Found April 15, 2013 on Fox Sports Arizona:
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. There are a host of things the Phoenix Coyotes could do over the next two weeks as they chase a far-flung playoff dream. They could root for the right teams to win out-of-town games. They could say silent prayers. They could deliver impassioned speeches before every game. The problem: None of those methods will work. The only ironclad tactic the Coyotes have at their disposal is both simple in concept and difficult in application. If we win every game, Im sure that were in, so I guess that were still in control, but its going to be tough, captain Shane Doan said. The walls are getting tighter and tighter. If we could find a way to get three points in a game, that would be nice, but only two at a time, I guess. The Coyotes probably dont need to go 7-0 to make the playoffs, but they will likely have to secure 12 of a possible 14 points down the stretch -- whether that comes in a 6-1 finish or a 5-0-2 finish -- to reach the 55 points coach Dave Tippett believes it wi...

Coyotes' playoff hopes end with a whimper

GLENDALE, Ariz. Mathematically speaking, the Coyotes are still in the hunt for the playoffs. By any other measure, the underdogs who won the Valleys heart last season were done as soon as they left the ice following a 4-0 loss to San Jose on Monday at Arena. There were ill omens before the Coyotes were even introduced. Goalie Mike Smith, who had been so spectacular since...

Coyotes sign Tobias Rieder to entry-level contract

The Phoenix Coyotes have signed forward Tobias Rieder to a three-year, entry-level contract. Coyotes general manager Don Maloney announced the signing Monday, but didn't release any financial details. Rieder was acquired from the Edmonton Oilers in a March 29 trade for fellow junior forward Kale Kessy. The 20-year-old Rieder was a fourth-round draft pick of Edmonton in 2011...

Keith Yandle writes “Pray for Boston” on skates

Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Keith Yandle was born in Boston, Massachusettes, and to honor the victims of the horrific incident at the Finish Line of the Boston Marathon, he wrote “Pray For Boston” on the Tuuk of his skate.  I’m sure plenty of athletes will be doing something similar and we should all pray for Boston.  It’s times like these that remind us there are things...

Keith Yandle writes Boston Marathon tribute on his skate

Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Keith Yandle had a moving and memorable tribute for the victims of the Boston Marathon tragedy, writing "Pray for Boston" on the side of his skate as his team faced the San Jose Sharks. Yandle, a native of Boston, appeared to have used a marker to write the message between the boot and blade on his skate.  Credit to BYProEvHockey for posting...

Coyotes Defenseman Keith Yandle Honors Hometown, Writes ‘Pray for Boston’ on Skates (Photo)

Though he plays hockey in on the other side of the country, the Boston Marathon explosions hit home for Coyotes defenseman Keith Yandle. Yandle, a native of Milton, Mass., and graduate of Cushing Academy, paid tribute to the victims of Monday’s tragedy by writing the words “Pray for Boston” on his skate for Phoenix’s game against the Sharks on Monday night. Phillies outfielder...

Coyotes’ Keith Yandle writes ‘pray for Boston’ across his skate (Picture)

Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Keith Yandle is known for having a pretty good sense of humor. The 26-year-old was supposedly at the center of the whole championship belt thing the Coyotes have going on with their player of the game this year. Like most others, Yandle was not in a very jolly mood on Monday following the Boston Marathon bombings. As you can see from the photo above that...

Sharks-Coyotes Preview

The Phoenix Coyotes suffered a costly loss their last time out to a team that had nothing to play for. They'll try to get back on track in their next game against a San Jose Sharks team that has plenty at stake. The Coyotes host the Sharks in a battle of Western Conference playoff hopefuls Monday night, with Phoenix looking for its third straight home shutout in the series....
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