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Gameday Thread: Rangers vs. Arizona

The New York Rangers (37-16-6) take on the Arizona Coyotes (20-34-7) at MSG tonight starting at 7 PM. For a preview, click here. TV: MSG+  Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM Rangers Game Notes Probable line-up:  Nash-Brassard-Zuccarello Kreider-Stepan- St.Louis Hagelin-Hayes-Miller Glass-D.Moore-Stempniak McDonagh-Girardi Staal-Boyle J. Moore-Klein Goalie match-up:  Cam Talbot – 10-5...
Via NY Rangers Blog
5 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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Look to Domesticate Coyotes

Arizona Coyotes at New York Islanders: Pregame Report When: Tuesday, February 24, 2015Where: Nassau Veterans Memorial ColiseumTime: 7:00 p.m. ESTTV: MSG (Howie Rose, Butch Goring)Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM (Chris King), LI News Radio 103.9 FM The Islanders (39-20-2) are back at it again tonight for their sixth game in nine nights and will get another crack at 40th win of the season as...
Via Islanders Insight
7 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning-Coyotes Preview

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 after totaling 23 shots in a 3-2 loss at Los Angeles, Tampa...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday Thread: Rangers @ Arizona

The New York Rangers (32-16-5) take on the Arizona Coyotes (20-29-7) at the Gila River Arena tonight starting at 8 PM. For a preview, click here. TV: MSG Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM Rangers Game Notes Probable line-up:  Nash-Brassard-Zuccarello Kreider-Stepan- St.Louis Hagelin-Hayes-Miller Glass-D.Moore-Stempniak McDonagh-Girardi Staal-Boyle Hunwick-Klein Goalie match-up:  Cam Talbot –...
Via NY Rangers Blog
17 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Pair of power play goals 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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
28 days ago  |  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 Fox Sports Arizona
28 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  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.
Via Diehardsport
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Third-period surge lifts Coyotes over Maple Leafs

TORONTO -- Martin Hanzal scored the go-ahead goal and Mike Smith stopped 24 of 25 shots as the Arizona Coyotes beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Thursday night. Phil Kessel scored Toronto's goal, which came in the first period. The Leafs led 1-0 until Arizona's Oliver Ekman-Larsson netted a short-handed soft shot past Jonathan Bernier just five seconds into the third period. It...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 29, 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

Fresh Start

Tonight the Arizona Coyotes face the Philadelphia Flyers to kick off the second half of the season. Both teams will be well rested because they had the last couple of days off due to the all-star break. The Coyotes had success against Philly back in December when they beat them 4-2. 1st time all star Oliver Ekman-Larsson had a very good weekend as he scored two goals during the skills...
Via Hipchecks
January 27, 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

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 Fox Sports Arizona
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Ekman-Larsson is chasing Lidstrom's All-Star example

Oliver Ekman-Larsson idolized Detroit Red Wings defenseman and fellow countryman Nicklas Lidstrom from the time he was 5 years old. "I had posters and hockey cards," Ekman-Larsson said sheepishly. "We didn't get a lot of the NHL games on TV but I read about him all the time in the newspapers and obviously, everybody knew who he was in Sweden." As Ekman-Larsson gets set to play in...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Coyotes' Ekman-Larsson is chasing Lidstrom's All-Star example

Oliver Ekman-Larsson idolized Detroit Red Wings defenseman and fellow countryman Nicklas Lidstrom from the time he was 5 years old. "I had posters and hockey cards," Ekman-Larsson said sheepishly. "We didn't get a lot of the NHL games on TV, but I read about him all the time in the newspapers and obviously, everybody knew who he was in Sweden." As Ekman-Larsson gets set to play in...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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