VIDEO Exclusive: Talking karma with Phx captain Shane Doan

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After the Coyotes practiced earlier today for the final time prior to tomorrow’s Game 4 with the LA Kings, we caught up with Shane Doan for another MayorsManor exclusive – take a look…

While over in Phoenix for the first two games of the series, we spoke with Doan – those comments can be found in [...]

Transcripts from Saturday’s Kings and Coyotes conference calls

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Earlier today the NHL conducted conference calls in advance of the Western Conference Finals kicking off tomorrow night in Phoenix. Below is a transcript of the media questions and answers provided by Rob Scuderi, Jarret Stoll, Willie Mitchell (Kings) and Shane Doan, Mike Smith, Keith Yandle, Dave Tippett, Don Maloney (Coyotes)…
First up, the Kings:
Q: Rob, you [...]

Quotes from the Coyotes locker room after 1-0 win in LA

Prior to the game, Coyotes forward Ray Whitney referred to match-ups with the Kings as ‘muck fests’ and usually filled with tight, defensive-oriented hockey. Kings defenseman Jack Johnson went so far as to say the games can be boring to watch, with Phoenix lulling teams to sleep.
Neither was the case in the first period, which [...]

Coyotes coach Dave Tippett on memories, Brown and more

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Dave Tippett played over 700 games in the NHL, primarily as a left wing for the old Hartford Whalers. Soon after his playing days were over he found himself as the head coach of the Houston Aeros (IHL), where he won a championship in 1999. The following year [...]

Quotes from Coyotes locker room after 1-0 OT loss in LA

For the third time this season, the Kings defeated the Coyotes last night. LA defenseman Jack Johnson described it as a ‘boring 0-0 game’ – but Drew Doughty managed to sneak one past Mike Smith in overtime, pushing the season series to 3-1 in favor of the Kings.
Afterwards, Coyotes coach Dave Tippett and captain [...]

Four Kings play Word Association with Coyotes leaders

Three games into the Kings’ six-game season series with the Coyotes it’s been exactly what you’d expect from two division rivals – tight, close battles. They split a pair of games in October, with the Kings shutting out the Coyotes 2-0 in the first contest and losing 3-2 in a shootout about a week later. Both of [...]

Quotes from the Coyotes locker room after 4-3 loss to LA

The Phoenix Coyotes brought a collection of former Kings with them to Staples Center last night – including coach Dave Tippett, goalie Jason LaBarbera and forward Patrick O’Sullivan. However, LA outshot them 35-29, out-hit them 28-25, won more faceoffs, killed every Coyotes penalty, chased LaBarbera early in the third period and won the game [...]

Kings at Coyotes – what to watch for w/ Justin Williams

Over the last few seasons, the Phoenix Coyotes have given the Kings fits, largely because of two guys – goalie Ilya Bryzgalov and captain Shane Doan.
The two teams split their season series last year 3-3.
With the help of Justin Williams, Jonathan Quick and Dustin Penner here are some things to watch for tonight [...]

Jeremy Roenick Previews LA Kings vs Phoenix Coyotes

“You could argue about who the greatest American-born hockey player was, but you’re not going to get into any debate without J.R.’s name getting mentioned,” Brian Burke at the 2010 U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Gala.
Jeremy Roenick was inducted that night, a recognition for the stamp he put on the game of hockey as a two-time [...]

LA vs Phoenix Preview w/ Coyotes Tyson Nash

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From Theo Fleury to Sean Avery, the pest is a role some play to perfection.
Tyson Nash was one of those guys during his playing days with the St. Louis Blues and Phoenix Coyotes.
The self-proclaimed “former 4th line pigeon” is now the Coyotes’ TV Color Analyst and he stopped by [...]