10-6-2009 Wayne Gretzky praises Patrik Watson
Phoenix Coyotes head coach Wayne Gretzky has praised young left wing Patrik Watson in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

Patrik Watson has played 76 games with Seattle Thunderbirds this season, collecting 58+22=80 with 87 PIM.


7-6-2009 Daniel Winnik frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes center Daniel Winnik feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Daniel Winnik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 9th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old center has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 76 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 7+36=43 with 30 PIM.


2-6-2009 Maxime Ouellet frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Maxime Ouellet feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Maxime Ouellet was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 198 NHL games during his career, booking 10 career shutouts and allowing 648 goals. The 27 year old goaltender has played 60 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, allowing 196 goals on 1339 while booking 3 shutouts.


1-6-2009 European players signing window
European players must be signed to contract during the off-season, between June and August. No european is allowed to sign an NHL contract after the european leagues start in September.

27-5-2009 Matthew Spiller frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Matthew Spiller feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Matthew Spiller was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 59 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 67 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 82 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 2+10=12 with 42 PIM.


26-5-2009 Maxime Ouellet frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Maxime Ouellet feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Maxime Ouellet was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 198 NHL games during his career, booking 10 career shutouts and allowing 648 goals. The 27 year old goaltender has played 60 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, allowing 196 goals on 1339 while booking 3 shutouts.


25-5-2009 Mike Green frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Mike Green feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Green was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 268 NHL games during his career, notching 24 goals and adding 102 assists along with 147 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 8+33=41 with 46 PIM.


24-5-2009 Mike Green frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Mike Green feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Green was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 268 NHL games during his career, notching 24 goals and adding 102 assists along with 147 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 8+33=41 with 46 PIM.


20-5-2009 Mark Giordano frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Mark Giordano feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mark Giordano, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 210 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 40 assists along with 170 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 4+20=24 with 46 PIM.


19-5-2009 Zbynek Michalek frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Zbynek Michalek feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Zbynek Michalek, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 350 NHL games during his career, notching 38 goals and adding 118 assists along with 327 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 13+36=49 with 64 PIM.


19-5-2009 Lance Monych frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes right wing Lance Monych feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Lance Monych was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 4th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old right wing has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 82 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 26+15=41 with 36 PIM.


19-5-2009 Ryan Garlock frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes center Ryan Garlock feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Ryan Garlock was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 65 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 12+10=22 with 28 PIM.


18-5-2009 Mark Giordano frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Mark Giordano feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mark Giordano, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 210 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 40 assists along with 170 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 4+20=24 with 46 PIM.


18-5-2009 Maxime Ouellet frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Maxime Ouellet feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Maxime Ouellet was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 198 NHL games during his career, booking 10 career shutouts and allowing 648 goals. The 27 year old goaltender has played 60 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, allowing 196 goals on 1339 while booking 3 shutouts.


18-5-2009 Joe Callahan frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Joe Callahan feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Joe Callahan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 75 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 3+9=12 with 40 PIM.


17-5-2009 Matthew Spiller frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Matthew Spiller feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Matthew Spiller was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 59 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 67 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 82 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 2+10=12 with 42 PIM.


16-5-2009 Enver Lisin frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes left wing Enver Lisin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Enver Lisin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 164 NHL games during his career, notching 23 goals and adding 41 assists along with 162 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 82 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 7+7=14 with 86 PIM.


9-5-2009 Mathias Tjarnqvist frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes right wing Mathias Tjarnqvist feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Mathias Tjarnqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 51 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 5 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 82 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 18+14=32 with 10 PIM.


6-5-2009 Daniel Winnik resumes full training.
San Antonio Rampage center Daniel Winnik has resumed full training after his injury.

4-5-2009 Josh Gratton frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes left wing Josh Gratton feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Josh Gratton, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 151 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 20 assists along with 251 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 53 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 5+7=12 with 75 PIM.


3-5-2009 Mathias Tjarnqvist frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes right wing Mathias Tjarnqvist feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Mathias Tjarnqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 51 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 5 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 82 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 18+14=32 with 10 PIM.


3-5-2009 Mike Green frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Mike Green feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Green was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 268 NHL games during his career, notching 24 goals and adding 102 assists along with 147 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 8+33=41 with 46 PIM.


1-5-2009 Daniel Winnik resumes light training.
San Antonio Rampage center Daniel Winnik has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

30-4-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Zbynek Michalek is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week.

Who's cold

Steven Reinprecht has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Dave Scatchard has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Chris Simon has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Keith Ballard has played 19 games without a goal. Enver Lisin has lost his sights and is now 19 games without a goal. Maxime Ouellet hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Blake Wheeler is sliding on a 29 game streak without registering a single point. Josh Gratton has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Mikael Tellqvist has been chilly and allowed 4 goals in 1 games. Mike Green has played 31 games without a goal. Patric Hornqvist has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



28-4-2009 David LeNeveu frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes goaltender David LeNeveu feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, David LeNeveu was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 15 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 44 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 82 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 0 PIM.


26-4-2009 Team captain meets with Steven Reinprecht
Following the team's recent 4-3 loss at San Jose Sharks on 25-4-2009, Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan and Steven Reinprecht did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Shane Doan

26-4-2009 Mark Giordano frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Mark Giordano feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mark Giordano, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 210 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 40 assists along with 170 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 4+20=24 with 46 PIM.


25-4-2009 Keith Ballard frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Keith Ballard feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Keith Ballard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 328 NHL games during his career, notching 36 goals and adding 118 assists along with 268 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 12+31=43 with 45 PIM.


25-4-2009 Playoff news
San Jose Sharks have won their series against the Phoenix Coyotes. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

24-4-2009 Ryan Garlock uncertain about future
Ryan Garlock wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

25-4-2009 NHL nominates players for NHL Awards
The NHL has released the annual list of award nominees. For each category in which the winner is voted, there are three nominees. The annual NHL Awards Ceremony is held right after the Stanley Cup Finals.

