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 […]

Bissonnette’s views on Kyle Clifford aren’t so nasty anymore

Bissonnette Coyotes

One of the beautiful things about two teams playing in the same division is the history that organically develops over time. While the final scores from dozens of games help build the rivalry, it’s usually specific moments and incidents that have a greater influence on shaping the ongoing story between said teams.
Like most things with history though, people’s perspective of those […]

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

word association - Coyotes on Kings

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

Whitney NHL Coyotes MayorsManor

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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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 […]