August 18, 2005 |
Goalie Curtis Joseph signed a one-year contract with the Phoenix Coyotes, the team announced yesterday. The 38-year-old Joseph, who ranks ninth all-time in wins, played 31 games with the Detroit Red Wings in 2003-04. He had a .909 save percentage and a 2.39 goals-against average. The 15-year veteran has 396 wins while playing for St. Louis, Edmonton, Toronto and Detroit. Oilers to retire Coffey's No. 7. Edmonton will retire the No. 7 uniform of Hall of Fame defenseman Paul Coffey.
April 14, 2012
Martin Brodeur stopped 24 shots for his 100th postseason win, and a three-goal first period was enough to help the visiting New Jersey Devils spoil the Florida Panthers' long-awaited return to the Stanley Cup playoffs in a 3-2 victory Friday night. Brodeur also picked up an assist for his 10th postseason point, and became the second goalie in NHL history to reach triple figures in playoff wins. Only Patrick Roy has more, with 151. Coyotes howl The everyone-chips-in approach helped the Phoenix Coyotes win their first division crown and, fittingly, led to a victory in the first game of the playoffs as well.
April 7, 2012
Mike Smith made 31 saves in another stingy start, helping the visiting Phoenix Coyotes take the Pacific Division lead with a 4-1 victory over the suddenly beatable St. Louis Blues on Friday night. Patrik Berglund's rebound goal in the first period ended Smith's shutout streak at 234 minutes, 25 seconds and tied it at 1, but Smith was perfect the rest of the way. The Coyotes, who have won the last four by a combined 14-1, can win the first division title in franchise history with a victory in the regular-season finale Saturday night at Minnesota.
April 12, 2012
Commissioner Gary Bettman said the NHL has continued talking with prospective buyers for the league-owned Phoenix Coyotes, with no time line for selling the team. "We're dealing with it, and we're continuing to pursue a solution and reach a point where we conclude we can't reach a solution, we'll deal with it," Bettman said Wednesday. "But we do hope we can reach a solution. " The commissioner said in January that three groups showed serious interest in the Coyotes. He said the NHL continued talking to prospective buyers in various stages of "seeing if they can get it done and at the same time reach an agreement with the city" of Glendale, Ariz.
February 2, 2013
Henrik Zetterberg scored three goals, and his second assist of the game set up Pavel Datsyuk's tie-breaking goal in the third period to help the Detroit Red Wings beat St. Louis, 5-3, on Friday night in Detroit. Detroit's Jimmy Howard made 23 saves for his 114th victory, tying Dominik Hasek for seventh place on the team's career list. Elsewhere: Dan Ellis made 33 saves for his first shutout in more than two years and Eric Staal scored to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 1-0 victory over the visiting Ottawa Senators.
April 23, 2013
Antti Miettinen scored with 7 minutes, 36 seconds left to keep the surging Winnipeg Jets in the playoff race with a 2-1 win over the host Buffalo Sabres on Monday night. Winnipeg moved within a point of the idle New York Rangers, who hold the Eastern Conference's eighth and final playoff spot in the final week of the season. The Jets also crept to within a point of Southeast Division-leading Washington. That sets up a critical showdown on Tuesday, when Winnipeg travels to play the Capitals.
May 14, 2012
Dwight King scored his second goal of the game into an empty net and the Los Angeles Kings opened the Western Conference finals with a 4-2 victory over the host Phoenix Coyotes on Sunday night to remain unbeaten on the road in the playoffs. The Kings dominated early despite a week off and outshot Phoenix, 48-27. Anze Kopitar scored four minutes in, Dustin Brown had a goal and an assist, and King had his first career two-goal game to give the Kings their sixth straight road victory of the playoffs.
October 24, 2011 |
MARTIN HANZAL scored his first two goals of the season, Boyd Gordon and Lauri Korpikoski added goals less than 2 minutes apart in the second period, and the visiting Phoenix Coyotes beat the Anaheim Ducks last night, 5-4. Korpikoski and defenseman Keith Yandle both had a goal and an assist, Taylor Pyatt had two assists, and goalie Mike Smith made 29 saves for Phoenix to improve his career record to 4-0-1 against Anaheim. Ryan Getzlaf scored his first two goals of the season for the Ducks, who have dropped two in a row at home after a four-game winning streak.
March 29, 2013 |
PASCAL DUPUIS scored twice and Evgeni Malkin had a goal in his return to the lineup, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-0 victory over the visiting Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night for their 14th straight win. Chris Kunitz had a goal and an assist and Sidney Crosby had two assists to push his league-best points total to 56 as the Penguins got within three victories of their own NHL record for consecutive wins. Malkin, back from an upper-body injury, got his first goal in 3 weeks.
March 6, 2012 |
ZYBNEK MICHALEK and Chris Kunitz scored 3 minutes apart in the first period, and Marc-Andre Fleury made 36 saves as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the visiting Phoenix Coyotes last night, 2-1, for their sixth straight victory. The Penguins extended the NHL's longest current winning streak by holding off a late charge from the suddenly slumping Coyotes. Ray Whitney scored his 21st goal of the season, but Phoenix dropped its third straight after going unbeaten in regulation in February to surge to the top of the Pacific Division.