Here are the candidates for season 2008-09:

Jack Adams Award
1. , Nottingham Panthers (ANA)
2. , Nottingham Panthers (ANA)
3. , Nottingham Panthers (ANA)
Annual award given to the NHL coach adjudged to have contributed the most to his team's success

Calder Memorial Trophy
1. Devin Setoguchi, San Jose Sharks
2. Francois Bouchard, Washington Capitals
3. Peter Mueller, Phoenix Coyotes
Annual award given to the player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition in the National Hockey League

Hart Memorial Trophy
1. Corey Perry, Anaheim Mighty Ducks
2. Mike Fisher, Phoenix Coyotes
3. Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins
Annual award given to the player judged to be the most valuable to his team

Lady Byng Memorial Trophy
1. Mikko Koivu, Minnesota Wild
2. Ilya Kovalchuk, Atlanta Thrashers
3. Pavol Demitra, Chicago Blackhawks
Annual award given to the player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability

James Norris Memorial Trophy
1. Christian Ehrhoff, San Jose Sharks
2. Nicklas Lidstrom, Pittsburgh Penguins
3. Scott Niedermayer, Anaheim Mighty Ducks
Annual award given to the defense player who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-round ability in the position

Frank J. Selke Trophy
1. Mikko Koivu, Minnesota Wild
2. Ryan Getzlaf, Anaheim Mighty Ducks
3. Milan Lucic, Boston Bruins
Annual award given to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game



23-4-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Mike Fisher is looking good with 6 points in 4 games last week. Shane Doan is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Zbynek Michalek is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Thomas Vanek is looking good with 6 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Steven Reinprecht has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Dave Scatchard has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Daniel Alfredsson has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Pavel Kubina is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Chris Simon has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Owen Nolan is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Keith Ballard has played 18 games without a goal. Enver Lisin has lost his sights and is now 18 games without a goal. Maxime Ouellet hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Blake Wheeler is sliding on a 28 game streak without registering a single point. Josh Gratton has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Martin Hanzal has lost his sights and is now 33 games without a goal. Mike Green has played 30 games without a goal. Patric Hornqvist has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



22-4-2009 Enver Lisin uncertain about future
Enver Lisin wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

22-4-2009 Mathias Tjarnqvist frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes right wing Mathias Tjarnqvist feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Mathias Tjarnqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 51 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 5 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 82 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 18+14=32 with 10 PIM.


21-4-2009 Zbynek Michalek frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Zbynek Michalek feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Zbynek Michalek, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 350 NHL games during his career, notching 38 goals and adding 118 assists along with 327 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 13+36=49 with 64 PIM.


19-4-2009 Josh Gratton frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes left wing Josh Gratton feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Josh Gratton, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 151 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 20 assists along with 251 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 53 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 5+7=12 with 75 PIM.


18-4-2009 Phoenix Coyotes players selected to World Championships
World Championships in icehockey are about to start. The following players from Phoenix Coyotes have been selected to represent their countries:

-Eduard Lewandowski (GER)
-Loic Burkhalter (SUI)
-Christoph Gawlik (GER)


17-4-2009 David LeNeveu frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes goaltender David LeNeveu feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, David LeNeveu was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 15 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 44 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 82 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 0 PIM.


16-4-2009 Daniel Winnik frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes center Daniel Winnik feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Daniel Winnik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 9th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old center has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 76 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 7+36=43 with 30 PIM.


16-4-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Mike Fisher is looking red hot with a 9 game point streak. Shane Doan is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak. Peter Mueller is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak.

Who's cold

Pavel Kubina is sliding on a 21 game streak without registering a single point. Chris Simon has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Owen Nolan is sliding on a 21 game streak without registering a single point. Keith Ballard has played 14 games without a goal. Enver Lisin has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Maxime Ouellet hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Blake Wheeler is sliding on a 24 game streak without registering a single point. Josh Gratton has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Martin Hanzal has lost his sights and is now 29 games without a goal. Mike Green has played 26 games without a goal. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



15-4-2009 Maxime Ouellet frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Maxime Ouellet feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Maxime Ouellet was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 198 NHL games during his career, booking 10 career shutouts and allowing 648 goals. The 27 year old goaltender has played 60 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, allowing 196 goals on 1339 while booking 3 shutouts.


16-4-2009 Playoff series preview
San Jose Sharks will start at home against the Phoenix Coyotes in the first round clash. On paper, the San Jose Sharks seem to have an advantage over the Phoenix Coyotes and should have little trouble winning the series.

San Jose Sharks injuries: Brad Malone remains sidelined with head injury.

Phoenix Coyotes injuries:

Prediction: San Jose Sharks wins the series 4-1.



14-4-2009 Mathias Tjarnqvist frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes right wing Mathias Tjarnqvist feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Mathias Tjarnqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 51 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 5 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 81 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 18+13=31 with 10 PIM.


12-4-2009 Enver Lisin speaks up.
Enver Lisin is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

12-4-2009 Zbynek Michalek reaches career high !
Zbynek Michalek marked a new career high in goals with 13 tallies after scoring in tonights game against San Jose Sharks on a feed by Mike Green. Hopefully one day this puck will end up in the Hall of Fame, he declared after viewing the replay of the goal.

A native of Slovakia, Zbynek Michalek, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 348 NHL games during his career, notching 38 goals and adding 118 assists along with 327 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 80 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 13+36=49 with 64 PIM.


12-4-2009 Keith Ballard reaches career high !
Keith Ballard marked a new career high in points with 43 after assisting in tonights game against San Jose Sharks on a goal by Mike Fisher. My parents came to see this game so I just had to deliver, the happy player commented..

A native of USA, Keith Ballard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 326 NHL games during his career, notching 36 goals and adding 118 assists along with 268 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 80 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 12+31=43 with 45 PIM.


11-4-2009 Lance Monych frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes right wing Lance Monych feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Lance Monych was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 4th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old right wing has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 80 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 25+15=40 with 36 PIM.


11-4-2009 Patric Hornqvist speaks up.
Patric Hornqvist is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

9-4-2009 Enver Lisin speaks up.
Enver Lisin is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

9-4-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Mike Fisher is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak. Daniel Alfredsson is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Shane Doan is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 4 game goalstreak. Mark Giordano is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Thomas Vanek is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Mike Green is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Peter Mueller is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Pavel Kubina is sliding on a 19 game streak without registering a single point. Chris Simon has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Owen Nolan is sliding on a 19 game streak without registering a single point. Keith Ballard has played 12 games without a goal. Enver Lisin has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Maxime Ouellet hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Blake Wheeler is sliding on a 22 game streak without registering a single point. Josh Gratton has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Martin Hanzal has lost his sights and is now 27 games without a goal. Patric Hornqvist is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



8-4-2009 Team captain meets with Pavel Kubina
Following the team's recent 4-7 loss against Montreal Canadiens on 7-4-2009, Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan and Pavel Kubina did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Shane Doan

6-4-2009 Team captain meets with Mike Green
Team captain Shane Doan called a short meeting with Mike Green after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Mike Green as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

5-4-2009 Mark Giordano frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Mark Giordano feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mark Giordano, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 207 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 40 assists along with 168 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 79 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 3+20=23 with 44 PIM.


