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 [...]

AUDIO: Guest spot on TSN Radio – talking Coyotes at Kings

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As part of tonight’s coverage of the Kings-Coyotes game in Phoenix, I once again joined Matthew Ross and the guys on TSN radio in Montreal for some Western Conference hockey discussion. During the guest spot we discussed a laundry list of topics, including – Darryl Sutter, Jonathan Quick vs Ben Scrivens vs Jonathan Bernier, line [...]

Instant Quotes: Kings and Coyotes talk 3-1 Phoenix win

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Comments from both locker rooms following the Coyotes 3-1 win over the Kings in Phoenix on Tuesday night…
- Coach Dave Tippett on the overall game: “There were lots of shots at the net but I thought we just competed harder defensively. We were harder in front of our net, we just competed like we were [...]

POLL: Least favorite (most hated) active NHL player?

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It’s been three years since we last ran a poll asking which active NHL player you liked the least. While that may not seem like a long time ago, when you look over the previous list and see names like Chris Pronger and Sean Avery, you’re easily reminded how quickly things change in the NHL.
With [...]

Shane Doan after Coyotes 7-4 loss to Kings in LA

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Coyotes captain Shane Doan picked up another goal against the Kings on Thursday night, now giving him 73 points (including 35 goals) in 93 games vs. Los Angeles – his best totals against any NHL team.
It wasn’t enough though.  Despite coming back from being down 4-0, Phoenix ultimately lost by a final score of 7-4.
Following the game, here’s what Doan had to share…
On the Coyotes [...]

Anze Kopitar gets first goal, talks 7-4 win over Coyotes

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It looks like everybody in Los Angeles is going to need to find something new to talk about this weekend.  The world has been set back on its axis, as Anze Kopitar has finally scored his first goal of the season.
In fact, it seems the formula for success may be quite simple for the 26-year-old [...]

Dwight King talks hat trick and Kings 7-4 win over Coyotes

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Left wing Dwight King shared the following after the Kings 7-4 win over the visiting Phoenix Coyotes on Thursday night…
On the overall game:
“Our team put up seven goals, that’s the first time since I’ve been here that we put up that big of a number. It went up and down tonight obviously, with the big [...]

‘We were scared to win’ – Coyotes Mike Smith on 3-2 SO loss to Ducks

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On the heels of a 3-2 shootout win on Friday night, the Anaheim Ducks have now won six straight games and are off to a 6-1-0 start on the young season, their best in franchise history. For a team that didn’t look too good in an opening night loss to Colorado, they’ve quickly rebounded and [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio – our debut show

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Luc Robitaille, Bruce Boudreau, Doug Wilson and more guest on West Coast Bias.
Our brand new show is on the air! West Coast Bias debuted on NHL Network Radio over the weekend and featured a slew of guests from around the Pacific Division. Along with my co-host, Jonathan Davis, we caught up with LA [...]

Video of the Jordan Nolan hit in Phoenix

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In related news, the league also issued the following press release…
NEW YORK (September 16, 2013) – Phoenix Coyotes forward Paul Bissonnette has been automatically suspended for 10 regular-season games, without pay, as a result of being assessed a Game Misconduct penalty for leaving the bench on an illegal line change to join an altercation during [...]