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Sabres fans cheer as Sam Gagner lifts Coyotes to OT win

  Sabres defenseman Mike Weber struggled to gather his thoughts after watching his home fans cheer Arizona's game-winning goal in overtime. ''I've never been a part of that,'' Weber said. ''Whatever doesn't kill you makes you stronger, I guess. But this is a whole new low right now.'' Sam Gagner scored 56 seconds into overtime to lift the Coyotes to a 4-3 win Thursday night, earning...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gagner lifts Coyotes by Sabres in OT

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Sabres defenseman Mike Weber struggled to gather his thoughts after watching his home fans cheer Arizona's game-winning goal in overtime. "I've never been a part of that," Weber said. "Whatever doesn't kill you makes you stronger, I guess. But this is a whole new low right now." Sam Gagner scored 56 seconds into overtime to lift the Coyotes to a 4-3 win Thursday...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fans plunge FNC into bizarro world in Coyotes OT win by @2ITB_Buffalo

Someone had to win this game. Someone had to come out of the ridiculous atmosphere in First Niagara Center with a pair of points in the standings. Arizona came away with an OT victory and moved one point further away from the Sabres in the league basement.  But the result is hardly the most interesting part of tonight’s game. In fact, Buffalo getting another point in their cushion...
Via Buffalo Wins
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gagner lifts Coyotes to 4-3 win over Sabres in OT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Sam Gagner scored 56 seconds into overtime to lift the Arizona Coyotes to a 4-3 win over Buffalo on Thursday night, earning cheers from the last-place Sabres' fans hoping to get the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL draft. Jordan Szwarz, Oliver Ekman-Larsson and David Moss also scored for Arizona, which has won consecutive games for just the second time in 2015. The...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Coyotes’ Oliver Ekman-Larsson Continues To Thrive

UNIONDALE, NY – FEBRUARY 24: Oliver Ekman-Larsson #23 of the Arizona Coyotes is pursued by Matt Martin #17 of the New York Islanders at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on February 24, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN Sports/Mike Stobe) The 2014-2015 season has been a year to forget for the Arizona Coyotes, but Oliver Ekman-Larsson has shown the promise of...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings look to hand Coyotes ninth straight loss tonight

A visit from the lowly Arizona Coyotes could provide Detroit with an excellent opportunity to win back-to-back games for the first time in almost three weeks. It's been even longer since the Red Wings have done so at home. They can accomplish both by sending the Coyotes to a ninth consecutive defeat Tuesday night (7 p.m. pregame, 7:30 tip-off on FOX Sports Detroit). Though Detroit...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes-Red Wings Preview

A visit from the lowly Arizona Coyotes could provide Detroit with an excellent opportunity to win back-to-back games for the first time in almost three weeks. It's been even longer since the Red Wings have done so at home. They can accomplish both by sending the Coyotes to a ninth consecutive defeat Tuesday night. Though Detroit is third in the Atlantic Division, Sunday's 2-1 shootout...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Goal of the Night: Oliver Ekman-Larsson

We’re going coast-to-coast! Ok, well we aren’t, but Oliver Ekman-Larsson did! Sunday night against the Vancouver Canucks, Ekman-Larsson took the puck the whole length of the ice on an outstanding individual effort to put one behind Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom and tie the score at 1. Watch Ekman-Larsson go! The post Goal of the Night: Oliver Ekman-Larsson appeared first on...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Edler's late goal helps Canucks sneak past Coyotes 3-1

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Alexander Edler's shot glanced off the post and bounced off goaltender Mike Smith's back and in with 3:13 left to snap a tie, and the Vancouver Canucks avoided a second tough loss to Arizona with a 3-1 victory Sunday. A day after a stirring win in Los Angeles, the Canucks had hit the post four previous times while Smith stopped 41 shots in a remarkable performance...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Avs stay hot with win in the desert

Gabriel Landeskog and Ryan O’Reilly led the way with two points apiece as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 and collected two vital points in the standings on Thursday night in Glendale, Ariz. The Avalanche (33-26-11) have now won four straight games on the road and six of their last seven overall. Freddie Hamilton – who the Avs acquired at the trade deadline...
Via Mile High Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Dept. of Player Safety To Meet With Joakim Nordstrom

The NHL announced on Friday that Blackhawks rookie forward Joakim Nordstrom will have a hearing today for boarding Arizona defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson during Thursday night’s game. Nordstrom received a minor penalty for boarding on the play, and Ekman-Larsson left the game … Continue reading → The post NHL Dept. of Player Safety To Meet With Joakim Nordstrom appeared first...
Via Committed Indians
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Arizona Coyotes the NHL’s Worst Team?

