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  • Could Ilya Bryzgalov cost too much for Coyotes?

    If people in Philadelphia have their way Phoenix Coyotes goalie Ilya Bryzgalov will be trading in his brick red, desert sand and black for the orange and black of the Flyers. Like we said, ‘if’ Philly fans have their way. On PhillyDailySports.com, a Philadelphia sports media site, the writer who coves the Flyers is banging […]
  • SI writer says Winnipeg deserves the Coyotes

    Sports Illustrated writer Peter King is known for many things, but hockey surely ain’t one of them. A football guy, King is one of the more well-respected, in touch people when it comes to covering the happenings on the gridiron. RT @buddydog09: Huge Winnipeg Jets fan, we really need a RT to show your support, […]
  • Report: Hulsizer to walk away from Coyotes deal

    Could the Phoenix Coyotes be back to square one in their ownership saga? Just one day after the Glendale City Council approved covering the team’s losses for another season while they and the NHL find a new owner, it’s being reported that Matthew Hulsizer may be backing out. FOX 10’s Jude LaCava is reporting that, […]
  • Statement from Coyotes COO Mike Nealy

    Statement from Phoenix Coyotes Chief Operating Officer Mike Nealy on the City of Glendale’s vote to keep the Coyotes in Glendale for the 2011-12 NHL season. “On behalf of the entire Phoenix Coyotes organization, we are very pleased that Glendale City Council voted in favor of keeping the Coyotes in the Valley for the upcoming […]
  • Reinsdorf re-emerges as potential Coyotes suitor

    Just when you think the Phoenix Coyotes ownership drama couldn’t get any more convoluted, a familiar name has re-emerged as a potential suitor. According to the Phoenix Business Journal, the City of Glendale and NHL commissioner Gary Bettman have been in contact with Chicago White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf. Glendale city manager Ed Beasley and […]
  • Deja vu: Coyotes situation feels awfully familiar

    The Phoenix Coyotes must be feeling like they are stuck in the movie Groundhogs Day. Every few weeks it seems like a ‘new’ storyline emerges in their ownership saga that mirrors one we’ve previously heard. The only thing that seems to be missing is Bill Murray replacing the team’s television sideline reporter. The latest case […]
  • Coyotes Ilya Bryzgalov could be on the move

    The Phoenix Coyotes may not be on the move but their goalie Ilya Bryzgalov might be. Philadelphia Inquirer writer Sam Carchidi suggests that the Philadelphia Flyers might pursue the netminder this offseason to help solidify a position that they struggled with in the playoffs. It says here that Bobrovsky, the 22-year-old rookie, is a keeper […]
  • Hulsizer getting cold feet with Coyotes purchase?

    Have the shenanigans between Glendale, NHL and the Goldwater Institute finally driven prospective Matthew Hulsizer to the breaking point? According to Forbes, yes. People familiar with the discussions say that NHL commissioner is adamant the Coyotes stay in Phoenix despite the huge losses the team is suffering. And, say these people, Bettman has told Hulsizer […]
  • Glendale putting together new financing deal for Coyotes

    Roughly two years after the Phoenix Coyotes’ ownership saga began there might finally be light at the end of the tunnel. That is if a political group doesn’t try to block it. According to the Phoenix Business Journal, the City of Glendale is putting the finishing touches on a new financing plan that will allow […]
  • Winnipeg has its eyes on another NHL team

    The NHL’s Atlanta Thrashers are up for sale. Usually we couldn’t care less about that in Arizona seeing as they play in the Eastern Conference and, well, it’s offseason hockey news that doesn’t involve a big name player moving. With the sale of the Phoenix Coyotes hanging in the balance though, the news peaked our […]
  • Samuelsson accepts job in Sweden

    Phoenix Coyotes Associate Coach Ulf Samuelsson has accepted the head coaching job with MODO in the Swedish Elite League, according to GM Don Maloney. A native of Fagersta, Sweden, Samuelsson will head back to his home country after being a part of the Coyotes’ coaching staff since 2006. “On behalf of the entire Phoenix Coyotes […]
  • NHL sends Glendale a bill for $25 million

    One of the most annoying things in the world to deal with is a receiving a bill you aren’t prepared to pay. The City of Glendale knows that feeling all too well. There bill just happens to be significantly more than you’ll ever be able to put on a credit card. According to the Arizona […]
  • Winnipeg mayor doesn’t think ‘Yotes are coming back

    If you are a Coyotes fan who does not think the team will be moving back to Canada, you now have at least one more believer: Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz. According to the Winnipeg Sun, Katz said his belief is based on knowledge of the contractual obligations the team holds in Arizona. “Do I believe […]
  • Desert Dog Blog: Coyotes face unique off-season

    GLENDALE – The ice inside Jobing.com Arena is gone and the Coyotes players have scattered for the off-season. It’s been only three days since the season ended abruptly with a loss to Detroit in the Western Conference Quarterfinals and already I’m eager for training camp to start. So are the players. Getting swept in the […]
  • Doan “embarrassed” over team’s playoff loss

    PHOENIX – Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan isn’t happy with his team’s playoff performance against the Detroit Red Wings. “I’m embarrassed and as a group we should be embarrassed because we got beat four straight. It’s always a sick feeling when it’s over, you failed and didn’t do your job,” said Doan on the Sports […]
  • Darcy Olsen opens mouth, inserts foot (and cupcakes)

    Finally, the meeting happened The Goldwater Institute, the City of Glendale and prospective Coyotes owner Matthew Hulsizer got together Thursday to discuss the sale of the hockey team which has been, up until now, stalled by the conservative thinktank’s opposition. No worries, as the meeting helped them agree on some of the most important issues, […]
  • Bryzgalov won’t play in Winnipeg

    Fans aren’t the only ones who don’t want the Phoenix Coyotes to relocate to Winnipeg, their goaltender isn’t fond of the idea either. After his team was eliminated — both from the playoffs and possibly from ever again playing in the city of Glendale — by the Detroit Red Wings, goalie Ilya Bryzgalov was asked […]
  • Inside the Box: Red Wings complete the sweep

    After every Phoenix Coyotes game we’ll examine the box score and provide you with instant analysis. So it’s time to go Inside the Box for April 20, 2011: Red Wings 6, Coyotes 3 The Coyotes, going into Game 4, knew they were up against it. Trailing 3-0, they had pretty much been dominated by the […]
  • Bettman: “the Goldwater Institute killed the deal”

    The Goldwater Institute and the City of Glendale will finally sit down and discuss the future of the Phoenix Coyotes. The question is, is it too little, too late? According to the Phoenix Business Journal, the two sides have agreed to meet this Thursday. They hope to try and iron out their differences on the […]
  • If this is adios for the Coyotes, I can hold my head high

    I'm one of the worst type of hockey fans. I heckle, jeer and insult the other team. I'm loud, rough and generally obnoxious. And it's part of hockey. Hockey fans are an in-your-face bunch during an unimportant game, a throwaway. The bigger the game, the bolder fans like myself get. If it's the playoffs, forget it. You might as well plug your ears and hope my voice is gone by the second intermission.