5-4-2009 Josh Gratton speaks up.
Josh Gratton is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

4-4-2009 Enver Lisin speaks up.
Enver Lisin is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

4-4-2009 Patric Hornqvist speaks up.
Patric Hornqvist is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

2-4-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Steven Reinprecht is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Mike Fisher is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Daniel Alfredsson is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Shane Doan is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Thomas Vanek is looking good with 8 points in 4 games last week. Peter Mueller is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Dave Scatchard has lost his sights and is now 16 games without a goal. Mark Giordano has played 35 games without a goal. Pavel Kubina is sliding on a 16 game streak without registering a single point. Chris Simon has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Owen Nolan is sliding on a 16 game streak without registering a single point. Enver Lisin has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Maxime Ouellet hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Blake Wheeler is sliding on a 19 game streak without registering a single point. Josh Gratton has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Mikael Tellqvist has been chilly and allowed 18 goals in 4 games. Martin Hanzal is sliding on a 24 game streak without registering a single point. Mike Green has played 21 games without a goal. Patric Hornqvist has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



2-4-2009 Cam Paddock resumes full training.
Springfield Falcons center Cam Paddock has resumed full training after his injury.

2-4-2009 Steven Reinprecht reaches career high !
Steven Reinprecht marked a new career high in points with 58 after assisting in tonights game against Montreal Canadiens on a goal by Thomas Vanek. Yes, it's nice to break records but that's not the idea of this game, he replied before ducking into the dressing room..

A native of Canada, Steven Reinprecht, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 589 NHL games during his career, notching 140 goals and adding 226 assists along with 312 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 76 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 19+39=58 with 42 PIM.


2-4-2009 Thomas Vanek reaches a milestone !
Thomas Vanek scored the 300th point of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a goal by Mike Fisher. I'm not out here to set records, but it's always nice to get the points, were his words after the game..

A native of Austria, Thomas Vanek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 324 NHL games during his career, notching 123 goals and adding 177 assists along with 325 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 76 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 40+59=99 with 96 PIM.


1-4-2009 Mikael Tellqvist frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Mikael Tellqvist feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Mikael Tellqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 3rd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 115 NHL games during his career, booking 2 career shutouts and allowing 354 goals. The 29 year old goaltender has played 23 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, allowing 82 goals on 459 while booking 0 shutouts.


31-3-2009 Zbynek Michalek reaches career high !
Zbynek Michalek marked a new career high in points with 47 after assisting in tonights game against Washington Capitals on a goal by Mike Fisher. I've seen my idols break records and now I am doing the same, were his words after the game..

A native of Slovakia, Zbynek Michalek, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 343 NHL games during his career, notching 36 goals and adding 118 assists along with 323 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 75 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 11+36=47 with 60 PIM.


31-3-2009 Daniel Winnik injured.
Daniel Winnik of Springfield Falcons suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Portland Pirates. He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month . Now I need to rest for the time being but a month or two of rest will do the job, he commented to the press.

30-3-2009 Ryan Garlock resumes full training.
Springfield Falcons center Ryan Garlock has resumed full training after his injury.

30-3-2009 Lassi Kokkala resumes full training.
Springfield Falcons center Lassi Kokkala has resumed full training after his injury.

28-3-2009 Mark Giordano frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Mark Giordano feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mark Giordano, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 203 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 39 assists along with 166 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 75 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 2+19=21 with 42 PIM.


28-3-2009 Keith Ballard frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Keith Ballard feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Keith Ballard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 321 NHL games during his career, notching 36 goals and adding 114 assists along with 261 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 75 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 12+27=39 with 38 PIM.


28-3-2009 Cam Paddock resumes light training.
Springfield Falcons center Cam Paddock has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

28-3-2009 Pat Jarrett agrees on a contract.
Pat Jarrett has signed a one year deal with the Springfield Falcons. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

28-3-2009 Mike Fisher reaches career high !
Mike Fisher marked a new career high in goals with 36 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Detroit Red Wings on a feed by Thomas Vanek. I can't quite remember the last time when I was this happy, the happy player said in a hockey magazine.

A native of Canada, Mike Fisher was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 556 NHL games during his career, notching 169 goals and adding 253 assists along with 532 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 76 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 36+69=105 with 86 PIM.


27-3-2009 Olivier Latendresse resumes full training.
Springfield Falcons left wing Olivier Latendresse has resumed full training after his injury.

27-3-2009 Thomas Vanek reaches career high !
Thomas Vanek marked a new career high in assists with 55 assists after assisting in tonights game against Los Angeles Kings on a goal by Daniel Alfredsson. We were playing our game tonight and I just happened to be in the right place at the right time, he said after the game.

A native of Austria, Thomas Vanek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 321 NHL games during his career, notching 120 goals and adding 173 assists along with 321 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 73 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 37+55=92 with 92 PIM.


27-3-2009 Ryan Garlock injured.
Ryan Garlock of Springfield Falcons suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Manchester Monarchs. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . I just hope I can get back on the ice quickly and do what I can for the team, he quoted before being taken to the hospital for tests.

26-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daniel Alfredsson is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Peter Mueller is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Steven Reinprecht is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Dave Scatchard has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Mark Giordano has played 31 games without a goal. Owen Nolan is down on his game pulling a 12 game streak without registering a single point. Enver Lisin has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Blake Wheeler is sliding on a 15 game streak without registering a single point. Josh Gratton has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Mikael Tellqvist has been chilly and allowed 14 goals in 3 games. Martin Hanzal is sliding on a 20 game streak without registering a single point. Mike Green has played 17 games without a goal. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



25-3-2009 Matt Jones frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Matt Jones feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Matt Jones was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 16 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 2 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 73 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 4+8=12 with 24 PIM.


25-3-2009 Lassi Kokkala resumes light training.
Springfield Falcons center Lassi Kokkala has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

25-3-2009 Cam Paddock injured.
Cam Paddock of Springfield Falcons suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . I'm just looking forward to getting back on the ice and helping this team win, he said as medics fastened him onto the stretcher.

24-3-2009 Josh Gratton speaks up.
Josh Gratton is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

23-3-2009 Maxime Ouellet frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Maxime Ouellet feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Maxime Ouellet was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 198 NHL games during his career, booking 10 career shutouts and allowing 648 goals. The 27 year old goaltender has played 60 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, allowing 196 goals on 1339 while booking 3 shutouts.


23-3-2009 Joe Callahan resumes full training.
Springfield Falcons defenseman Joe Callahan has resumed full training after his injury.

23-3-2009 Olivier Latendresse injured.
Olivier Latendresse of Springfield Falcons suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Norfolk Admirals. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Hockey is a physical game, it's not like we're playing chess out there, he commented from the trainers bench.

22-3-2009 Chris Simon resumes full training.
Phoenix Coyotes right wing Chris Simon has resumed full training after his wrist injury.

21-3-2009 Patric Hornqvist speaks up.
Patric Hornqvist is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

21-3-2009 Chris Summers resumes full training.
Springfield Falcons defenseman Chris Summers has resumed full training after his injury.

