1. Jamison and Investment Group Face Task of Filling Jobing.com Arena

    If Greg Jamison thought he had a major hurdle to leap over in getting the Glendale, Ariz. City Council to approve a lease agreement to operate Jobing.com Arena, a larger obstacle clearly remains...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about almost 2 years ago 852 reads 1 comments

  2. Done Deal: Coyotes Stay in the Desert, Arena Agreement Reached

    The wandering, the wait, the apprehension and the unknown are all history. The Phoenix Coyotes now have a home, at least for the next 20 years, and a new owner should be in place within the coming weeks...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about almost 2 years ago 1,675 reads 38 comments

  3. While Lockout Continues, Players Frustrated by Lack of Progress

    As the NHL lockout continues to linger, anger and frustration mount. Since the 82-game schedule is out, and the cancellation of games lasts through at least December 1, players ...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about almost 2 years ago 736 reads 8 comments

  4. NHL Lockout: Players Key Issue Remains Revenue-Sharing

    We’re two weeks into the NHL lockout but the frustration level appears rising. The first negotiation session in a fortnight was held this past Friday, but the core, substantive issue remains as distant as chasing a meteor in space...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about almost 2 years ago 3,114 reads 1 comments

  5. Shane Doan Signs a Four-Year Contract to Remain with Phoenix Coyotes

    While the offers were tantalizing, Phoenix captain Shane Doan knew all along where his odyssey would end...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about 2 years ago 696 reads 3 comments

  6. Coyotes' COO Mike Nealy Remains Hopeful Several Deals Can Be Worked out

    Like so many directly involved, Phoenix Coyotes ’ Chief Operating Officer Mike Nealy remains optimistic the NHL season will proceed without a labor disruption...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about 2 years ago 1,289 reads 1 comments

  7. Shane Doan's Future Is Tied to CBA Talks

    The quest to sign the last attractive free agent, Shane Doan of the Phoenix Coyotes may be, at this point, an exercise in futility...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about 2 years ago 2,618 reads 2 comments

  8. With Ryan Kesler out Until December, Vancouver Canucks Have Sights on Shane Doan

    The Shane Doan sweepstakes keep getting more interesting. While the Coyotes ’ Doan remains the last of the attractive free agents still on the market, the Vancouver Canucks appear to be pushing the hardest to sign Doan...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about 2 years ago 1,186 reads 6 comments

  9. Still No Movement on Greg Jamison's Attempt to Buy the Phoenix Coyotes

    With just over one month before training camp, the Phoenix Coyotes ’ scenario sounds most repetitive. No, there is no sale to Greg Jamison and his group at this point, and no, there is no movement on signing free-agent captain Shane Doan...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about 2 years ago 1,703 reads 8 comments

  10. Shane Doan Signing Appears on Hold for Coyotes as Sale Remains Uncertain

    The Coyotes ’ ability to re-sign captain Shane Doan has slowed as dramatically as the next sale of the Phoenix franchise...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about 2 years ago 2,993 reads 6 comments

  11. Big Night for Landeskog and Sweden in Claiming NHL Awards

    Finally, recognition with hardware. With a steady stream of players from Sweden into the NHL over the past few decades, the awards presentation at the Wynn Encore this week served to make an important point...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about over 2 years ago 424 reads 4 comments

  12. NHL Awards Show: A Motivated Evgeni Malkin Captures Hart Trophy

    The motivation for Evgeni Malkin is motivation. That drive, initiative and incentive paid off when the 25-year-old native of Magnitogorsk, Russia captured the Hart Memorial Trophy Wednesday night as the league’s Most Valuable Player...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about over 2 years ago 986 reads 1 comments

  13. Erik Karlsson Wins Norris as Best Defenseman

    Overwhelmed and humbled. After winning the James Norris Memorial Trophy as the NHL ’s best defenseman, Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators had difficulty to grasp nearly every word...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about over 2 years ago 1,171 reads 14 comments

  14. Phoenix Coyotes: Jamison Gets Lease Agreement; Still Seeks Funding to Buy Team

    Maybe Phoenix captain Shane Doan knows something we do not know, something that remains hidden. Perhaps it’s some inside information regarding the future of the Phoenix ...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about over 2 years ago 1,320 reads 9 comments

  15. Who Will NHL Postseason Awards?

    One element about any award is the near-endless debate that prize may generate. In the end, the triumph of one player over another remains subjective, and the ability to chose one over another is also problematical...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about over 2 years ago 463 reads 4 comments

  16. Free Agency and Future of the Franchise Will Dominate Coyotes Offseason

    The smell of defeat still resonated among the Phoenix Coyotes like fish left out overnight. Sure, the Coyotes reached the highest point in franchise history and their play ...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about over 2 years ago 841 reads 3 comments

  17. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2012: Phoenix Coyotes' Season Ends Despite Solid Effort

    The end did not justify the means. Over the course of the regular season and down through the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Phoenix Coyotes were able to put distraction after ...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about over 2 years ago 245 reads 18 comments

  18. Stanley Cup Playoffs: The Phoenix Coyotes Look to Game 5 with Renewed Energy

    Most pundits believe the Los Angeles Kings have the Western Conference series all but wrapped up with a colorful ribbon. To those directly involved, each would caution not to make such wild predictions nor press any panic buttons...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about over 2 years ago 406 reads 3 comments

  19. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2012: Phoenix Coyotes Stay Alive with Better Execution

    LOS ANGELES - Maybe a cruel act of desperation can bring out the best. That was certainly the case Sunday afternoon when the Phoenix Coyotes , facing elimination and commencement ...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about over 2 years ago 564 reads 1 comments

  20. Stanley Cup Playoffs: Kings Dominate Coyotes Again, Gain Commanding Series Edge

    Remember the scene in the Broadway musical “Oliver” when an urchin sticks out his plate and says, “May I please have some more, sir?” Seems that was the ...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about over 2 years ago 449 reads 0 comments

  21. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2012: Coyotes Frustrated and Defeated in Game 1

    GLENDALE, Ariz. - Throughout the playoffs, the Phoenix Coyotes have walked a high wire. Not that their play has been daring, but their ability to surrender territory has remained telling...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about over 2 years ago 602 reads 0 comments

  22. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2012: Expect Coyotes, Kings in Tight Defensive Series

    In the opening two rounds of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs, the Phoenix Coyotes defied most odds. Pundits said they did not have enough firepower to compete with players like ...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about over 2 years ago 1,114 reads 3 comments

  23. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2012: Phoenix Coyotes Finish off Predators, Await Kings

    The easy math dictates the Phoenix Coyotes have reached the half-way point in the quest for hockey’s grail. That’s where the equation gets messy...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about over 2 years ago 3,902 reads 5 comments

  24. Phoenix Coyotes: Greg Jamison Reaches Tentative Agreement with NHL To Buy Team

    For all the discussion of movement, transplant and transfer, in the end, the Phoenix Coyotes will probably be going nowhere...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about over 2 years ago 2,506 reads 10 comments

  25. Stanley Cup Playoffs: Coyotes Seek to Close out Predators

    As the Stanley Cup playoffs progress, the Phoenix Coyotes appear to have changed its game. Not so, according to participants...

    Mark Brown Written by Mark Brown about over 2 years ago 425 reads 1 comments