Five Things You May Not Know: Coyotes at Kings Edition

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Over the past five years, the Kings have engaged in some spirited rivalries with the Vancouver Canucks and San Jose Sharks, yet few games have been as consistently intense as a matchup between the Kings and Arizona Coyotes. Guys have been suspended, hits have been questionable, and even the two captains have engaged in a […]

Things You May Not Know: Kings-Coyotes Edition

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They are no longer the Phoenix Coyotes, the 2014-15 edition of the team has been re-branded as the Arizona Coyotes. Yet, they still have one of the best coaches in the league (Dave Tippett), one of the most respected captains (Shane Doan), and one of the best young defensemen (Oliver Ekman-Larsson). With that out of […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Coyotes, December 4

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After not seeing each other since the first week of the season (a contest won by Arizona 3-2 in overtime), the Kings and Coyotes will face off Thursday for the first of two matchups this month. One could argue that the teams are somewhat where they would have been expected to sit in the standings […]

Kings and Coyotes locker room quotes after 4-3 Phoenix win

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After the Coyotes scored a late goal to beat the Kings 4-3 in Los Angeles on Monday night, here’s what was being said in both locker rooms – including quotes from Jonathan Quick, Alec Martinez, Shane Doan and both coaches…
Jonathan Quick on Phoenix being desperate:
“I thought they were desperate the whole game there, like […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Comments from Doan and Coyotes locker room after latest loss in LA

Following the Coyotes 3-2 loss to the Kings at Staples Center on Tuesday night, here’s what they were saying over in the Phoenix locker room…
– Shane Doan (who scored two goals, and also led all players in the game with 11 shots on goal and 13 hits) on the overall game: “Obviously everybody in this […]