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Florida Panthers at Arizona Coyotes game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: 9 p.m. The Florida Panthers have struggled to score but hope their best offensive showing yet can serve as a springboard. With their goaltender bouncing back after a rough first few starts, the Arizona Coyotes are looking to rediscover what appeared to be a promising offense. Florida seeks its third win in four games Saturday night when it visits the...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers at Arizona Coyotes game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: 9 p.m. The Florida Panthers have struggled to score but hope their best offensive showing yet can serve as a springboard. With their goaltender bouncing back after a rough first few starts, the Arizona Coyotes are looking to rediscover what appeared to be a promising offense. Florida seeks its third win in four games Saturday night when it visits the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes need jolt, Barroway deal could help

The NHL Board of Governors in the next week is expected to approve the 51 percent sale of the Coyotes to Philadelphia hedge fund manager Andrew Barroway. It can't come soon enough.  The Coyotes are 2-3-1 through six games, not an unmanageable record so early in the season but a bit more troubling when you look at the early returns elsewhere in the Western Conference. If you...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bissonnette returning to Wales to resume playing career

Longtime Coyotes fan favorite and tough guy Paul Bissonnette has been unable to secure new employment in the NHL and is heading back to Wales to join the Cardiff Devils of the Elite Ice Hockey League. Bissonnette played with the Devils for 11 games during the 2012 NHL lockout, posting six goals and 21 points and achieving cult-hero-like status among the Welsh. Cardiff announced the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bissonnette returning to Wales to resume playing career

Longtime Coyotes fan favorite and tough guy Paul Bissonnette has been unable to secure new employment in the NHL and is heading back to Wales to join the Cardiff Devils of the Elite Ice Hockey League. Bissonnette played with the Devils for 11 games during the 2012 NHL lockout, posting six goals and 21 points and achieving cult-hero-like status among the Welsh. Cardiff announced the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

BizNasty signs with the Devils (the ones in Wales)

Paul Bissonnette is off to Wales, where he will probably find a good time or two. The Twitter star, and occasional hockey enforcer, has apparently signed on with the Cardiff Devils of the British Elite Ice Hockey League. Bissonnette played for the Devils during the lockout, scoring six times with 13 assists in 10 games.
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes Injury Update: David Moss Day to Day with Upper Body Injury

Arizona Coyotes winger David Moss left Thursday night’s game against the Minnesota Wild with an upper body injury. Moss did not return to the game. #456748396 / gettyimages.comUPDATE: #Coyotes forward @djmoss25 has suffered an upper-body injury in tonight's game and will not return— Arizona Coyotes (@ArizonaCoyotes) October 24, 2014Through six games this season, Moss has...
Via Sports Injury Alert
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Paul Bissonnette Signs With The Cardiff Devils

via the Elite Ice Hockey League, The Cardiff Devils are pleased to confirm the signing of Paul Bissonnette.  The NHLer is coming in on a temporary basis while he still looks for opportunities in the NHL, but Devils management are excited to have him for whatever length of time that he will be in Cardiff.   “Paul got in touch with us and explained that he had already...
Via Kukla's Korner
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Panthers-Coyotes Preview

The Florida Panthers have struggled to score but hope their best offensive showing yet can serve as a springboard. With their goaltender bouncing back after a rough first few starts, the Arizona Coyotes are looking to rediscover what appeared to be a promising offense. Florida seeks its third win in four games Saturday night when it visits the Coyotes. The Panthers (2-2-2) have won...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Goaltending

It is still early in the season, but one result which could be very significant is the Arizona Coyotes goaltending.  It was expected that Mike Smith would be the successful starter and Devan Dubnyk would be the lesser used backup.  Smith had been a successful NHL goalie in the past.  He was the number three goalie on the 2014 Canadian Olympic Team.  Although he did not play in...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes' Smith improves in goal, but offense stalls vs. Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Darcy Kuemper made 26 saves for his third shutout of the season, and defenseman Jared Spurgeon had two assists to lead the Minnesota Wild past the Arizona Coyotes 2-0 on Thursday night. Kuemper has allowed just two goals in four starts, and he has all three of Minnesota's victories this season. Arizona's Mike Smith entered the game having allowed at least...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes' Smith improves in goal, but offense stalls vs. Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Darcy Kuemper made 26 saves for his third shutout of the season, and defenseman Jared Spurgeon had two assists to lead the Minnesota Wild past the Arizona Coyotes 2-0 on Thursday night. Kuemper has allowed just two goals in four starts, and he has all three of Minnesota's victories this season. Arizona's Mike Smith entered the game having allowed at least...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What to watch: Coyotes at Minnesota, 4:30 pm, FOX Sports Arizona

Here's what to watch tonight on FOX Sports Arizona, coverage beginning with "Coyotes Live" at 4:30 p.m. PREGAME, 4:30 p.m. --Sit-down interview with Coyotes general manager Don Maloney. --A conversation with Coyotes goalie coach Sean Burke about Mike Smith's early struggles. --A tribute to former 1980 USA Hockey player Bob Suter, father of Wild defenseman Ryan Suter...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game #5: Minnesota Wild vs. Arizona Coyotes 10/23/2014 @ 7:00PM CST at Xcel Energy Center

