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Offseason direction will speak volumes about Coyotes ownership

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Dave Tippett experienced a level of disappointment on Friday night that he had never experienced in his NHL coaching career -- missing the postseason for two consecutive years. "It's a frustrating time. You're in this business to win," the Coyotes coach said. "Ultimately, when you don’t make the playoffs, you have to make changes to...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes death march continues in Nashville

It's tempting to close the coffin lid on the Coyotes' season. So many teams have rolled over Phoenix the past two weeks that an open-casket wake seems macabre.  The problem is, the Dallas Stars keep bringing around that damned defibrillator and forcing us to stare at this gasping, ugly mess for a few more days. The latest stop on the Coyotes' determined death march was...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tippett's call pays off in Coyotes' big trip-ending win

NEWARK, N.J. -- The major storylines in the Coyotes' 3-2 shootout win over the Devils on Thursday at Prudential Center were obvious. Goalie Thomas Greiss won his second straight game in relief of injured starter Mike Smith by stoning all three New Jersey shooters in the shootout. Mikkel Boedker netted his second-straight game-winning goal -- this time in the shootout. And with...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes widen lead on Stars with win over Panthers

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Dave Tippett didn'€™t want to talk about the flaws in the Coyotes' game when he reached the interview room following Phoenix's 2-1 win over the Florida Panthers on Thursday at Jobing.com Arena. "They all can't be masterpieces," the Coyotes coach said, grinning. "We got up two goals and we won. Let's just leave it at that."...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
26 days ago  |  Discuss

There's no room for big head in Tippett's world

Ted Santiago doesn't have a safe in his office. He may need one once word leaks out about the priceless item sitting on his desk. "I went ahead and had a Dave Tippett bobblehead created in recognition for all that he's meant to this franchise in such hard times," said Santiago, the Coyotes vice president of marketing. "He's beloved by our fans and embraced...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Tippett agrees to new contract

Dave Tippett will return as head coach of the Phoenix Coyotes. Tippett, who has coached the team for the most successful four-year stretch in franchise history, agreed to terms of a new deal Friday morning, and an official announcement could come later today. The deal is believed to be similar to Alain Vigneault's five-year, 10 million deal with the New York Rangers. His contract...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Coyotes, Tippett agree to long-term deal pending sale

Even with another hairsplitting offseason underway, the Phoenix Coyotes continued to operate as normal, signing coach Dave Tippett to a multi-year contract to stay with the club.
Via One is the Loneliest Number
June 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Coyotes' Tippett changes his tune on diving

Phoenix Coyotes Coach Dave Tippett appeared to take a dive on his diving charge. Thursday Tippett felt the Kings were well suited to be playing near Hollywood, given their acting abilities, saying "more than one penalty" against his team "were plays where there was embellishment." Friday Tippett said his comments weren't "geared toward that game last...
Via Fox Sports West
May 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Coyotes' urgency rising as season winds down

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Dave Tippett is still consulting those reams of unorthodox stats he keeps in a secret location. Hes still tweaking personnel groups, assessing his teams strengths and needs and pushing psychological buttons to light fires under his underperformers. One thing the Coyotes coach isnt doing is pleading with his team to adopt a sense of urgency. If I have to be the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Tippett: 'Poor call' cost Coyotes in OT loss

Dave Tippett is still waiting for a satisfactory explanation. Instead, he might wind up with a fine. Tippett had no argument against Drew Doughty's overtime goal -- the only one for either side in 60-plus minutes of hockey Thursday night -- but was livid that Kings defenseman Jack Johnson wasn't called for interference on goalie Mike Smith. Replays showed Johnson impeding...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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