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Selanne still a painful reminder for Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. In the dog days of Teemu Selannes second NHL season, he turned to Winnipeg Jets teammate and fellow Finn, Teppo Numminen, with a concern. He said No way Im going to last here more than five years. Theres too many games! recalled Numminen, who had experienced the same shock five years earlier. I just laughed. "Twenty years later, it hasnt seemed to affect...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Selanne still a painful reminder for Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. In the dog days of Teemu Selannes second NHL season, he turned to Winnipeg Jets teammate and fellow Finn, Teppo Numminen, with a concern. He said No way Im going to last here more than five years. Theres too many games! recalled Numminen, who had experienced the same shock five years earlier. I just laughed. "Twenty years later, it hasnt seemed to affect...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

IIHF names 2013 Hall of Fame class

Sweden greats Peter Forsberg and Mats Sundin have been named to the International Ice Hockey Federation's Hall of Fame class for 2013. The IIHF says the former Olympic and world champions will be inducted in Stockholm in May when their home country hosts the world championship. Two Canadians will also be inducted: Paul Henderson, star of the 1972 Summit Series against the Soviet...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2012  |  Discuss

To beat Hawks, Coyotes must overcome history

Fans tend to hold onto the past like painful memories in their family history. Ask any Cubs fan and he or she can recite the events of 1969, 1984, 1989 and 2003 in depressing detail. Media tend to hold onto the past because it makes for good storylines. Late Saturday night, reporters were noting all the eerie similarities between this Coyotes-Blackhawks series and the Coyotes first...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 22, 2012  |  Discuss

After 33 years, Coyotes finally get their title

The 33rd time was the charm. Following three-plus decades of also-ran finishes, the Phoenix Coyotes are finally sipping the champagne that eluded such franchise greats as Dale Hawerchuk, Teemu Selanne, Keith Tkachuk, Jeremy Roenick, Teppo Numminen, Nikolai Khabibulin and Sean Burke. The vintage? A 2011-12 division title. Gone are those bitter memories of Game 7 losses to Anaheim...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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