Comments from Coyotes locker room after 4-0 loss to Kings

Prior to Monday’s game, Phoenix coach Dave Tippett and captain Shane Doan talked about the importance of staying out of the penalty box against the Kings. However, they were whistled for seven penalties in the game and two power play goals by the Kings had them down 2-0 and they never fully recovered – as Jonathan [...]

Shane Doan breaks down a double dose of the LA Kings

Last hour we posted some Word Association with Phoenix captain Shane Doan. In the video below we do a more thorough one-on-one interview – talking about playing the Kings twice this week, turning the page from last year’s playoff series, the ongoing sale of the Coyotes, a new contract for Oliver Ekman-Larsson, keys to tonight’s [...]

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 [...]

Coyotes coach Dave Tippett on possible NHL rule changes

Phoenix Coyotes coach Dave Tippett was part of the committee that examined a myriad of rule changes for the NHL coming out of the 2004-05 lockout. Ultimately, they settled on a handful of tweaks that most people agree made the game better.
Last week we shared some thoughts from Kings’ coach Darryl Sutter and goaltender Jonathan [...]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 25 – Kings at Coyotes

We’re entering the second half of the Kings’ season with tonight’s game in Phoenix. So, most of you probably know the drill by now. Essentially, guess who scores the first Kings goal and you could win a prize.
Jeff Carter continues to lead the team in goals, despite not scoring in last night’s game – after [...]

Former Coyote saw lack of focus and composure in playoff loss to Kings

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Last week when the Dallas Stars were in town we had a chance to catch up with longtime MayorsManor supporter, Ray Whitney. He’s been on the site a number of times through the years, including a ‘heart on his sleeve’ look at what might happen in the days leading up to last year’s trade deadline.
But, [...]

Anze Kopitar – ‘Actually, I didn’t know that stat…’

With two goals against the Coyotes on Saturday night, Kings’ center Anze Kopitar now has 40 points in 40 career games vs Phoenix (12 goals, 28 assists).
Following the team’s 4-2 win in the desert we caught up with Kopitar…

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Rob Scuderi on Kings win, Kopitar and Clifford

Post-game thoughts from defenseman Rob Scuderi following the Kings 4-2 win in Phoenix…
On getting the first win of the season: “It feels good. I think we’ve played some good hockey. Certainly not a full 60 minutes, but I think tonight, truth be told, probably wasn’t our best game. But, sometimes it doesn’t matter how you [...]

MayorsManor interview with Doughty in Phoenix

Post-game thoughts from Kings’ defenseman Drew Doughty following LA’s 4-2 win in Phoenix…

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Jeff Carter talks Richards vs Doan and the Coyotes

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Kings’ center Jeff Carter was credited with the game-winning goal in LA’s 4-2 victory Saturday night.  It marked the second consecutive game where Carter had scored this season and was only the second goal of his career vs. the Phoenix Coyotes.
After the game, MayorsManor spoke with the 6-foot-3 right wing about the team’s first victory of the [...]