Ducks keep rolling – locker room quotes after 5-3 win over Coyotes

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Dave Tippett on tonight’s game:

“We’ve been trying to fix a bunch of things for a while here now, hopefully we’ll start getting some of these things because if we don’t we’re not going to win enough games.”
Tippett on the game after Anaheim took a 2-1 lead:

“Yeah, tough goal, but that’s where you like to think [...]

Wild 4, Coyotes 1 – Locker Room Quotes

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Following the Minnesota Wild’s 4-1 road win over the host Phoenix Coyotes on Thursday, here’s what was being said in both locker rooms…
Dave Tippett on the game:
“We had chances to capitalize and we didn’t capitalize and they capitalized on their chances- that’s the way it goes sometimes.”
Tippett on tonight’s game:
“Well, if you wanted to [...]

Coyotes Shutout Flames – Full Locker Rooms Quotes

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Following the Phoenix Coyotes’ 6-0 win over the Calgary Flames, here’s what was being said in both locker rooms…
Dave Tippett on his team’s play:
“It’s funny how that comes around like that, but we needed a win tonight… We got fortunate with the schedule, they played last night in Colorado, got in late and we needed [...]

Doan returns, Flyers beat Coyotes and Tippett not happy

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Coyotes captain Shane Doan made a return to the line-up Saturday night in Phoenix after a prolonged absence due to Rocky Mountain Fever. Out since December 4, Doan played over 18 minutes, but didn’t record a shot or point in his team’s 5-3 loss to the visiting Philadelphia Flyers.
Back in their respective locker rooms, here’s [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio with Goldberg, Kurz and McLellan

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Guests Mike Goldberg, Kevin Kurz, Sarah McLellan, Isaiah Mustafa and Chris Peters joined us for the December 22, 2013 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
Over the jam packed two hours, Jonathan Davis and I talked about all the latest news and notes from around the rinks in North America – including Dan [...]

Coach Speak: Patrick Roy vs Dave Tippett on Avs win in Phx

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Late in regulation, Colorado tied their game vs. the Coyotes in Phoenix.  Then, in overtime, Ryan O’Reilly scored the game-winner for the Avalanche.
With the point earned, Phoenix still hasn’t lost at home in regulation.  They now sport a 9-0-2 record.  Meanwhile, Colorado remains the only team to still be undefeated when they score first, running their [...]

Some pretty disturbing numbers around the NHL

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As we hit the quarter poll of the NHL season it’s time to go inside the numbers and what he have found for some teams is truly disturbing. The Edmonton Oilers (3.73), Calgary Flames (3.71), Florida Panthers (3.19) and NY Islanders (3.14) are at the bottom of the NHL Goals Against stats chart.
Edmonton has surrendered [...]

NHL players no longer excited by trips to play California teams

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Last Saturday, the Lightning suffered their first loss to a Western Conference opponent when they were rocked 6-3 by the Phoenix Coyotes. Starting tonight in Los Angeles, the Lightning begin a stretch of three games in four days through California that will see them conclude the trip with back to back games in San Jose [...]

Comeback Coyotes at it again, crushing the Caps

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While much of the attention in the Pacific Division is going to the three California teams, their neighbors in the Arizona desert are trying mightily to grab some headlines too. Seemingly never out of a game so far this season, the Coyotes were up to their old tricks again on Saturday night against the Washington Capitals. Down [...]

Ducks pass a test, as Lindolm scores and Penner leads NHL

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After a grueling road trip, the Anaheim Ducks returned home on Wednesday night and picked up right where they left off. With a 5-2 thumping of the Phoenix Coyotes, Bruce Boudreau’s club now sports a 13-3-1 record, producing a league-best 27 points.
The game had all the chatter of a playoff match-up coming in, with [...]