at him. I didn’t say anything rude or disrespectful,” Doan said of his postgame dust-up with Kings’ captain Dustin Brown. “I just wasn’t as cordial as I should’ve been.” Alas, there were two endings to the Western Conference...

Dustin Brown picture after hit on Michal Rozsival

I found this picture on my Twitter feed, this might not sit well with Phoenix Coyotes fans.

NHL Must Fine Shane Doan, Other Coyotes For Complaints

After they were eliminated from the playoffs by the LA Kings, the Phoenix Coyotes once again distinguished themselves by crying about… wait for it… the officiating. Here are the comments of their captain after the loss: The NHL needs to … Continue reading →

NHL needs to adjust its rule book for goaltenders without equipment

[youtube]rB-0NsGrrIM[/youtube] Game 5 between the Phoenix Coyotes and the Los Angeles Kings was exciting and controversial. We're not here to talk about Dustin Brown's knee and whether or not it clean or dirty. Instead, we're here to analyze an incident involving Brown and Phoenix goaltender Mike Smith. As Smith was reaching to cover a puck with his glove, Brown used...

Shane Doan's second goal

Phoenix Coyotes forward Shane Doan scored two big goals to help the Coyotes extend the Western Conference Finals series between the Phoenix Coyotes and the Los Angeles Kings. With the victory last night by the Coyotes in Los Angeles, game five is tomorrow night at 8:00 PM Central in Glendale, Arizona, at Arena. Related articles Shane Doan wouldn't let the...

Mike Milbury, Jeremy Roenick Have Another Heated Exchange Following Dustin Brown's Overtime Hit (Video)

The Kings are going to the Stanley Cup. That's about the only thing Mike Milbury and Jeremy Roenick could agree on Tuesday night. The two NBC Sports Network analysts -- and former NHL players -- were at each other's throats again following Los Angeles' overtime victory over Phoenix in Game 5. They couldn't seem to agree on exactly what transpired moments before the...

LA Kings conquer West, await Cup final opponent

Few NHL teams have ever peaked in the postseason more perfectly than the Los Angeles Kings. After a regular season rocked by struggles, false starts and big changes, the eighth-seeded Kings have turned into the powerhouse they expected to be all season. Los Angeles needed only a record-tying 14 playoff games to reach its first Stanley Cup final since 1993, culminating in a five...

Kings/Coyotes Dramatic Handshake Line

<a href="" class="moshare-button-hor" data-channel="wordpress-1.2.8" data-message="If you missed the drama that took place in the final three minutes of OT between the L.A. Kings and Phoenix Coyotes last night, then you missed some solid entertainment. Moments before Dustin Penner netted the overtime winner,...

Late Evening Line

“I was watching the Rangers-Devils game [Wednesday night] and I’m thinking ‘I should be playing [Thursday] to see if I can play against them.  ou think that after waiting so long [to win two playoff series] that a sense of accomplishment would be there. But if anything, the frustration is worse. “Your goal is to win, to win it all. We thought we had a shot at it. But we...

Morning Stanley Cup of Joe – May 21, 2012

SUNDAY’S RESULT PHOENIX 2, LOS ANGELES 0; Kings lead series 3-1  Phoenix forward Shane Doan scored two goals and goaltender Mike Smith made 36 saves to record the shutout as the Coyotes won 2-0 to stave off elimination.  A countdown of the night’s best moments, from the stars in the crowd to Shane Doan’s two goals and the changeover at Staples Center for three different...

Do They Always Have To Yell At Each Other?

If you don’t mind a bunch of screaming and yelling, watch Mike Milbury and Jeremy Roenick discuss the Dustin Brown hit on Michal Rozsival.

Morning Skate: May 21

The Morning After:Yesterday’s results:Coyotes 2, Kings 0RLD 3 stars of the night:1. Shane Doan, PHX (2 goals)2. Mike Smith (26 saves, shutout)3. Trevor Lewis (5 shots)---Tonight’s slate:Rangers @ Devils, 1:00 ET, Game 4#1 New York Rangers @ #6 New Jersey DevilsGame 4… 8:00 ET… TV: NBC Sports Network, CBCSeries: 2-1 RangersPlayers to watch:NYR-    Chris KreiderEvery game...
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