21-3-2009 Zbynek Michalek reaches career high !
Zbynek Michalek marked a new career high in assists with 35 assists after assisting in tonights game against Anaheim Ducks on a goal by Daniel Alfredsson. I'm just happy to contribute, he read from a prepared speech.

A native of Slovakia, Zbynek Michalek, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 338 NHL games during his career, notching 35 goals and adding 117 assists along with 317 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 70 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 10+35=45 with 54 PIM.


21-3-2009 Mike Fisher reaches career high !
Mike Fisher marked a new career high in assists with 67 assists after assisting in tonights game against Anaheim Ducks on a goal by Zbynek Michalek. You gotta' hand it to their team today, they came to play and made us work for everything we got, was all he could say after the game.

A native of Canada, Mike Fisher was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 552 NHL games during his career, notching 168 goals and adding 251 assists along with 532 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 72 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 35+67=102 with 86 PIM.


21-3-2009 Mike Fisher reaches career high !
Mike Fisher marked a new career high in points with 102 after assisting in tonights game against Anaheim Ducks on a goal by Zbynek Michalek. When you come to play, good things happen, he replied before ducking into the dressing room..

A native of Canada, Mike Fisher was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 552 NHL games during his career, notching 168 goals and adding 251 assists along with 532 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 72 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 35+67=102 with 86 PIM.


20-3-2009 Mark Giordano frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Mark Giordano feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mark Giordano, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 198 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 38 assists along with 160 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 70 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 2+18=20 with 36 PIM.


20-3-2009 Team captain clashes with Owen Nolan
Team captain Shane Doan finally broke the silence in the locker room today when he pointed out the poor play of Owen Nolan. In this team, you have to do your part. It's not like your playing out there just for yourself, said the team captain.

20-3-2009 Patric Hornqvist speaks up.
Patric Hornqvist is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 5 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

19-3-2009 Maxime Ouellet frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Maxime Ouellet feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Maxime Ouellet was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 197 NHL games during his career, booking 10 career shutouts and allowing 648 goals. The 27 year old goaltender has played 59 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, allowing 196 goals on 1320 while booking 3 shutouts.


19-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Mike Fisher is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Shane Doan is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Peter Mueller is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Dave Scatchard has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Mark Giordano has played 28 games without a goal. Owen Nolan has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Blake Wheeler is down on his game pulling a 12 game streak without registering a single point. Josh Gratton has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Mikael Tellqvist has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games. Martin Hanzal is sliding on a 17 game streak without registering a single point. Mike Green has played 14 games without a goal. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

Chris Simon remains sidelined with wrist injury.



19-3-2009 Shane Doan reaches career high !
Shane Doan marked a new career high in assists with 43 assists after assisting in tonights game against Edmonton Oilers on a goal by Mike Fisher. Making beautiful plays is fun on the ice I think, he said while posing for photo's.

A native of Canada, Shane Doan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 963 NHL games during his career, notching 282 goals and adding 359 assists along with 1284 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 69 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 41+43=84 with 120 PIM.


19-3-2009 Steven Reinprecht reaches career high !
Steven Reinprecht marked a new career high in assists with 34 assists after assisting in tonights game against Edmonton Oilers on a goal by Patric Hornqvist. I've been fortunate enough to play with many great players and I could not have done it without them, he replied after giving his game stick to a representative of a local charity organization.

A native of Canada, Steven Reinprecht, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 582 NHL games during his career, notching 138 goals and adding 221 assists along with 308 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 69 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 17+34=51 with 38 PIM.


19-3-2009 Chris Summers injured.
Chris Summers of San Antonio Rampage suffered groin injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hamilton Bulldogs. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This is a rough game and injuries happen, lucky for me that this one is not serious, he said when he was taken off the ice.

18-3-2009 Joe Callahan resumes light training.
San Antonio Rampage defenseman Joe Callahan has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

17-3-2009 Chris Simon resumes light training.
Phoenix Coyotes right wing Chris Simon has resumed light training after his wrist injury and is listed day to day.

16-3-2009 Thomas Vanek frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes left wing Thomas Vanek feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Austria, Thomas Vanek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 317 NHL games during his career, notching 118 goals and adding 170 assists along with 315 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 69 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 35+52=87 with 86 PIM.


13-3-2009 Enver Lisin speaks up.
Enver Lisin is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 6 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

12-3-2009 Matt Jones frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Matt Jones feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Matt Jones was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 16 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 2 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 68 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 4+6=10 with 24 PIM.


12-3-2009 Josh Gratton frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes left wing Josh Gratton feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Josh Gratton, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 151 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 20 assists along with 251 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 53 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 5+7=12 with 75 PIM.


12-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Steven Reinprecht is looking steady with 4 points in 5 games last week. Mike Fisher is looking steady with 5 points in 5 games last week. Shane Doan is looking good with 6 points in 5 games last week. Thomas Vanek is looking steady with 4 points in 5 games last week. Mike Green is looking steady with 4 points in 5 games last week. Peter Mueller is looking steady with 4 points in 5 games last week.

Who's cold

Dave Scatchard has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Mark Giordano has played 26 games without a goal. Owen Nolan has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Blake Wheeler is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Josh Gratton has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Mikael Tellqvist has been chilly and allowed 22 goals in 5 games. Martin Hanzal is sliding on a 15 game streak without registering a single point. Patric Hornqvist is sliding on a 18 game streak without registering a single point. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

Chris Simon remains sidelined with wrist injury.



11-3-2009 Shane Doan reaches career high !
Shane Doan marked a new career high in points with 79 after scoring in tonights game against Pittsburgh Penguins on a feed by Scott Hannan. That's one for the books, he replied before ducking into the dressing room.

A native of Canada, Shane Doan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 960 NHL games during his career, notching 281 goals and adding 355 assists along with 1278 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 66 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 40+39=79 with 114 PIM.


10-3-2009 Keith Ballard frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Keith Ballard feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Keith Ballard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 312 NHL games during his career, notching 35 goals and adding 112 assists along with 253 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 66 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 11+25=36 with 30 PIM.


10-3-2009 Josh Gratton speaks up.
Josh Gratton is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

9-3-2009 Team captain meets with Enver Lisin
Following the team's recent 5-1 loss at Anaheim Ducks on 8-3-2009, Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan and Enver Lisin were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Shane Doan

8-3-2009 Team captain meets with Steven Reinprecht
Team captain Shane Doan called a short meeting with Steven Reinprecht after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Steven Reinprecht as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

8-3-2009 Brendan Bell frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Brendan Bell feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brendan Bell was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 1 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 60 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 5+14=19 with 30 PIM.


8-3-2009 Joe Callahan injured.
Joe Callahan of San Antonio Rampage suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Portland Pirates. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . I hit a bad patch of ice, and it's not the first time that's happened here. The league should do something about this Arena, he murmured as he grimaced in pain.

