Word Association: Doan and Biz Nasty take on the Kings

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As noted recently, we’ve tried to mix up the use of our popular Word Association feature, alternating between having LA players talk about the opposition and occasionally going over to the visiting locker room to get their perspective on the Kings.

Following the Coyotes morning skate at Staples Center we connected with two guys at opposite ends of the Phoenix depth chart. Shane Doan is as much a part of the franchise as the logo on their sweater. He’s played over 1,200 games for the team, including 89 vs. the Kings. And his 32 career goals against Los Angeles are the most on his resume.

Paul Bissonnette, on the other hand, is a self-proclaimed fourth liner for life. He’s played 152 career games in the NHL, while averaging just a few minutes a night – when he even plays. However, his popularity is so ridiculous that a few years ago he actually recorded more All Star votes than anybody else on his team. He’s outspoken, articulate and extremely funny. His 16 games against Los Angeles are also the most he’s played vs. any one opponent.

Take a look at what they had to say when we played some Word Association…

– On Dustin Brown:

Shane Doan – Captain
Paul Bissonnette – Heart and soul

– On Kyle Clifford:

Doan – An honest, good player. Just an honest, honest player.
Bissonnette – Great sophomore. (After being reminded it’s Clifford’s third season…) Either way, he’s becoming a good player.

– On Drew Doughty:

Doan – Best defenseman
Bissonnette – Slippery

– On Anze Kopitar:

Doan – Best player
Bissonnette – I think of Slovakia, or Slovenia actually. Close enough, right? (laughs)

– On Jarret Stoll:

Doan – Great third-line guy
Bissonnette – I think of face-offs

– On Justin Williams:

Doan – Makes that line work
Bissonnette – Glue guy

We have more with Bissonnette up here, where he opens up about his changing feelings for Clifford.

Also be sure to check out some of the related articles below – including an all new one-on-one interview we did with Doan earlier today.

RELATED ARTICLES:

Shane Doan breaks down a double dose of the LA Kings

Doan talks Dustin Brown and LA Kings playoff controversy

Coyotes coach Dave Tippett on possible NHL rule changes

Former Coyote saw lack of focus and composure in team’s playoff loss to LA

Penner’s perspective – what really happened in the handshake line

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Comments

  1. Eva Marie Alonzo says:

    Have been so close to ‘UNFOLLOWING’ Bissonnette but I just can’t get myself to do it . :)

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