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Irate Hockey Fan Tases Mayor—for a Cause

Raises $10K for charity with stun gun after Arizona mayor ran her team off

(Newser) - An Arizona Coyotes fan got to take out her frustration on the mayor behind the decision to send the hockey team packing. reports that disgruntled fan Ronda Pearson used a stun gun on Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers yesterday as part of a charity pledge. Weiers volunteered to be stunned with... More »

Goalie Loses Game Due to Bizarre Puck-in-Pants Goal

Mike Smith skates to score on himself

(Newser) - Here's one of the weirdest hockey plays you'll ever see—one that ended a game, no less. Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith couldn't find the puck after it flew into the air in overtime. It landed in the back of his pants, and while he was searching... More »

With Coyotes' Future Murky, Gretzky Quits as Coach

'Great One' not so much behind the bench, leaves with losing record in Phoenix

(Newser) - With the team’s future murky, Wayne Gretzky quit today as coach of the Phoenix Coyotes, marking the end of a tenure for the “Great One” that was anything but. Since Gretzky, 48, came aboard in 2005, the Coyotes are 143-161-24. He’s a part-owner of the financially troubled... More »

Why This Won't Stink This Year

10 reasons for fans outside of Canada to focus on hockey

(Newser) - That time is upon us again: the season in which we ignore most of what's going on in the NHL. But this year it might behoove sports fans to pay attention, writes Maxim. Here's why:
  • Detroit needs some good news, right? The champs got even stronger.
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Ducks Rally for Win Over Coyotes

Third period fruitful for Anaheim

(Newser) - Chris Kunitz and Bobby Ryan scored 43 seconds apart in the third period against former teammate Ilya Bryzgalov, while Ryan Getzlaf had the deciding goal in the shootout to lead the Anaheim Ducks to a 3-2 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes Sunday. The Ducks, fourth in the Western Conference, will... More »

Carcillo's Hat Trick Lifts Coyotes

Beat the Dallas Stars 4-2, snap three-game losing streak

(Newser) - Rookie Daniel Carcillo had three goals for his first career hat trick, rookie Martin Hanzal notched the tie breaking goal in the second period, and the Phoenix Coyotes beat the Dallas Stars 4-2 on Friday night to snap a three-game losing streak. Carcillo put the game away with an empty-netter... More »

Stars Beat Coyotes at Home, Clinch at Least 5th Place

Dallas scores three 2nd-period goals in win

(Newser) - Brenden Morrow scored and added an assist to lead the Dallas Stars past Phoenix 4-2 last night in the Coyotes' home finale. Matt Niskanen, Stephane Robidas, and Mike Modano also scored for the Stars, who won for just the third time in 12 games (3-7-2) and secured no worse than... More »

With Defeat of Dallas, Sharks Grab Advantage

Coyotes play like the NHL's worst team in 4-0 loss to Kings

(Newser) - San Jose is guaranteed home ice in the first round of the playoffs after a 3-2 overtime victory against Dallas. The Sharks fell behind before Joe Thornton tied it up in the second. He then slipped the winning goal in during a 5-on-3 power play in the extra period, reports... More »

Flames Climb Out of Hole to Shock Canucks

Red Wings batter Blues, Coyotes Stop Streaking Sharks in OT

(Newser) - The Calgary Flames turned a 2-0 disadvantage into a 3-2 victory last night, capitalizing on two third-period power plays 41 seconds apart to shake Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo. The win sends the Flames to the top of the Northwest Division, and seeds them third for the Western Conference playoffs, the... More »

Striving for Playoff Berth, Leafs Edge Sens

Panthers send Bolts to the NHL cellar, Ducks outfox Coyotes

(Newser) - Struggling to reach the playoffs, the Maple Leafs were determined to wrest two points from the Senators, and battled accordingly. The 5-4 Toronto victory was decided early in the third period with two quick goals, and secured when the Leafs killed a power play with 87 seconds remaining, reports the... More »

