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Questions Facing The Arizona Coyotes

from Davis Harper of NHL.com, How much stronger are Arizona's bottom-six forwards? -- This summer the Coyotes acquired Joe Vitale and B.J. Crombeen, two disciplined and physical forwards, to anchor the fourth line. Antoine Vermette, entering the final year of his contract, looks likely to move down to third-line center where he can display his faceoff and forecheck abilities...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Coyotes Depth Chart 2014 2015

English: Français: Arizona Coyotes C 1. Antoine Vermette  2. Sam Gagner  3. Martin Hanzal  4. Joe Vitale  5. Kyle Chipchura  L 1. Mikkel Boedker  2. Lauri Korpikoski  3. Martin Erat  4. Rob Klinkhammer  5. Brandon McMillan  6. Max Domi  R 1. Shane Doan ...
Via Hockey Trades | NHL Trade Rumors
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Phoenix Coyotes Best “Cellys” of 2013-2014

  Everyone loves a good hockey celly, right? The Phoenix Coyotes had no shortage of great goal celebrations this year, including Keith Yandle, Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Mike Ribiero, Antoine Vermette and of course, Mike Smith’s patented celly following a Coyotes’ win.   Phoenix Sports-Kings Lead Columnist Dylan Veltkamp @DylanVeltkampSK
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Before the CBJ puck drops: Phoenix Coyotes

GAME 79: Phoenix Coyotes   36-28-14 -- 4th place in the Pacific Division, 1 point out of the final Western Conference wild card seed 4-3-3 in last 10 games   SCORING RANKINGS Phoenix Goals for: 2.60 goals/game - 20th in the NHL Goals against: 2.74 goals/game - 18th Columbus Goals for: 2.74 goals/game - 13th in the NHL Goals against: 2.63 goals/game - 15th   SINCE WE LAST MET...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Coyotes fall to Jets in shootout

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- AAndrew Ladd scored in regulation and in the second round of the shootout, and Ondrej Pavelec stopped Antoine Vermette's attempt to send the Winnipeg Jets to a 2-1 win over the Phoenix Coyotes on Tuesday night. The Coyotes dropped into a tie for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference with the Dallas Stars, who blanked the Capitals 5-0. Dallas has...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Coyotes stun erratic Penguins

PITTSBURGH -- Thomas Greiss stopped 23 shots -- including all 15 he faced over the final two periods -- and the Phoenix Coyotes edged the sloppy Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Tuesday night. David Moss, Antoine Vermette and Mikkel Boedker scored for the Coyotes, who never trailed while picking up two vital points in the chase for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Greiss...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Video- Did Phoenix Get A Break On This Antoine Vermette Goal?

from Harvey Fialkov of the Sun Sentinel, An obvious goalie interference penalty on Lungo that wasn't called led directly to the eventual game-winning goal as the Panthers fell 2-1 to the desperate Coyotes Thursday night. A Panthers source told the Sun-Sentinel that the referee admitted to the supervisor that he blew the call, but it's not reviewable unless it was...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Coyotes widen lead on Stars with win over Panthers

Radim Vrbata and Antoine Vermette scored first-period goals and Mike Smith made 22 saves in a must win.
Via FOXSports.com
March 21, 2014  |  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
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Late push comes up short for Panthers against Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Radim Vrbata and Antoine Vermette scored first-period goals and the Phoenix Coyotes held on to win their third in a row, 2-1 over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night. Coyotes goalie Mike Smith had a shutout until Chris Gomez scored with 4:08 to play. Smith had 22 saves. Phoenix has won five of six and seven of nine. Vrbata's goal came on a power play...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Coyotes hold off Panthers for third straight win

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Radim Vrbata and Antoine Vermette scored first-period goals and the Phoenix Coyotes held on to win their third in a row with a 2-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night. Coyotes goalie Mike Smith had a shutout until Chris Gomez scored with 4:08 to play. Smith had 22 saves. Phoenix has won five of six and seven of nine. Vrbata's goal came...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Smith, Coyotes win 3rd straight, 2-1 over Panthers

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Radim Vrbata and Antoine Vermette scored first-period goals and the Phoenix Coyotes held on to win their third in a row, 2-1 over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night.
Via FOXSports.com
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Coyotes tighten up 'D' to beat Canucks

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Antoine Vermette scored late in the first period, Mike Smith stopped 23 shots and the Phoenix Coyotes got back to their defensive ways in a 1-0 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night. After some shaky performances coming out of the Olympic break, the Coyotes had a strong night in their own end, blocking shots and limiting scoring opportunities. Phoenix...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Phoenix Coyotes: Trade deadline primer

