Playoff hockey is back in the desert, and it’s bringing
the “Whiteout” with it.
As such, Coyotes fans will turn Jobing.com Arena into a
sea of white for the third consecutive year.
That’s all well and good, provided you like the concept.
But what if you don’t? Should the Whiteout go away,
That’s the topic of this week’s Arizona Sports Face-Off.
Green: Keep it
|I used to love the
Whiteout, I really did. The visual aspect of it is just
But once you get past the aesthetics of it, what’s there?
The Coyotes haven’t won a playoff series since 1987– the
There’s got to be more than the visuals — in this case
|Look, I know the Whiteout has not helped
the Coyotes win games. Their record in the playoffs is far
from impressive, and there is no competitive advantage to
having all the fans dressed in white.
But the Whiteout isn’t about the players — it’s about the
So what if it’s not a unique tradition or, really, even
Be honest, you know there are few sights in sports that
And they’ll get it at every home game in Glendale.