7-3-2009 Mike Green frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Mike Green feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Green was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 250 NHL games during his career, notching 24 goals and adding 90 assists along with 135 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 64 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 8+21=29 with 34 PIM.


7-3-2009 Thomas Vanek reaches career high !
Thomas Vanek marked a new career high in goals with 33 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Vancouver Canucks on a feed by Shane Doan. It's not so big but I'm still very happy about it, he said after the game in the dressing room.

A native of Austria, Thomas Vanek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 311 NHL games during his career, notching 116 goals and adding 169 assists along with 315 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 63 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 33+51=84 with 86 PIM.


5-3-2009 Joe Callahan frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Joe Callahan feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Joe Callahan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 63 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 3+5=8 with 40 PIM.


5-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Peter Mueller is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Mark Giordano has played 21 games without a goal. Enver Lisin is down on his game pulling a 13 game streak without registering a single point. Maxime Ouellet hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Blake Wheeler has lost his sights and is now 23 games without a goal. Josh Gratton has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Martin Hanzal is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Patric Hornqvist is down on his game pulling a 13 game streak without registering a single point. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

Chris Simon remains sidelined with wrist injury.



4-3-2009 Enver Lisin speaks up.
Enver Lisin is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

4-3-2009 Patric Hornqvist speaks up.
Patric Hornqvist is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

3-3-2009 Josh Gratton speaks up.
Josh Gratton is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

1-3-2009 Keith Ballard frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Keith Ballard feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Keith Ballard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 308 NHL games during his career, notching 35 goals and adding 112 assists along with 247 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 62 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 11+25=36 with 24 PIM.


1-3-2009 Brendan Bell resumes full training.
San Antonio Rampage defenseman Brendan Bell has resumed full training after his injury.

27-2-2009 Josh Gratton frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes left wing Josh Gratton feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Josh Gratton, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 151 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 20 assists along with 251 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 53 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 5+7=12 with 75 PIM.


26-2-2009 Brendan Bell frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Brendan Bell feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brendan Bell was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 1 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 60 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 5+14=19 with 30 PIM.


26-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Mike Fisher is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Thomas Vanek is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Peter Mueller is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Steven Reinprecht is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Mark Giordano has played 20 games without a goal. Enver Lisin is down on his game pulling a 12 game streak without registering a single point. Blake Wheeler has lost his sights and is now 22 games without a goal. Josh Gratton has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Mikael Tellqvist has been chilly and allowed 10 goals in 2 games. Martin Hanzal has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Patric Hornqvist is down on his game pulling a 12 game streak without registering a single point. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

Chris Simon remains sidelined with wrist injury.



25-2-2009 Daniel Winnik resumes full training.
San Antonio Rampage center Daniel Winnik has resumed full training after his injury.

24-2-2009 Matt Jones frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Matt Jones feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Matt Jones was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 16 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 2 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 62 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 4+6=10 with 24 PIM.


24-2-2009 Team captain meets with Patric Hornqvist
Following the team's recent 4-5 OT loss against Atlanta Thrashers on 24-2-2009, Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan and Patric Hornqvist did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Shane Doan

24-2-2009 Brendan Bell resumes light training.
San Antonio Rampage defenseman Brendan Bell has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

24-2-2009 Shane Doan reaches career high !
Shane Doan marked a new career high in goals with 37 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Atlanta Thrashers on a feed by Mike Fisher. I just feel so happy now, this comes at a good time for me, he said after the game.

A native of Canada, Shane Doan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 955 NHL games during his career, notching 278 goals and adding 353 assists along with 1266 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 61 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 37+37=74 with 102 PIM.


24-2-2009 Thomas Vanek reaches career high !
Thomas Vanek marked a new career high in points with 81 after assisting in tonights game against Atlanta Thrashers on a goal by Shane Doan. I don't know why exactly, but the ice just seems to be more wide open for me this year, was the comment released to the press after the game..

A native of Austria, Thomas Vanek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 309 NHL games during his career, notching 114 goals and adding 168 assists along with 313 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 61 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 31+50=81 with 84 PIM.


24-2-2009 Daniel Winnik injured.
Daniel Winnik of San Antonio Rampage suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Chicago Wolves. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Nothing serious, but I do remember who hit me and caused the injury, he said after the game.

23-2-2009 Shane Doan resumes full training.
Phoenix Coyotes right wing Shane Doan has resumed full training after his ankle injury.

22-2-2009 Team captain meets with Owen Nolan
Following the team's recent 3-5 loss against Toronto Maple Leafs on 21-2-2009, Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan and Owen Nolan did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Shane Doan

21-2-2009 Daniel Winnik frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes center Daniel Winnik feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Daniel Winnik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 9th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 61 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 7+27=34 with 30 PIM.


21-2-2009 Brendan Bell frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Brendan Bell feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brendan Bell was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 1 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 60 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 5+14=19 with 30 PIM.


21-2-2009 Shane Doan injured.
Shane Doan (ARI) suffered ankle injury during the game in an incident with Vitaly Vishnevski (TOR). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. This will just build character, sitting out a few days I mean, he commented from the trainers bench.

20-2-2009 Lance Monych frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes right wing Lance Monych feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Lance Monych was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 4th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old right wing has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 60 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 17+10=27 with 26 PIM.


19-2-2009 Logan Stephenson uncertain about future
Logan Stephenson wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

19-2-2009 Matthew Spiller frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Matthew Spiller feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Matthew Spiller was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 59 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 67 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 60 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 2+8=10 with 22 PIM.


19-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Steven Reinprecht is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Mike Fisher is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Daniel Alfredsson is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Shane Doan is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Thomas Vanek is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Peter Mueller is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Dave Scatchard has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Mark Giordano has played 18 games without a goal. Owen Nolan is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Enver Lisin is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Blake Wheeler has lost his sights and is now 20 games without a goal. Josh Gratton has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Martin Hanzal has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Patric Hornqvist is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

Chris Simon remains sidelined with wrist injury.



19-2-2009 Brendan Bell injured.
Brendan Bell of San Antonio Rampage suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Portland Pirates. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . Our trainer has assured me this is not serious, but I won't be on my skates for a few weeks anyway, he said to the press.

18-2-2009 Daniel Carcillo resumes full training.
San Antonio Rampage left wing Daniel Carcillo has resumed full training after his injury.

17-2-2009 Daniel Carcillo injured.
Daniel Carcillo of San Antonio Rampage suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Manchester Monarch. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . It is just a minor bump, he said to the press.

16-2-2009 Keith Ballard frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Keith Ballard feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Keith Ballard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 304 NHL games during his career, notching 35 goals and adding 111 assists along with 243 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 58 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 11+24=35 with 20 PIM.


16-2-2009 David LeNeveu frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes goaltender David LeNeveu feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, David LeNeveu was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 15 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 44 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 58 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 0 PIM.


