Archive for the ‘Phoenix Coyotes’ Category

No Giant Cell Phones in Phoenix

OK. We’re going dim sum style today: Does anyone else feel the Alex Ovechkin-Evgeni Malkin is either entirely faked or will end with one of them getting shot in Las Vegas? Flyer Scott Hartnell gets awful stage fright in shootout/penalty shot situations. Unlike a breakaway, where you’re just reacting, with shootouts/penalty shots, you have the […]

Blackhawks See the Joy of the Blue Line Bomb

How about those Blackhawks? They’ve yet to lose at home this season, including last night’s big 6-2 win over the Avs. One of the reasons for Chicago’s success? Coach Joe Quenneville’s Detroit-style offense, that features a lot of shooting defensemen. The defense either scores or creates rebound opportunities for the forwards. As I see more […]

The Lines in the Ice

I know it’s early, but I’m always curious about what lines are going to look like when the season starts, so here’s a quick look around the league: In Phoenix, it looks like Olli Jokinen won’t be playing with Shane Doan, in an attempt to spread out size, and probably, to help protect rookie Kyle […]

You Can’t Avoid the Draft

No Avalanche of Trades Yet

The Spirit of Satan

Every Time That Flag Unfurls

Five Hossas in Space?

NHL Diversity

Stealing Goalies