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  • DDB: Coyotes prospect heads to ESPYs

    While most of the Coyotes prospects headed home on Monday after the team's annual development camp, center Andy Miele started making his way to Los Angeles for Wednesday's ESPY extravaganza.
  • Don’t believe everything you read about Hulsizer and the Phoenix Coyotes

    A few things have become clear over the years when it comes to the Phoenix Coyotes ownership saga. Like being engaged, nothing is official until the contract is signed, and you can’t trust much of what is coming from the Canadian media. Today’s source of misinformation comes courtesy of a usual suspect, David Shoalts of […]
  • Ilya Bryzgalov says he was tired during playoffs

    Ilya Bryzgalov is saying all the right things about joining the Philadelphia Flyers. Yet, what he is saying about his effort as a member of the Phoenix Coyotes may not be what Valley fans had hoped to hear. “I want to be the guy who can carry this team,” Bryzgalov said on a conference call […]
  • Former Coyote potential owner interested in Blues

    PHOENIX – Matthew Hulsizer must really want to own an NHL franchise. After being tied to the Phoenix Coyotes for awhile before eventually walking away, Hulsizer is now believed to be interested in purchasing at least a stake in the St. Louis Blues. According to David Shoalts of the Globe & Mail, the Chicago-based businessman […]
  • Glendale considering life without the Phoenix Coyotes

    While most people would like the keep the Coyotes in Phoenix, Glendale Mayor Elaine Scruggs has begun to envision life without the NHL. “At some point, and I have reached that point, we have to say this is the situation the way it is, we must move on,” Scruggs told Channel 12’s Brahm Resnik. “We […]
  • DDB: Yandle wants to be Coyote for long time

    GLENDALE – The Coyotes have taken a major step in solidifying their defense by re-signing All-Star defenseman Keith Yandle to a five-year contract. After a lull in talks, negotiations between Yandle, a restricted free agent, and the Coyotes heated up Tuesday morning and the deal was closed on Tuesday afternoon. Yandle, 24, said that when […]
  • Desert Dog Blog: Yotes in the market for a goalie

    GLENDALE – The NHL free agent signing period begins Friday and Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney will likely be a busy man as he and his staff reshape the team for the 2011-12 season. With Ilya Bryzgalov – the team’s MVP last season – now gone, Maloney’s attention will be focused on finding a new […]
  • Time for Coyotes to break from the past

    It’s time, Coyotes fans. For too long you’ve supported a team that continues to take traditions from a town that didn’t want them. For too long you’ve perpetuated the stereotype that hockey can’t survive in the desert. For too long, you’ve beaten a long dead horse. The Coyotes ownership situation is a disaster. There. I […]
  • One potential owner drops out of Phoenix Coyotes race

    And then there were two. Just hours after news emerged that there were three groups interested in purchasing the Phoenix Coyotes (Matthew Hulsizer, Jerry Reinsdorf and a mystery group), one of those interested parties has taken their name out of consideration. Hulsizer has decided to end his pursuit of the Coyotes according to the Phoenix […]
  • Desert Dog Blog: Post-Draft Thoughts

    GLENDALE – Below are some thoughts and observations about the Coyotes and the moves they made at this weekend’s 2011 NHL Entry Draft in Saint Paul, Minn. • The Coyotes made eight picks over two days at the draft. They chose six forwards and two defensemen. You may notice a trend with their picks; competitive […]
  • Three interested in buying Coyotes

    The city of Phoenix and the National Hockey League are now talking to three groups about purchasing the Phoenix Coyotes. Chicago businessman Matthew Hulsizer, Chicago Bulls and White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf and an unnamed group are all in contention to buy the team. The team is currently owned by the NHL, who bought them […]
  • Coyotes select Connor Murphy with first round pick

    GLENDALE -Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today the team has selected defenseman Connor Murphy with the 20th overall pick in the 2011 National Hockey League Entry Draft at XCEL Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. The 6-foot-3, 195 pound Murphy recorded 3-3-6 in just 14 games, due to injury with the United States […]
  • Coyotes deal may come at end of summer

    The soap opera that is the sale of the Phoenix Coyotes may be nearing an end. According to the Arizona Republic, the city of Glendale is hoping to sell the team and get this issue resolved in the next few months. “I know the city’s hope is to move forward toward a closing by the […]
  • Coyotes to host Winnipeg in home-opener

    The Phoenix Coyotes will host Winnipeg in their 2011 home opener. After there was much talk about the Coyotes being relocated to Winnipeg at the end of last season, the team will play their first home game against the new franchise. The Coyotes will play their first three games of next season on the road […]
  • Goalie Bryzgalov agrees to deal with Flyers

    The Philadelphia Flyers and Ilya Bryzgalov have agreed to a deal, according to Brian Stubits of CBSSports.com. The two sides have apparently agreed to a long-term contract that cannot be made official until the Flyers are able to get under the new $64 million salary cap meaning that GM Paul Holmgren will likely be getting […]
  • NHL says more than one buyer interested in Coyotes

    The Phoenix Coyotes have been rumored to be ‘hooking up’ with so many different potential owners over the last few years they are starting to sound like a soap opera character (or a pop star, take your pick). According to Rogers Sportsnet’s John Shannon, It sounds like we may soon be able to add another […]
  • Coyotes were 10 minutes from moving to Winnipeg

    Six-hundred seconds. That’s how close the Jets — better known as the Phoenix Coyotes — were to packing up and flying back to Winnipeg. This isn’t one of those Internet rumors or wishful thinking from a fan base longing for their wayward franchise. No, the owner of the new Winnipeg NHL team, Mark Chipman, told […]
  • ESPN ranks Coyotes as best franchise in Arizona

    No owner? No problem. At least that’s how it looks for the Phoenix Coyotes in ESPN the Magazine’s eyes. As part of the publication’s annual ranking of all 122 professional sports franchise in North America, the Coyotes finished 28th overall. Despite losing millions last season and a myriad off the ice issues, they were the […]
  • NHL commissioner says Glendale saved Coyotes

    After two-years worth of speculation, the city of Winnipeg once again has an NHL franchise. Too most people’s surprise though it was the Atlanta Thrashers and not the Phoenix Coyotes who packed up the moving vans and headed to the Great White North. The question many have wondered is why the NHL has fought so […]
  • Desert Dog Blog: Coyotes Preparing for NHL Draft

    GLENDALE — The 2011 NHL Entry Draft is fast approaching next week so I figured today was a good day to provide Coyotes fans with the basic information. Keep in mind, a 2011 NHL Entry Draft microsite will be launched at phoenixcoyotes.com shortly to provide fans with more in-depth coverage of the Coyotes – and […]