16-2-2009 Wayne Gretzky praises Dmitri Shitikov
Phoenix Coyotes head coach Wayne Gretzky has praised young right wing Dmitri Shitikov in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

Dmitri Shitikov has played 38 games with CSKA Moscow this season, collecting 27+12=39 with 10 PIM.


15-2-2009 Daniel Winnik frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes center Daniel Winnik feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Daniel Winnik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 9th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 58 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 6+25=31 with 30 PIM.


15-2-2009 Lassi Kokkala injured.
Lassi Kokkala of San Antonio Rampage suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Peoria Rivermen. He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month . Right now I'm at about 30%, but with 4-6 weeks off the Doctors say I'll be back in full form, he said after the game.

14-2-2009 Keith Ballard frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Keith Ballard feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Keith Ballard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 303 NHL games during his career, notching 35 goals and adding 111 assists along with 243 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 57 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 11+24=35 with 20 PIM.


14-2-2009 Team captain meets with Mikael Tellqvist
Following the team's recent 1-3 loss against Ottawa Senators on 10-2-2009, Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan and Mikael Tellqvist were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Shane Doan

12-2-2009 Olivier Latendresse uncertain about future
Olivier Latendresse wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

12-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Mark Giordano has played 15 games without a goal. Owen Nolan has lost his sights and is now 16 games without a goal. Enver Lisin has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Blake Wheeler has lost his sights and is now 17 games without a goal. Mikael Tellqvist hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Thomas Vanek has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Patric Hornqvist has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

Chris Simon remains sidelined with wrist injury.



8-2-2009 Thomas Vanek frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes left wing Thomas Vanek feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Austria, Thomas Vanek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 304 NHL games during his career, notching 114 goals and adding 163 assists along with 307 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 56 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 31+45=76 with 78 PIM.


5-2-2009 Josh Gratton frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes left wing Josh Gratton feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Josh Gratton, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 151 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 20 assists along with 251 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 53 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 5+7=12 with 75 PIM.


5-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Mike Fisher is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Shane Doan is looking good with 3 points in 1 games last week. Thomas Vanek is looking good with 3 points in 1 games last week. Mike Green is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week. Peter Mueller is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week.

Who's cold

Mark Giordano has played 14 games without a goal. Owen Nolan has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal. Enver Lisin has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Blake Wheeler has lost his sights and is now 16 games without a goal. Mikael Tellqvist hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Patric Hornqvist has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

Chris Simon remains sidelined with wrist injury.



4-2-2009 Maxime Ouellet frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Maxime Ouellet feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Maxime Ouellet was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 194 NHL games during his career, booking 9 career shutouts and allowing 645 goals. The 27 year old goaltender has played 56 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, allowing 193 goals on 1266 while booking 2 shutouts.


4-2-2009 Mikael Tellqvist frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Mikael Tellqvist feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Mikael Tellqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 3rd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 97 NHL games during his career, booking 2 career shutouts and allowing 282 goals. The 29 year old goaltender has played 5 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, allowing 10 goals on 46 while booking 0 shutouts.


4-2-2009 Josh Gratton returns
Josh Gratton has served his suspension and is available for the next game.

4-2-2009 Mike Fisher reaches a milestone !
Mike Fisher scored the 400th point of his career in tonight's game against the Los Angeles Kings on a feed by Thomas Vanek. The puck has been bouncing for me lately, he commented to the media.

A native of Canada, Mike Fisher was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 537 NHL games during his career, notching 159 goals and adding 241 assists along with 506 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 57 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 26+57=83 with 60 PIM.


1-2-2009 Daniel Winnik frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes center Daniel Winnik feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Daniel Winnik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 9th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 55 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 5+24=29 with 30 PIM.


31-1-2009 Zbynek Michalek frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Zbynek Michalek feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Zbynek Michalek, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 323 NHL games during his career, notching 33 goals and adding 112 assists along with 305 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 55 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 8+30=38 with 42 PIM.


30-1-2009 Mike Green frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Mike Green feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Green was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 241 NHL games during his career, notching 23 goals and adding 88 assists along with 129 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 55 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 7+19=26 with 28 PIM.


29-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Mike Fisher is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Daniel Alfredsson is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Thomas Vanek is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week.

Who's cold

Mark Giordano has played 13 games without a goal. Owen Nolan has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Enver Lisin has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Blake Wheeler has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal. Patric Hornqvist has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

Chris Simon remains sidelined with wrist injury.



28-1-2009 Daniel Winnik frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes center Daniel Winnik feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Daniel Winnik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 9th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 55 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 5+24=29 with 30 PIM.


28-1-2009 Maxime Ouellet frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Maxime Ouellet feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Maxime Ouellet was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 193 NHL games during his career, booking 9 career shutouts and allowing 643 goals. The 27 year old goaltender has played 55 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, allowing 191 goals on 1243 while booking 2 shutouts.


27-1-2009 Kevin Cormier uncertain about future
Kevin Cormier wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

26-1-2009 Joe Callahan frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Joe Callahan feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Joe Callahan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 55 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 2+5=7 with 30 PIM.


25-1-2009 Enver Lisin speaks up.
Enver Lisin is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

22-1-2009 Mark Giordano frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Mark Giordano feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mark Giordano, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 182 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 35 assists along with 156 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 54 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 2+15=17 with 32 PIM.


22-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Mike Fisher is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Daniel Alfredsson is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Shane Doan is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak. Thomas Vanek is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Mark Giordano has played 12 games without a goal. Owen Nolan has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Maxime Ouellet has been chilly and allowed 13 goals in 3 games. Blake Wheeler has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Patric Hornqvist has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

Chris Simon remains sidelined with wrist injury.



22-1-2009 Keith Ballard reaches career high !
Keith Ballard marked a new career high in goals with 11 tallies after scoring in tonights game against New York Islanders on a feed by Mike Green. We have a good team this year, I'm just happy I can help out, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter.

A native of USA, Keith Ballard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 299 NHL games during his career, notching 35 goals and adding 111 assists along with 243 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 53 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 11+24=35 with 20 PIM.


22-1-2009 Mark Giordano reaches career high !
Mark Giordano marked a new career high in assists with 14 assists after assisting in tonights game against New York Islanders on a goal by Steven Reinprecht. My kids attended this game so it is extra special for me, he said as he packed up his gear.

A native of Canada, Mark Giordano, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 181 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 34 assists along with 156 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 53 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 2+14=16 with 32 PIM.


21-1-2009 Mark Giordano frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Mark Giordano feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mark Giordano, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 181 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 33 assists along with 156 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 53 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 2+13=15 with 32 PIM.


20-1-2009 Lance Monych frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes right wing Lance Monych feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Lance Monych was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 4th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old right wing has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 53 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 17+8=25 with 16 PIM.


