Rookie Game Recap: Baby Kings fall to Coyotes Prospects

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A lackluster Los Angeles Kings rookie team showed up at Gila River Arena Tuesday, as they were easily swept aside by the Arizona Coyotes rookies. After a fairly even first period, the Coyotes took over the game and the night ended with a 4-1 defeat for the Kings.
Coyotes took an early lead when Henrik Samuelsson [...]

Kings not impressed by playoff berth after shuting out Coyotes

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After the Kings shutout the Coyotes 4-0 Wednesday night in Los Angeles – securing their 1,500th regular season win in franchise history and a spot in the NHL playoffs for the fifth straight year – here’s what was being said in both locker rooms, including quotes from Dustin Brown, Martin Hanzal and both coaches…
Dustin Brown [...]

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 [...]

Coach Speak: Patrick Roy vs Dave Tippett on Avs win in Phx

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Late in regulation, Colorado tied their game vs. the Coyotes in Phoenix.  Then, in overtime, Ryan O’Reilly scored the game-winner for the Avalanche.
With the point earned, Phoenix still hasn’t lost at home in regulation.  They now sport a 9-0-2 record.  Meanwhile, Colorado remains the only team to still be undefeated when they score first, running their [...]

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 [...]

Coyotes’ coach Dave Tippett on 3-1 win over the visiting Kings

Following the Coyotes 3-1 win over the visiting LA Kings, here’s what Phoenix coach Dave Tippett had to share…
- On the overall game: “It keeps us in the game. The only way you have a chance is if you get two points and win. I thought we battled hard tonight. I thought Barbs was really [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]