Flames Stay Ahead of Avalanche

Canucks win third straight, O'Sullivan lifts Kings in shootout

(Newser) - The Calgary Flames moved two points ahead of the Colorado Avalanche for sixth place in the West with a 2-1 win last night , reports the Associated Press. Daymond Langkow and Craig Conroy both scored power-play goals in the first period as the Flames moved within a point of Minnesota for... More »

Slumping Kings the Latest Chum for Sharks on Road Streak

Coyotes turn tail in tough 8-4 loss to Oilers

(Newser) - The Sharks didn't have much trouble against the NHL's worst team yesterday, cruising to a 2-1 victory over the Kings with backup goalie Brian Boucher in the net. San Jose stretched its road win streak to a league-best nine games, and has only lost one of its last 13, reports... More »

Sedins Team Up on Coyotes

Canucks net 3-1 win on twins' collaboration

(Newser) - Vancouver avenged last week's 2-0 loss to Phoenix by scraping together a 3-1 win out of second-chance shots, the Vancouver Sun reports. Daniel Sedin twice got the puck near enough to the Coyotes net for his twin Henrik to slip it past Ilya Bryzgalov, and Taylor Pyatt scored off a... More »

Canadiens Blank Sinking Islanders

Oilers gain ground on Coyotes; Ducks cruise to win over Blues

(Newser) - The Islanders' 28th-ranked offense had no chance against Canadiens goalie Jaroslav Halak, coming up empty in a tough 3-0 loss. The fifth straight defeat leaves the depleted New York squad well out of playoff reach, while the win boosts Montreal to the top of the Northeast Division and to second... More »

Resurgent Leafs Stun Philly in Must-Win Game

Edmonton also rallies for 4-3 OT win; Coyotes chew Ducks in SO

(Newser) - Nine points behind eighth-place Philadelphia, Toronto rallied from a 3-0 disadvantage to win 4-3 in overtime reports the Globe and Mail. Pavel Kubina's fortuitous last-minute game-winner began life as a pass but caromed off a stick in front of net. The scrappy Leafs outshot the Flyers, 55-25. Also in pro... More »

Fisher Gets Ottawa Back on Winning Track

Parise, Brodeur lift Devils, Panthers win fourth straight

(Newser) - The Ottawa Senators snapped a three-game winless streak and handed the Phoenix Coyotes a third straight home loss in a 4-2 win last night, reports the Associated Press. Dany Heatley had two goals for the Senators, who were without ailing leading-scorer Daniel Alfredsson for a third straight game. In other... More »

Third-Period Rally Lifts Canadiens

Canucks jump on Predators early, Avalanche blank Ducks

(Newser) - The Phoenix Coyotes looked on their way to their first win over the Montreal Canadiens since 1998 last night when everything fell apart, reports the Associated Press. The Canadiens scored three third-period goals and Carey Price had 37 saves in a 4-2 win. Phoenix led 2-1 when Saku Koivu, Andrei... More »

Efficient Coyotes Trip Up Stunned Stars

Blackhawks' rookie goalie blanks Ducks, Sharks get Sens in OT

(Newser) - Despite getting off only 16 shots, the Coyotes managed to slip past the Dallas Stars, who had more to lose but weren't playing as hungry as Phoenix. Dallas' second straight loss after a stellar streak was largely due to Ilya Bryzgalov's 20 saves for the Coyotes, the Dallas Morning News... More »

Sharks' Backup Goalie Shuts Out Blues

Ice-cold Coyotes can't find shooting spark against Flames

(Newser) - Brian Boucher had a perfect start to his Sharks career, recording 24 saves en route to blanking the Blues. The veteran backup goalie got support from his teammates, who made 34 shots on goal in the 2-0 decision, reports the San Jose Mercury News. "What I liked was how... More »

Stars Cash in on Trade to Beat Blackhawks

Coyotes finish sweep of Blues, Islanders crush Thrashers' comeback

(Newser) - Niklas Hagman's hat trick for Dallas was eclipsed by new acquisition Brad Richards' five assists against a Chicago team that had also tried to nab him. After the Stars' 7-4 win, Richards can be glad the trade sent him where it did. "I'm just so happy to be a... More »

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