19-1-2009 Patric Hornqvist speaks up.
Patric Hornqvist is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

19-1-2009 Daniel Alfredsson reaches a milestone !
Daniel Alfredsson scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a goal by Steven Reinprecht. It is just part of my job, he said with a wink..

A native of Sweden, Daniel Alfredsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 6th round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 924 NHL games during his career, notching 358 goals and adding 542 assists along with 521 penalty minutes. The 36 year old right wing has played 54 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 23+29=52 with 64 PIM.


19-1-2009 League suspends Josh Gratton
The league board has suspended Phoenix Coyotes player Josh Gratton for 3 games for injuring Martin Skoula of Minnesota Wild.

18-1-2009 Phoenix Coyotes players named to All-Star Game
The following players from Phoenix Coyotes were named to this year's All-Star Game:
-Mike Fisher
-Shane Doan
-Thomas Vanek


17-1-2009 Team captain meets with Mikael Tellqvist
Following the team's recent 3-5 loss against Detroit Red Wings on 17-1-2009, Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan and Mikael Tellqvist did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Shane Doan

15-1-2009 Matt Jones frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Matt Jones feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Matt Jones was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 16 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 2 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 51 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 3+5=8 with 24 PIM.


15-1-2009 Patric Hornqvist speaks up.
Patric Hornqvist is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

15-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Steven Reinprecht is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Mike Fisher is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Daniel Alfredsson is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak. Shane Doan is looking good with 7 points in 4 games last week. Keith Ballard is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Zbynek Michalek is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Peter Mueller is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Owen Nolan has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Enver Lisin is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Blake Wheeler is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Josh Gratton is down on his game pulling a 11 game streak without registering a single point. Patric Hornqvist is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

Chris Simon remains sidelined with wrist injury.



14-1-2009 Enver Lisin speaks up.
Enver Lisin is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

14-1-2009 Patric Hornqvist speaks up.
Patric Hornqvist is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 6 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

14-1-2009 Cam Paddock resumes full training.
San Antonio Rampage center Cam Paddock has resumed full training after his injury.

14-1-2009 Mark Giordano reaches career high !
Mark Giordano marked a new career high in points with 15 after assisting in tonights game against Colorado Avalanche on a goal by Enver Lisin. This one is for the fans who are paying my salary, he commented and was all smiles..

A native of Canada, Mark Giordano, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 177 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 33 assists along with 156 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 49 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 2+13=15 with 32 PIM.


12-1-2009 Mike Green frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Mike Green feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Green was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 235 NHL games during his career, notching 23 goals and adding 86 assists along with 125 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 49 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 7+17=24 with 24 PIM.


12-1-2009 Keith Yandle resumes full training.
San Antonio Rampage defenseman Keith Yandle has resumed full training after his injury.

11-1-2009 Daniel Winnik frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes center Daniel Winnik feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Daniel Winnik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 9th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 49 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 5+22=27 with 30 PIM.


11-1-2009 Josh Gratton frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes left wing Josh Gratton feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Josh Gratton, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 147 NHL games during his career, notching 14 goals and adding 20 assists along with 232 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 49 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 4+7=11 with 56 PIM.


11-1-2009 Keith Yandle injured.
Keith Yandle of San Antonio Rampage suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Springfield Falcons. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This will just build character, sitting out a few days I mean, were his words after the game.

10-1-2009 Team captain meets with Pavel Kubina
Team captain Shane Doan called a short meeting with Pavel Kubina after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Pavel Kubina as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

10-1-2009 Patric Hornqvist speaks up.
Patric Hornqvist is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

10-1-2009 Dmitri Pestunov resumes full training.
San Antonio Rampage left wing Dmitri Pestunov has resumed full training after his injury.

9-1-2009 Cam Paddock resumes light training.
San Antonio Rampage center Cam Paddock has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

9-1-2009 Ryan Garlock resumes full training.
San Antonio Rampage center Ryan Garlock has resumed full training after his injury.

8-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Mike Fisher is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Daniel Alfredsson is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Shane Doan is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Keith Ballard is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Enver Lisin is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Thomas Vanek is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Dave Scatchard has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Pavel Kubina is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Owen Nolan has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Zbynek Michalek has played 11 games without a goal. Maxime Ouellet has been chilly and allowed 18 goals in 4 games. Blake Wheeler has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Josh Gratton has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Patric Hornqvist has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

Chris Simon remains sidelined with wrist injury.



6-1-2009 Cam Paddock injured.
Cam Paddock of San Antonio Rampage suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Worchester Sharks. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . They just want to be careful after what happened to my back last time - it doesn't feel very serious though, was his comment to the press after leaving the game.

6-1-2009 Dmitri Pestunov injured.
Dmitri Pestunov of San Antonio Rampage suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Worchester Sharks. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . It is just a minor bump, he commented to the media.

5-1-2009 Mathias Tjarnqvist frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes right wing Mathias Tjarnqvist feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Mathias Tjarnqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 51 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 5 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 45 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 12+7=19 with 6 PIM.


4-1-2009 Joe Callahan frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Joe Callahan feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Joe Callahan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 44 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 0+5=5 with 30 PIM.


4-1-2009 Ryan Garlock resumes light training.
San Antonio Rampage center Ryan Garlock has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

3-1-2009 Mike Green frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Mike Green feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Green was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 230 NHL games during his career, notching 22 goals and adding 84 assists along with 121 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 44 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 6+15=21 with 20 PIM.


2-1-2009 Phoenix Coyotes players selected to World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships (U-20) in icehockey are about to start. The following players from Phoenix Coyotes organization have been selected to represent their countries:

-Brett Bennett (USA)
-Tysen Dowzak (USA)
-Martin Latal (CZE)
-Kevin Marshall (CAN)
-Michael Carney (CAN)
-Teddy Ruth (USA)


1-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Steven Reinprecht is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Dave Scatchard is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Mike Fisher is looking red hot with a 14 game point streak. Shane Doan is looking red hot with a 13 game point streak. Scott Hannan is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Owen Nolan is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Zbynek Michalek is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Thomas Vanek is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Peter Mueller is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Enver Lisin has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Mikael Tellqvist hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Mike Green has played 14 games without a goal. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

Chris Simon remains sidelined with wrist injury.



31-12-2008 Matthew Spiller frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Matthew Spiller feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Matthew Spiller was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 59 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 67 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 43 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 1+7=8 with 22 PIM.


1-1-2009 Player of the month: Mike Fisher (L)
NHL has awarded Mike Fisher (L) of Phoenix Coyotes as Player Of The Month He registered 10 goals and 15 assists for 25 points in 16 games last month. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Mike Fisher was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 525 NHL games during his career, notching 154 goals and adding 226 assists along with 500 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 45 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 21+42=63 with 54 PIM.


