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  • Coyotes sale saga reaches boiling point

    PHOENIX – The Phoenix Coyotes increasingly contentious sale saga has reached a boiling point and may see the team moved from Arizona if a solution is not reached soon. An $197 million deal to sell the team to Chicago based investment broker Matthew Hulsizer would reportedly keep the team in Arizona and save the Coyotes […]
  • One last chance to save Coyotes may be in the works

    The sale of the Phoenix Coyotes to Chicago businessman Matthew Hulsizer is in peril, and a last-ditch effort to save the team may be in the works. According to the Phoenix Business Journal, if the plan fails the team could ultimately be sold to a Canadian group who will move the team back to Winnipeg. […]
  • Coyotes hope to build on dramatic win

    GLENDALE, Ariz. – The Coyotes are scheduled to have their 2010-11 team picture taken before practice on Monday. Given what happened Saturday night, the team photographer should have little trouble getting the players and coaches to smile for the camera. The Coyotes, as you know, rallied from a three-goal deficit after two periods to beat […]
  • Maloney solidifies Coyotes’ blue line with trade acquisition

    GLENDALE – Phoenix Coyotes’ General Manager Don Maloney believes he has improved the team’s defense for the immediate and long term with the trade deadline addition of Rostislav Klesla. Maloney acquired Klesla from the Columbus Blue Jackets for forward Scottie Upshall and defenseman Sami Lepisto on Monday. “Klesla is a big mobile defenseman who in […]
  • Coyotes sale on hold, Goldwater Inst. wants documents

    The City of Glendale’s bond sale to help Chicago investment executive Matthew Hulsizer has been put on hold as the Goldwater Institute said it wants to see additional documents related to the deal. According to the Phoenix Business Journal, an official with the request said the group wants more information before making a decision about […]
  • Shane Doan to tie Numminen’s franchise games played mark

    GLENDALE – Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan will tie the franchise’s all-time games played mark tonight when he plays in his 1,098th career NHL game versus the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center. Doan will tie former Coyotes captain Teppo Numminen for the games played lead and will become the all-time franchise games played leader […]
  • Desert Dog Blog: A look at the week ahead

    GLENDALE – Happy Monday. Here’s a look at the week ahead for the red-hot Coyotes: Phoenix will try to extend its winning streak to a season-high eight games on Tuesday against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center. It will be a challenge; the Flyers are the best team in the Eastern Conference with […]
  • Surprised Coyotes prepare for pivotal stretch

    PHOENIX – The Phoenix Coyotes have won their last five games to move into first place in the Pacific Division. How did they get there? The team has no idea. Team captain Shane Doan told Sports 620 KTAR’s Gambo and Ash that he and his teammates are surprised that they are sitting in the No. […]
  • Desert Dog Blog: Coyotes’ winning streak by the numbers

    GLENDALE – With the start of a five-game, 10-day trip looming at the end of the week, Head Coach Dave Tippett gave the Coyotes a day off on Tuesday. It’s a well-deserved break for a team that has won five consecutive games and climbed into first place in the Pacific Division standings. More on that […]
  • Desert Dog Blog – Coyotes win No. 500 in Phoenix

    The Coyotes won their 500th regular-season game since moving to Phoenix from Winnipeg in 1996 on Wednesday night when they beat the Dallas Stars, 3-2, in overtime. Big deal? It is for me, a former season-ticket holder turned team employee. There’s nothing like a milestone to trigger fond memories. When it comes to this NHL […]
  • Coyotes trade goalie Montoya for sixth-round pick

    The Phoenix Coyotes traded backup goalie Al Montoya to the New York Islanders Wednesday in exchange for a sixth-round pick in the 2011 NHL draft. Montoya played in five games with the Coyotes, posting a 3-1-0 record and a 2.08 goals against average in the 2008-09 season. Montoya spent this season with the Coyotes’ American […]
  • Source: Coyotes deal could get done this month

    Glendale – The potential sale of the Phoenix Coyotes to Chicago investment broker Matthew Hulsizer could be finalized this month. According to the Phoenix Business Journal, a source close to the situation, who asked not be identified commented that,”Everything should close this month.” If the sale is completed, it would allow the Coyotes to remain […]
  • Coyotes, NHL claim bond report is false

    A report Wednesday out of Canada claimed the efforts to sell bonds, which are crucial to keeping the Coyotes in the Valley, had failed in public bond markets. According to the Phoenix Business Journal, both the NHL and the Coyotes say that’s simply not true. “This is a completely inaccurate report,” said Glendale spokeswoman Julie […]
  • Yandle selected to NHL All-Star game

    GLENDALE – Coyotes defenseman Keith Yandle has been selected to participate in the 2011 NHL All-Star game on Sunday, January 30. This marks Yandle’s first career NHL All-Star appearance. Yandle leads the Coyotes in scoring with 40 points (7-33-40) and is currently on a team season-high, seven game assist streak (0-9-9). Yandle also ranks sixth […]
  • Desert Dog Blog – Jovanovski close to returning from injury

    GLENDALE — After a rare day off on Sunday, the Coyotes resumed practicing on Monday morning at Arena. Defenseman Ed Jovanovski, who has missed the past five games because of a lower-body injury suffered on Jan. 13 vs. Toronto, skated with teammates. He is hoping to return to the lineup for Tuesday’s home game […]