Phoenix Coyotes #89 Mikkel Boedker carries the puck into the offensive zone during the third period of the Coyotes 5-4 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on October 23, 2011 at Honda Center in Anaheim, CA.  (Inside Hockey/Chasen Ikiri)

A Historical Trend in Phoenix May Await

Ask yourself this question: if you were a fan of a team that has thrown in the towel, how much would you really pay attention to their wins and losses? You have downloaded the team app, receive score updates an...
Goalie Mike Smith (#41) of the Arizona Coyotes gets help from teammate Defenseman Zbynek Michalek (#4)

Arizona and Their Five Lessons After Monday

It is hard to imagine how many Coyote fans can remember having a season like this. What has been even more difficult is to watch a team lose leads in the third period, fall apart defensively, and sulk in sorrow...
Goalie Mike Smith (#41) of the Arizona Coyotes makes an acrobatic save

Time To Be A Little Optimistic

While so many teams are fighting to be one of the final teams standing come April, there are others who are doing whatever it takes to become those teams.  Arizona has slowly fallen off from becoming that part...
Phoenix Coyotes #89 Mikkel Boedker carries the puck into the offensive zone during the third period of the Coyotes 5-4 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on October 23, 2011 at Honda Center in Anaheim, CA.  (Inside Hockey/Chasen Ikiri)

And The Woes Continue

Effort is what matters.  When you like a team, you always cheer when they win, but always fight through the pain when they lose.  But there is a difference between liking a team because you have to, and appre...
Phoenix Coyotes #89 Mikkel Boedker carries the puck into the offensive zone during the third period of the Coyotes 5-4 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on October 23, 2011 at Honda Center in Anaheim, CA.  (Inside Hockey/Chasen Ikiri)

A Rough, Scary December

If you are reading this article, then you may be considering a few things. The first of which is how it has been a month since there has been an article posted. Well, you really have not missed much. Up until a...
Phoenix Coyotes #89 Mikkel Boedker carries the puck into the offensive zone during the third period of the Coyotes 5-4 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on October 23, 2011 at Honda Center in Anaheim, CA.  (Inside Hockey/Chasen Ikiri)

60 Minutes, Not 20

When the Arizona Coyotes left Anaheim, most of the team felt dejected.  Being outshot and outplayed for most of the game, the team after the game had been looking for answers.  The first and second periods we...
Left Wing Thomas Vanek (#26) and Center Charlie Coyle (#3) of the Minnesota Wild congratulate teammate Left Wing Jason Zucker (#16) after he scored a goal with 46 seconds left

Wild Find Ways to Win Without Power Play

It is no secret that the Minnesota Wild are a team with a lot of potential this season, but being in a tight knit Central Division, they will have their word cut out from them if they are going to make it back ...
Phoenix Coyotes #89 Mikkel Boedker carries the puck into the offensive zone during the third period of the Coyotes 5-4 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on October 23, 2011 at Honda Center in Anaheim, CA.  (Inside Hockey/Chasen Ikiri)

Missing Chemistry for Success

Any good NHL team can say that you need to have a solid offense, a great defense, and a goaltender that can back you up when things tend to fall apart. Even if one of those categories struggles, the other two c...
Arizona Coyoters Mikkel Boedker.(Brandon Titus/Inside Hockey)

Learning All Over Again in November

It is November, but when teams have missed the playoffs, they tend to start living in the past. That is what the Arizona Coyotes might do after suffering heartbreaking back-to-back losses to the Dallas Stars an...
Phoenix Coyotes #89 Mikkel Boedker carries the puck into the offensive zone during the third period of the Coyotes 5-4 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on October 23, 2011 at Honda Center in Anaheim, CA.  (Inside Hockey/Chasen Ikiri)

Coyotes Riding The Heart Stopper

There aren't really many amusement parks around Maricopa County. But if you head to Glendale, a new attraction is being built inside the newly named Gila River Arena. The Arizona Coyotes seem to be taking ticke...