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What to watch: Coyotes at Lightning, 4 pm, FOX Sports Arizona

The Arizona Coyotes (3-3-1) open their four-game East Coast road trip by taking on the Tampa Bay Lightning (5-3-1) tonight. The Coyotes will look to carry over the momentum from their overtime win Saturday and defeat Steven Stamkos and the rest of the Lightning. Here's what to watch for on FOX Sports Arizona, coverage beginning with "Coyotes Live" at 4 p.m.: PREGAME...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hanzal's return gives Coyotes a boost for road trip

The Coyotes lineup got a boost on Monday in Tampa when center Martin Hanzal returned to the ice for practice after the team touched down for the first game on a four-stop trip through Tampa, the Miami area, Carolina and Washington. Coach Dave Tippett said that he expected Hanzal back in the lineup, but Hanzal returned with some new linemates. Hanzal will center Sam Gagner on the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Paul Bissonnette Signs PTO With The Portland Pirates

from the Portland Pirates, The Portland Pirates today announced the signing of forward Paul Bissonnette to an AHL Professional Tryout Contract. The six-year NHL veteran will join the team later this week. Bissonnette, a 6-foot-3, 220 pound left wing from Welland, Ontario, joins the Pirates after spending the last five seasons with the Arizona Coyotes. While with the Coyotes...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bissonnette to join AHL club

The agent for Paul Bissonnette has confirmed to ProHockeyTalk the forward is in talks to join an American Hockey League team. According to Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic, the Arizona Coyotes have had discussions with Bissonnette. Arizona’s AHL affiliate is the Portland Pirates. Bissonnette had agreed to join the Cardiff Devils of the British Elite Ice Hockey League on...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona's Hodgman makes most of first game

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Justin Hodgman figures he was in Belarus this time last year, or maybe it was Russia. Perhaps it was someplace else, he's not sure. When you've had a dot-the-globe career like his, sometimes the when and where get a little fuzzy. Besides, pinpointing the details of the journey aren't important now that Hodgman has reached the destination. And not...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes win 2-1 in OT over the Florida Panthers

Coyotes center Justin Hodgman had played in a growing list of leagues except the one he wanted most: the National Hockey League. He starred in the now-defunct International Hockey League, saw days in the East Coast Hockey League and even had a tour overseas in Finland and Russia. But once he was given a chance as a 26-year-old to gain entrance into the NHL, he capitalized. In...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NHLer Paul Bissonnette signs with Cardiff Devils

AP Image The Cardiff Devils of the British-based Elite Ice Hockey League have announced the signing of former NHL player Paul Bissonnette.  Bissonnette played 11 games for the Devils in the 2012-13 lockout shortened season. According to the announcement, Bissonnette was the one who approached the team.  He had received offers from other Elite League teams and thought that if he...
Via Around The Rink
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bissonnette returning to Wales to resume playing career

Longtime Coyotes fan favorite and tough guy Paul Bissonnette has been unable to secure new employment in the NHL and is heading back to Wales to join the Cardiff Devils of the Elite Ice Hockey League. Bissonnette played with the Devils for 11 games during the 2012 NHL lockout, posting six goals and 21 points and achieving cult-hero-like status among the Welsh. Cardiff announced the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes Injury Update: David Moss Day to Day with Upper Body Injury

Arizona Coyotes winger David Moss left Thursday night’s game against the Minnesota Wild with an upper body injury. Moss did not return to the game. #456748396 / gettyimages.comUPDATE: #Coyotes forward @djmoss25 has suffered an upper-body injury in tonight's game and will not return— Arizona Coyotes (@ArizonaCoyotes) October 24, 2014Through six games this season, Moss has...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Smith Knows He Needs To Be Better

from Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic, As reporters crowded around Coyotes goalie Mike Smith following Monday's practice to gauge his psyche after yet another six goals-against Saturday, backup Devan Dubnyk quipped that Smith isn't the only one who's experienced a slide like this and he, too, could offer up some insight. But Smith isn't looking to deflect...
Via Kukla's Korner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes forward David Moss gets glove stuck in penalty box (Video / GIF)

Arizona Coyotes forward David Moss left the penalty box without his glove after it got stuck in the door as he skated back onto the ice during Wednesday night's game against Edmonton.As Moss left the box at the end of his penalty, his glove came right off, and when he turned around to get it, the door to the box was already shut: Moss stayed out on the ice and was eventually...
Via Holdout Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Oleg Kvasha Among Additions to CSKA Sofia for Continental Cup

CSKA Sofia have brought on a couple of additions for the second round of the Continental Cup, signing Oleg Kvasha, Vladimir Antipov, Mikhail Lyubushin, Dmitry Vlasenkov and Dmitry Bykov. Kvasha comes in as the most well known name on the roster. Chosen in the third round by the Florida Panthers in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft, the Russian recorded 50 points over two seasons with the...
Via The Hockey House
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mikkel Boedker records first career hat-trick

Mikkel Boedker recorded his first career hat-trick and added an assist in Arizona's 7-4 beat-down of Edmonton on Wednesday night.Boedker iced the game with an empty netter in a massive four point outing where he was also a plus three with four hits. Boedker now has five goals, tied with Wayne Simmonds for second in the NHL at the end of Wednesday night's action. Boedker is...
Via Hockey Fan Land
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Boedker's breathtaking pace a positive sign for Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Mikkel Boedker is on pace for 137 goals this season. We're guessing he'll fall short of that number. "It's going to even out eventually," he said with a grin. "But obviously when you're hot, things tend to go in." Boedker is magma hot. The 24-year-old forward got every sort of roll Wednesday against the Edmonton Oilers to record...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the Arizona Coyotes be sold again?

AP Image A year ago the Arizona Coyotes, then known as the Phoenix Coyotes, were bought buy a group called IceArizona who were of mainly Canadian businessmen.  The sale ended speculation that the team would leave Arizona.  The team was then renamed the Arizona Coyotes or the start of the 2014-15 season A report has emerged in the New York Post that suggests the Coyotes are in advanced...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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