Minnesota Wild (2-2-0)  4pts  5th in the Central 2.50 Goals For (19th) 1.00 Goals Against (1st) 0% Power Play (28th) 92.3% Penalty Kill (4th) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 2G 2A = 4pts 2. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 1G 2A = 3pts 3. #16 Jason Zucker ~ 2G 0A = 2pts 4. #46 Jared Spurgeon ~ 1G 1A = 2pts 5. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 1G 1A = 2pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 17 PIM...
Via State of Hockey News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes-Wild Preview

While they continue to lock up their up-and-coming players for the long term, the Minnesota Wild hope their latest signee can help spark an offensive turnaround as they return from a three-game road swing. A day after giving Charlie Coyle an extension, the Wild will try to avoid a third straight loss Thursday night against an Arizona Coyotes team that has struggled defensively. Minnesota...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gagner still feeling way but Coyotes need production

Coyotes at Wild When: Thursday, 5 p.m. Where: Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul, Minn. TV: FOX Sports Arizona Radio: ESPN 620 AM Injuries: Coyotes C Martin Hanzal (lower body) is out. The Wild reported no injuries. Quick facts: Minnesota's biggest offseason acquisition, F Thomas Vanek, has just one assist after signing a three-year, $19.5 million deal this offseason. Worse yet, his...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Preds beat Coyotes 4-3 in shootout

The Predators' streak of gaining a point in the standings in every game this season continued Tuesday night against the Arizona Coyotes. This time it came in the form of a 4-3 shootout victory at Bridgestone Arena, the first shootout win for the Predators this season. Derek Roy and Ryan Ellis scored in the shootout for the Predators (4-0-2), and goalie Pekka Rinne stopped former...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ellis' shootout goal leads Nashville over Arizona

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Ryan Ellis scored the decisive goal in the shootout to give the Nashville Predators a 4-3 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night. Mike Ribeiro, Ellis, and James Neal scored in regulation for Nashville, winners of two of three. Rob Klinkhammer, Keith Yandle, and Martin Erat scored for Arizona. The Coyotes have lost two straight. Klinkhammer scored the...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators edge Coyotes in shootout

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Ryan Ellis scored the decisive goal in the shootout to give the Nashville Predators a 4-3 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night. Mike Ribeiro, Ellis, and James Neal scored in regulation for Nashville, winners of two of three. Rob Klinkhammer, Keith Yandle, and Martin Erat scored for Arizona. The Coyotes have lost two straight. Klinkhammer scored the game...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
3 days ago  |  Discuss

What to watch: Coyotes at Nashville, 4:30 p.m.

The Phoenix Coyotes (2-2) look to rebound from Saturday's loss to St. Louis as they take on the Western Conference-leading Nashville Predators (3-0-2) tonight. Left wing Mikkel Boedker will look to build on his impressive start and goalie Devan Dubnyk will attempt to shut down the Predators offense to lift the Coyotes above the .500 mark. Here's what to watch for during tonight...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Smith Knows He Needs To Be Better

from Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic, As reporters crowded around Coyotes goalie Mike Smith following Monday's practice to gauge his psyche after yet another six goals-against Saturday, backup Devan Dubnyk quipped that Smith isn't the only one who's experienced a slide like this and he, too, could offer up some insight. But Smith isn't looking to deflect...
Via Kukla's Korner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Smith: 'It hasn't gone even close to the way it needs to be'

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Coyotes backup goalie Devan Dubnyk tried to lighten the mood after Monday's practice at the Ice Den. When reporters began interviewing starter Mike Smith about his recent struggles, Dubnyk offered to take Smith's place under the heat lamp. "I have a lot of experience giving up a lot of goals," Dubnyk quipped. Smith, laughed, but he was having...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes fail major test in loss to Blues

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- St. Louis has been a terrible matchup for the Coyotes for the past three seasons. The Blues had won eight of the last 10 games against Arizona entering Saturday's game at Gila River Arena. But this 6-1 loss was far more disturbing than any of those prior losses, or Arizona's season-opening, 6-2 loss to Winnipeg. This felt like Coyotes' fans worst fears...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues roll past Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Jaden Schwartz completed his first NHL hat trick with 3 seconds to play, goalie Jake Allen was strong in his first NHL start in two seasons, and the St. Louis Blues dominated the Arizona Coyotes 6-1 on Saturday night. St. Louis' Jori Lehtera scored his first career goal and had two assists. David Backes and Alexander Steen each had a goal and an assist, and...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues roll past Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Jaden Schwartz completed his first NHL hat trick with 3 seconds to play, goalie Jake Allen was strong in his first NHL start in two seasons, and the St. Louis Blues dominated the Arizona Coyotes 6-1 on Saturday night. St. Louis' Jori Lehtera scored his first career goal and had two assists. David Backes and Alexander Steen each had a goal and an assist, and...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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