1. NHL: One Suggestion To Populate the All-Star Rosters

    The NHL is holding its All-Star Game this coming Sunday night from the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. Nothing new here, as the league has held a mid-season All-Star match 57 times previously...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about almost 7 years ago 112 reads 0 comments

  2. Phoenix Coyotes vs. Edmonton Oilers: Coyotes Stumble, Drop 4th in a Row at Home

    Consistent. To the point, that’s the method Phoenix Coyotes coach Dave Tippett desires his team to play. Like most coaches, he looks for a complete effort and fundamentals stressed...

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  3. Phoenix Coyotes Find Roadblocks in Moving Through Western Conference Standings

    Remember that Neil Sedaka oldie, "Breaking Up is Hard To Do?" Seems like creating separation among teams in the Western Conference is hard to do as well. Coming into games of Saturday Jan...

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  4. Defensemen Taking Lead In Scoring, Dominating Offenses

    This may be the year of the defenseman. As Yogi Berra once said, you can look it up. First, three blue-liners now lead their teams in scoring, and one captain selected for the ...

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  5. Phoenix Coyotes: Keith Yandle Emerging as Top Defenseman

    For now, there might be some disappointment, but gaining a roster spot for the up-coming NHL All-Star Game is not a huge priority for Coyotes defenseman Keith Yandle...

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  6. Phoenix Coyotes Hope To Gain Ground with Extensive Home Stand

    Phoenix Coyotes coach Dave Tippett is convinced there's little separation between Western Conference teams. In fact, the Jack Adams coach of the year from last season said, "It will be a dog fight to get in the playoffs...

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  7. Phoenix Coyotes Drive Toward Consistency, Eye Conference Position

    As teams head into the second half and start thinking "postseason," the Phoenix Coyotes can look back on its opening three months and learn a few things. In describing the first half, perhaps the noted word is "uneven...

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  8. After Six Game Absence, a Shaky Bryzgalov Returns Between the Pipes

    With a rash of injuries hitting key NHL personnel, the Phoenix Coyotes are not immune. First, dependable winger Taylor Pyatt was injuried during a fight at Pittsburgh Dec...

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  9. Hulsizer, Glendale May Face Legal Challenge in Coyotes Deal

    If the deal between Matthew Hulsizer and the city of Glendale for possession of the Phoenix Coyotes seems too good to be true, perhaps it may be...

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  10. Phoenix Coyotes To Remain in the Desert: Hulsizer Strikes Sweet Deal

    From the principal parties at the end, there appeared more a relief than desperation. After all, here's the Phoenix Coyotes franchise which the NHL did not want to operate for another day, but the city of Glendale, Ariz...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about almost 7 years ago 250 reads 2 comments

  11. The Phoenix Coyotes Seek Separation from Western Conference Logjam

    The NHL unofficially defines the halfway point in the season as the Christmas break. Generally, the coaches and players point to the end of December as a significant barometer regarding a team's progress, or lack thereof...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about 7 years ago 217 reads 0 comments

  12. Phoenix Coyotes Will Likely Learn Their Future Within a Week

    The life support monitor—dormant for decades past—appears to have sprung to life. Riding into the desert on his white horse, with wallet open and heart pounding, Matthew Hulsizer is now on site to save the franchise from extinction...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about 7 years ago 521 reads 8 comments

  13. Phoenix Coyotes Take Aim On Western Conference Lead

    The streak continues. Having not lost in regulation time in three weeks, the Phoenix Coyotes are quietly rising to the top of the NHL ...

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  14. Phoenix Coyotes Turn in Productive Period

    Perhaps this is the section of the season for which the Phoenix Coyotes have waited. Though coach Dave Tippett continues to call his team "a work in progress," the Coyotes have ...

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  15. Phoenix Coyotes: One Month in the Season, They Remain 'A Work in Progress'

    All is not sitting well with Dave Tippett. The Phoenix Coyotes coach, after enjoying a spectacular rise in the fortunes of the National Hockey League a year ago, has fallen on difficult times...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about 7 years ago 426 reads 3 comments

  16. Phoenix Coyotes Still Trying To Establish Fanbase

    This was the kind of hockey game which would attract fans. The Pittsburgh Penguins, with marquee attraction Sidney Crosby, was in town, the building nearly filled, and the usual array of hits displayed littered the ice...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about 7 years ago 609 reads 5 comments

  17. Ed Jovanovski, Coyotes Solve Scoring Drought

    Trying to find a successful path from its current Pacific Division standing of 3-4-3, the Phoenix Coyotes attempted to confront two critical concerns Wednesday at home against Nashville ...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about 7 years ago 271 reads 0 comments

  18. Phoenix Coyotes Seek End To Scoring Drought

    With apologies to author Charles Dickens, this is not the best of times for the Phoenix Coyotes. While this is also not the worst of times, this start of the hockey season, for the Coyotes, has been less than productive...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about 7 years ago 89 reads 0 comments

  19. Coyotes Seek To Rebound From Difficult Start, Hope To Gain More Fans

    Saddled with just two wins in their first seven games, the Phoenix Coyotes seek to get well soon. After all, here's a team which struggled through most of the previous decade, ...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about 7 years ago 145 reads 1 comments

  20. Fragile Phoenix Coyotes Hit the Road

    Heading east on their first important road trip of the season, the Phoenix Coyotes appear to be limping, not strutting, out to Phoenix's Sky Harbor airport...

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  21. Phoenix Coyotes: Not Quite Desperate, the Team Hopes to Start Climbing

    For a team which attained considerable heights last season, the start has been less than auspicious. Maybe this is too good a team to be caught in the trappings of the past...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about 7 years ago 101 reads 0 comments

  22. Phoenix Suns Begin Life After Amar'e Stoudemire

    Slowly, the foundation of a strong, competitive Phoenix Suns team is crumbling. That's nothing new to both the casual fan and pundit alike. What may be difficult to understand is the transition...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about 7 years ago 330 reads 3 comments