GLENDALE, Ariz. Keith Yandle sounded like Old School character Frank The Tank Ricard when recounting his Wednesday errands.
I went to Best Buy, Home Depot and Frys Grocery Store, Yandle said. I was in each of them for probably a half hour to 45 minutes, and I didnt get recognized once.
Thats two-time NHL All-Star Keith Yandle. You know, the Coyotes assistant captain? The guy whos tied for the postseason lead among defensemen with seven points? The guy with the dead giveaway playoff beard?
Its fine for me flying under the radar, Yandle shrugged. Its nice to be able to do my thing.
The same can be said of his Phoenix teammates. With a roster largely bereft of marquee names, the Coyotes have adopted a pack mentality that has them four wins away from playing for the oldest, biggest and most beautiful trophy in North American professional sports.
Its really the reason why we are where we are, forward Taylor Pyatt said. Everyones coming together and playing well, different guys are...