Originally posted on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 3/8/13
GLENDALE, Ariz. Mike Smith didn't address reporters after Thursday's 6-3 loss to St. Louis at Jobing.com Arena, so it's hard to gauge whether he was more upset with his own play or the play of the team in front of him. Either one was fair game after the Coyotes reached the midpoint of the season with one of their poorest performances all year. "That wasn't our team right there," coach Dave Tippett said. And Mike Smith wasn't the same goalie that lifted Phoenix to its best season in the Valley one year ago. When you analyze the six goals St. Louis scored on Thursday, there's not a single one you could fairly characterize as a bad goal. Two came on rebounds of hard shots one that defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson had a chance to clear. One deflected in off defenseman Derek Morris' stick, No. 4 was a bang-bang play after a bad turnover by forward Kyle Chipchura in the defensive zone, No. 5 was a bang-bang play where no Blues were covered, least off all, goal scorer Vladimir Sobotka...
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