(photo credit: Matt York/AP) Due to the Olympic break, NHL rosters are currently frozen. Luckily for NHL fans, it gives us plenty of time to prepare for the March 5th NHL trade deadline. As it relates to the Phoenix Coyotes, they find themselves in an odd situation. At ninth place in the Western Conference playoff picture, they are close enough in the money to not be sellers, but...
Via isportsweb.com
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Vermette speaks suavely, carries big stick

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Antoine Vermette had half the Coyotes fan base at hello; the female half. "It's the French thing," Coyotes vice president of communications Rich Nairn said. "It's the accent." The other half of the fan base? They're on board, too. What's not to like about a guy who touches the game in so many positive ways? Vermette logs more...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings back in loss column, edged 3-0 in Phoenix

The Phoenix Coyotes zipped around the ice, generating good scoring chances, getting into a scrap after a big hit, pumping in a goal late in the first period. It was just the kind of effort they needed against a team that had played the night before, particularly one that's ahead of them in the standings. Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored two goals, Thomas Greiss stopped 30 shots and...
Via Fox Sports West
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Coyotes-Oilers Preview

The Phoenix Coyotes don't feel their results are an accurate benchmark for judging the quality of the team. A visit to the lowly Edmonton Oilers on Friday night could offer the Coyotes a starting point for improving their standing in the Western Conference. Phoenix (23-18-9), now six points out of the No. 8 spot in the West, has as many wins against the Oilers (15-31-6) this...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Devils-Coyotes Preview

The Phoenix Coyotes are still struggling to score, but they finally have a positive result to build on. With their longest skid of the season in the past, the Coyotes try to win consecutive games for the first time in more than a month as they host the similarly offensively challenged New Jersey Devils on Saturday night. Mike Smith made 29 saves and Antoine Vermette scored a power...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Smith gets first shutout as Coyotes hold off Canucks

Mike Smith stopped 28 shots for his first shutout of the season, Antoine Vermette had a power-play goal in the first period, and the Phoenix Coyotes beat the Vancouver Canucks 1-0 on Thursday night. In a game full of penalties and killed power plays, the Coyotes got stellar goaltending and just enough offense while the Canucks continued to struggle on the offense. Phoenix also got...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Smith gets 1st shutout as Coyotes beat Canucks 1-0

Mike Smith stopped 28 shots for his first shutout of the season, Antoine Vermette had a power-play goal in the first period, and the Phoenix Coyotes beat the Vancouver Canucks 1-0 on Thursday night. In a game full of penalties and killed power plays, the Coyotes got stellar goaltending and just enough offense while the Canucks continued to struggle on the offense. Phoenix also got...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Smith posts his first shutout of the season

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Mike Smith stopped 28 shots for his first shutout of the season, Antoine Vermette had a power-play goal in the first period, and the Phoenix Coyotes beat the Vancouver Canucks 1-0 on Thursday night. In a game full of penalties and killed power plays, the Coyotes got stellar goaltending and just enough offense while the Canucks continued to struggle on the offense...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Coyotes-Sabres Preview

The Phoenix Coyotes would prefer to go into their Christmas break on a winning streak. The Buffalo Sabres just snapped only their second of the season. The Coyotes look to conclude their four-game road trip with a second straight victory over a struggling opponent when they visit the NHL-worst Sabres on Monday night. Phoenix (19-10-6) broke out of an offensive slump and snapped...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Vermette's hat-trick gives Coyotes OT victory over Sens

The first period was pretty much what we have come to expect from Phoenix on this Northeastern road trip. Oliver Ekman-Larsson took the first of many penalties in the game early in first period with an interference call against Ottawa's Jean-Gabriel Pageau. This misstep by OEL ultimately lead to the first goal, as Bobby Ryan found a wide open Marc Methot who was originally...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Coyotoes' Vermette completes hat trick with OT-winner vs. Senators

Antoine Vermette made himself right at home - at the Ottawa Senators' expense. The former Ottawa player completed a hat trick at 2:23 of overtime to give the Phoenix Coyotes a 4-3 victory over the Senators on Saturday. ''It's special. It's always going to be special here,'' Vermette said. ''I started my career here and there have been good memories...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Vermette lifts Coyotes past Senators in OT

Antoine Vermette made himself right at home - at the Ottawa Senators' expense. The former Ottawa player completed a hat trick at 2:23 of overtime to give the Phoenix Coyotes a 4-3 victory over the Senators on Saturday. ''It's special. It's always going to be special here,'' Vermette said. ''I started my career here and there have been good memories...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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