TopSportsReport’s lead NHL writer, Tyler Jones, wrote a comprehensive NHL power rankings article that includes the usual rankings, as well as notes on each team’s deadline options.  This comes specifically before the trade deadline as it is an important mid-season date, making it a fantastic time to evaluate where each team currently stands. Check out where Jones ranks Oliver...
Via TopSportsReport
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning at Arizona Coyotes game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7:30 p.m. The Tampa Bay Lightning have been solid through the first three stops on a five-game western trip. That likely doesn't bode well for an Arizona Coyotes team that continues to struggle at home. The Lightning can secure a winning trip by handing the lowly Coyotes an eighth consecutive home defeat Saturday night. Two nights...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Which Arizona Coyotes Were Hot/Not During Week 18?

For the week of February 8th-February 15th, I will be breaking down which Arizona Coyotes were hot or not. Oliver Ekman-Larsson – Hot   View image | gettyimages.com The young defenseman is the team’s best player, and has shown that throughout this entire season.  “OEL” has really impressed me this year, and while this week wasn’t his greatest of the season...
Via TopSportsReport
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Coyotes complete road trip with win in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Shane Doan scored power-play goals in the second period, and Mike Smith made 30 saves to lead the Arizona Coyotes to a 4-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night. Lucas Lessio also had a goal, and Keith Yandle and Antoine Vermette each had two assists for the Coyotes, who completed a 3-3-2 road trip. Tobias Rieder added...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Ekman-Larsson, Doan PPGs lift Coyotes past Blue Jackets

  Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Shane Doan scored power-play goals in the second period, and Mike Smith made 30 saves to lead the Arizona Coyotes to a 4-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night. Lucas Lessio also had a goal, and Keith Yandle and Antoine Vermette each had two assists for the Coyotes, who completed a 3-3-2 road trip. Tobias Rieder added an empty-netter...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Ekman-Larsson, Doan lift Coyotes past Blue Jackets 4-1

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Shane Doan scored power-play goals in the second period, and Mike Smith made 30 saves to lead the Arizona Coyotes to a 4-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night. Lucas Lessio also had a goal, and Keith Yandle and Antoine Vermette each had two assists for the Coyotes, who completed a 3-3-2 road trip. Tobias Rieder added...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

CBJ Trade Targets: Defensemen

The likelihood of the Jackets making the play-offs this year is roughly 0.19% as of today. That’s… not promising, to be nice. The team is 13 points behind the Rangers for the second wild card spot, with four teams to jump. Let’s face it: it’s not happening. That isn’t a reason to begin selling the farm, however. Most of the Jackets “core” players are signed for reasonable...
Via BS Hockey
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Avs trade targets: Oliver Ekman-Larsson

Throughout the season, the Colorado Avalanche have been looking for fixes on their team, specifically on defense and now there is a name that has officially arrived in trade rumors that they should strongly consider: Oliver Ekman-Larsson. When Don Maloney said he wanted to blow things up in Arizona, we had no idea how serious […] The post Avs trade targets: Oliver Ekman-Larsson...
Via Along the Boards
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Coyotes-Senators Preview

With their longest slide of the season behind them, the Arizona Coyotes are focused on winning back-to-back games for the first time in a little over a month. In the process, the visiting Coyotes can avenge a rout they suffered earlier this month by beating the Ottawa Senators on Saturday. All-Star defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson recorded a short-handed goal off the opening faceoff...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Oliver Ekman-Larsson scores shorhanded goal from center ice (Video)

Arizona Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson somehow scored a shorthanded goal from beyond center ice to open the third period of Thursday night's game against Toronto.After the Coyotes won the face-off to open the third, Ekman-Larsson launched the puck down the ice towards the Maple Leafs net, and somehow it bounced past Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier for the score. Even...
Via Holdout Sports
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Oliver Ekman-Larsson Scores Goal From Own Blue Line Against Leafs

Arizona Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored a goal from just about at his own blue line off of a face off at center ice. Pretty embarrassing for Jonathan Bernier and par for the course for the Maple Leafs right now. [@myregularface] The post Oliver Ekman-Larsson Scores Goal From Own Blue Line Against Leafs appeared first on Diehardsport.
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January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Ekman-Larsson Scores vs Maple Leafs From Far Blue Line

Arizona Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson caught Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier napping at the start of the third period Thursday. Ekman-Larsson fired a shot from Arizona’s blue line that somehow fooled Bernier, tying the game five seconds into the third. The nature of the goal brought back painful memories of Vesa Toskala for Toronto fans. The Coyotes...
Via The Garbage Time
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Oliver Ekman-Larsson Scores From His Own Blue Line Against Maple Leafs

This probably isn’t how the Maple Leafs envisioned starting their third period – on the power play, nonetheless – against the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night, but that’s just the way the cookie seems to be crumbling in Leafs Land these days. That’s Oliver Ekman-Larsson receiving the puck off the period’s opening faceoff and floating Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Coyotes' Ekman-Larsson nets assist in high-scoring All-Star game

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson recorded an assist for Team Foligno, but John Tavares of the New York Islanders matched a record with four goals to lead Team Toews to a 17-12 victory on Sunday in the highest-scoring NHL All-Star game. The wild, no-defense exhibition even featured a fake fight to go with goals in bunches. The 29 goals were the most in the...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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