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For the last three years there’s been a trend in relation to Dave Tippett’s Phoenix Coyotes. Every September, pundits believe the talent-starved Coyotes will finish at the bottom of the standings. Every December, those same pundits have figured out they were (or will be) wrong. The same thing is happening this season.In 2009-10, the Desert Dogs shocked the hockey world by making the playoffs (and claiming first-round home ice, no less). Through Tuesday’s action, they are on pace to be a playoff team once again, for the third straight season. Not to mention they lead a crowded Pacific Division. And all of this has been done without any stability in the front office.“Tippett really has them buying in and playing a really good system,” Nashville Predators head coach Barry Trotz said. “He’s one of the best guys in the league in terms of understanding the game.“All the accolades they are getting are well-deserved.”Trotz has been in Tippett’s shoes. In 2007, the Predators faced qu...
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The NHL is continuing its search to find a local buyer for the Phoenix Coyotes.
NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly told the league's Board of Governors on Monday that the NHL has had discussions with a couple of interested parties and reaffirmed the hope of keeping the Coyotes in Glendale.
Chicago businessman Matthew Hulsizer backed out of an agreement to buy the Coyotes in...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Keith Yandle scored with 1:45 remaining to give the Phoenix Coyotes a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night.
Phoenix won its second straight game. Nashville has dropped six of eight.
Ray Whitney and Taylor Pyatt also scored for Phoenix. Jack Hillen and Shea Weber had the Predators' goals.
With the teams skating 4-on-4, Shane Doan...
For the second straight season, Coyotes forward Bissonnette brought 100 homeless individuals from the Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS) Vista Colina Emergency Family Shelter to a hockey game.
from George Witkowski of the Glendale Star, With all the happenings surrounding the Phoenix Coyotes, Glendale Mayor Elaine Scruggs is hopeful a settlement can be reached to keep the Coyotes, but she said the National Hockey League has the ultimate say in dealing with the buyer or buyers.
The name being tossed about in the negotiation process is San Jose Sharks President and CEO...
The Detroit Red Wings’ 5-2 win over the Phoenix Coyotes on Thursday night illustrated how the Wings play when they are at their very best…And how darn hard it still is for the Wings to pay attention to detail when their attention span starts to waiver and wander.
The Wings raced out to a fantastic 5-0 first period lead thanks to nothing less than an elegant exploitation of...
For the second game in a row, the Nashville Predators showed up at Bridgestone Arena and played well enough to win and came away with nothing in a 3-2 loss to the Phoenix Coyotes.The Predators found themselves in a 1-0 hole, nine seconds into the contest, when Taylor Pyatt received a favorable bounce off of a Lauri Korpikoski shot and snapped the puck past Pekka Rinne to give the...
If you want a lesson in why I hate the shootout and why any self-respecting hockey fan hates it, then Monday night was the perfect one. The NHL seems to think that everyone needs a result. That everything has to have closure, and it can't have that without a "defined" winner or loser. But that's total bull roar.
The Hawks fell into the same bear trap they did last...
Keith Yandle scored with 1:45 remaining to give the Phoenix Coyotes a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night. Phoenix won its second straight game. Nashville has dropped six of eight. Ray Whitney and Taylor Pyatt also scored for Phoenix. Jack Hillen and Shea Weber had the Predators' goals.
After blowing a three-goal lead last night, the Phoenix Coyotes were able to recover and squeak out a shootout victory. Dave Tippett hopes his club has something left in the tank tonight for a meeting with the Nashville Predators.
Being part of an eight-team conference next season will make the Coyotes' playoff quest more difficult, but General Manager Don Maloney points to the start of more rivalries.
Photo Credit: John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images
The Nashville Predators and the Phoenix Coyotes have met twice this year splitting the series. The first meeting was on Nashville ice where the Coyotes took the Predators to the woodshed in a 5-2 victory. Nashville exacted some revenge by beating the Coyotes in Glendale by a score of 3-0.
The Coyotes are also coming on the tail-end...
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When a team like Phoenix scores 9 seconds into the game, you know it may be a long night. Taylor Pyatt scored for the Coyotes very early in the first period and stayed on top of the Nashville even after the Predators tied it up twice to give Phoenix the 3-2 win in front of 15,638 in the Bridgestone Arena.
Nashville has now lost 6 out of 8 since...
One strong, convincing performance plus one tight shootout victory added up to four valuable points for the Phoenix Coyotes.
Keith Yandle scored with 1:45 remaining to give the Phoenix Coyotes a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night.
The Phoenix Coyotes had their last two seasons ended by the Red Wings and will try to exact a small measure of revenge when they visit Detroit for tonight's battle at Joe Louis Arena.