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The Phoenix Coyotes will be hosting the Los Angeles Kings tonight in the first game of the Western Conference Finals.
The puck will drop shortly after 8:00pm ET and can be watched on NBCSN, TSN and RDS.
Most of expect a close, low-scoring game tonight plus the ice conditions may be a factor. Reports are the temperature nearing 105 degrees, but of course it is a dry heat.
Let’s hope it is an entertaining series and expect some big-body hits and collisions along the way.
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Got this email last night from Kyle in Scottsdale: “Who in the hell is the redhead behind the coyotes bench? Figured you guys wouldve already invaded her Facebook account.” Of course Kyle is talking about the Double Ds giving the Phoenix Coyotes coaching staff black eyes during the playoffs. Our investigators have yet to hone in on Kyle’s chick so this is where you guys start...
If only every center ice slapshot produced results like this!
During the NHL playoffs, you don’t expect ridiculous shots from halfway down the ice to find the back of the net. Watch as Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Derek Morris nails this crazy knucklepuck from center ice on the usually reliable Jonathan Quick. Maybe the Coyotes should have attempted more long-range shots seeing...
Wayne Gretzky provided a big boost to hockey in Los Angeles in eight seasons with the Kings. He did the same during his stint as owner and later coach of the Phoenix Coyotes.
There won't be a lot of carry-over affection once the Great One's former teams meet in the Western Conference finals.
The Kings and Coyotes, Pacific Division rivals, don't like each other much...
from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN, The Kopitar unit with Brown and Justin Williams murdered the Coyotes all night long with stretches in the Phoenix defensive zone and created numerous scoring chances aside from the two goals the line produced. The line combined for 15 shots, Brown leading the team with seven and Kopitar had six.
Know this: It’s going to be a short series unless the...
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Derek Morris scored a goal from center ice in the first period of Sunday night's NHL Western Conference final playoff game against the Los Angeles Kings.
Morris took a slapshot from center ice towards the Kings net and caught goalie Jonathan Quick napping. However, the Kings were able to overcome Quick's mistake and defeated the Coyotes...
Unless you’re one of the 13 people that watched Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals between the Phoenix Coyotes and the Los Angeles Kings, you missed this little diddy.
Instead of dumping the puck into the Kings’ zone, Coyotes defenseman Derek Morris decided to let one rip at the net. Kings goalie Jonathan Quick wasn’t (say it with me) quick enough. You can’t really...
PHOENIX -- All that was missing was the howl.
The Diamondbacks staged their own "WhiteOut" in support of the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday, wearing white t-shirts with the open-jawed Coyotes logo on the front during batting practice and pregame work.
D-backs manager Kirk Gibson, also a hockey guy, wore the t-shirt to his pregame media briefing.
The two teams seem to have...
LOS ANGELES -- The Coyotes have been living on the edge all during this postseason while managing to emerge unscathed. But in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals, they left Jobing.com Arena trailing in a series for the first time and sporting a fat lip after being hit in the mouth by the big, bad and rolling Los Angeles Kings. The Coyotes didn't play well against Chicago...
In tonight's Western Conference Final game between the Phoenix Coyotes and Los Angeles Kings game, Coyotes defenseman Derek Morris scored an improvable goal on Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick from center ice. Quick has been almost unbeatable through two rounds in the playoffs. This just proves that there is nothing bad about a shot on goal.
If you’re reading this, your team has probably been eliminated from the playoffs. As a service to our readers, here is your guide to cheering for the remaining teams.
Pros: This is probably the most trollish result. The Coyotes winning the Stanley Cup would piss off anyone who still insists that hockey in the Sunbelt is a bad idea. It would force those who make...
During Game 1 of the Los Angeles Kings and Phoenix Coyotes Western conference finals playoff match-up, Jonathan Quick finally looked human. Coyotes defenseman Derek Morris got a lucky bounce and was able to put the puck past Quick from center ice. I’m sure Quick wasn;t given too much flack following the game as the Kings went on to win 4-2.
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This series has been in the books for almost a week and there has been plenty of time for the pundits and bloggers to create their narratives about the Coyotes sending the Preds home in only five games. Last time I checked, the ongoing story is that that the Preds ran into the "hungrier team" and had their chemistry ruined by two lazy, misbehaving players. Some other explanations...
Photo Credit: Allen J. Schaben, Los Angeles Times
The 2011-12 Western Conference Final will feature a matchup of two Pacific Division teams, the Los Angeles Kings and the Phoenix Coyotes. Los Angeles hasn’t been to the Western Conference final since 1993. The Phoenix Coyotes have never been there. Suffice it to say, this is pretty much uncharted territory for the current incarnations...
#3 Phoenix Coyotes vs. #8 Los Angeles KingsRegular Season Series: Tied 3-3The Lead Up:The Western Conference Finals will be an All-Pacific affair with the Los Angels Kings battling the Phoenix Coyotes. The Coyotes and Kings were not expected to make it this deep in the playoffs, and to the surprise of many have made it to this point in dominating fashion.The Kings have eliminated...
LA KINGS 40-27-1595 pts, 8th in Western Conference, 13th in NHLvsPHOENIX COYOTES42-27-1397 pts, 3rd in Western Conference, 11th in NHL
Regular Season Series Tied 3-3
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