30-12-2008 Enver Lisin speaks up.
Enver Lisin is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

30-12-2008 Joe Callahan frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Joe Callahan feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Joe Callahan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 42 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 0+5=5 with 20 PIM.


29-12-2008 Patric Hornqvist speaks up.
Patric Hornqvist is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

29-12-2008 Lassi Kokkala resumes full training.
Springfield Falcons center Lassi Kokkala has resumed full training after his injury.

27-12-2008 Keith Ballard frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Keith Ballard feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Keith Ballard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 286 NHL games during his career, notching 30 goals and adding 105 assists along with 237 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 40 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 6+18=24 with 14 PIM.


27-12-2008 Mikael Tellqvist frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Mikael Tellqvist feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Mikael Tellqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 3rd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 95 NHL games during his career, booking 2 career shutouts and allowing 279 goals. The 29 year old goaltender has played 3 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, allowing 7 goals on 29 while booking 0 shutouts.


27-12-2008 Matthew Spiller frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Matthew Spiller feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Matthew Spiller was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 59 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 67 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 40 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 1+6=7 with 22 PIM.


25-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Mike Fisher is looking red hot with a 10 game point streak. Shane Doan is looking red hot with a 9 game point streak. Thomas Vanek is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Peter Mueller is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Mark Giordano has played 36 games without a goal. Owen Nolan has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Enver Lisin has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Maxime Ouellet has been chilly and allowed 14 goals in 3 games. Blake Wheeler has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Mikael Tellqvist hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Mike Green has played 10 games without a goal. Patric Hornqvist has lost his sights and is now 22 games without a goal. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

Chris Simon remains sidelined with wrist injury.



24-12-2008 Lassi Kokkala resumes light training.
Springfield Falcons center Lassi Kokkala has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

22-12-2008 Daniel Winnik frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes center Daniel Winnik feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Daniel Winnik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 9th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 38 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 4+12=16 with 30 PIM.


22-12-2008 Mike Green frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Mike Green feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Green was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 224 NHL games during his career, notching 21 goals and adding 82 assists along with 117 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 38 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 5+13=18 with 16 PIM.


21-12-2008 Shane Doan reaches a milestone !
Shane Doan scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the St. Louis Blues on a feed by Keith Ballard. This one is for the fans who are paying my salary, was the comment released to the press after the game.

A native of Canada, Shane Doan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 931 NHL games during his career, notching 262 goals and adding 338 assists along with 1240 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 37 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 21+22=43 with 76 PIM.


21-12-2008 Ryan Garlock injured.
Ryan Garlock of Springfield Falcons suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Worcester Icecats. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . Well, there's not much I can say, it happens, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

20-12-2008 Brendan Bell resumes full training.
Springfield Falcons defenseman Brendan Bell has resumed full training after his injury.

19-12-2008 Brendan Bell injured.
Brendan Bell of Springfield Falcons suffered abdomen injury during tonights minorleague game against the Cleveland Barons. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . It's nothing, just two good guys goin' at it - nobody got seriously hurt, he commented to the media.

18-12-2008 Patric Hornqvist speaks up.
Patric Hornqvist is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 6 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

18-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Steven Reinprecht is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Mike Fisher is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak. Daniel Alfredsson is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Shane Doan is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Keith Ballard is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Zbynek Michalek is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Thomas Vanek is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Peter Mueller is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Mark Giordano has played 33 games without a goal. Enver Lisin has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Josh Gratton has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Mikael Tellqvist hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Patric Hornqvist has lost his sights and is now 19 games without a goal. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

Chris Simon remains sidelined with wrist injury.



17-12-2008 Patric Hornqvist speaks up.
Patric Hornqvist is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

16-12-2008 Matt Jones frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Matt Jones feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Matt Jones was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 16 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 2 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 35 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 10 PIM.


16-12-2008 Mike Green frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Mike Green feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Green was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 221 NHL games during his career, notching 21 goals and adding 82 assists along with 117 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 35 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 5+13=18 with 16 PIM.


15-12-2008 Maxime Ouellet frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Maxime Ouellet feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Maxime Ouellet was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 173 NHL games during his career, booking 9 career shutouts and allowing 571 goals. The 27 year old goaltender has played 35 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, allowing 119 goals on 776 while booking 2 shutouts.


14-12-2008 Maxime Ouellet frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Maxime Ouellet feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Maxime Ouellet was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 172 NHL games during his career, booking 9 career shutouts and allowing 568 goals. The 27 year old goaltender has played 34 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, allowing 116 goals on 763 while booking 2 shutouts.


11-12-2008 Mark Giordano frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Mark Giordano feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mark Giordano, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 161 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 29 assists along with 142 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 33 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 1+9=10 with 18 PIM.


11-12-2008 Team captain meets with Mikael Tellqvist
Following the team's recent 4-2 win against Dallas Stars on 11-12-2008, Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan and Mikael Tellqvist were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Shane Doan

11-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Steven Reinprecht is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Dave Scatchard is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Mike Fisher is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Daniel Alfredsson is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Shane Doan is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Mark Giordano is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Zbynek Michalek is looking good with 6 points in 4 games last week. Blake Wheeler is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Thomas Vanek is looking good with 6 points in 4 games last week. Peter Mueller is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Mikael Tellqvist hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Patric Hornqvist has lost his sights and is now 16 games without a goal. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

Chris Simon remains sidelined with wrist injury.



10-12-2008 Cam Paddock resumes full training.
Springfield Falcons center Cam Paddock has resumed full training after his injury.

9-12-2008 Mark Giordano frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Mark Giordano feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mark Giordano, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 160 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 28 assists along with 140 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 32 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 1+8=9 with 16 PIM.


9-12-2008 Enver Lisin speaks up.
Enver Lisin is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

9-12-2008 Patric Hornqvist speaks up.
Patric Hornqvist is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

9-12-2008 Cam Paddock injured.
Cam Paddock of Springfield Falcons suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Cleveland Barons. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This is nothing major, I feel that I should be ready for the next game but you never know, he said when he was taken off the ice.

6-12-2008 Team captain meets with Patric Hornqvist
Following the team's recent 3-4 loss against San Jose Sharks on 5-12-2008, Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan and Patric Hornqvist were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Shane Doan

5-12-2008 Matt Jones frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Matt Jones feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Matt Jones was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 16 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 2 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 30 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 10 PIM.


4-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Steven Reinprecht is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Mike Fisher is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Daniel Alfredsson is looking good with 7 points in 3 games last week. Shane Doan is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Thomas Vanek is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Peter Mueller is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Dave Scatchard has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Mark Giordano has played 26 games without a goal. Owen Nolan has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Zbynek Michalek has played 13 games without a goal. Enver Lisin has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Josh Gratton is down on his game pulling a 11 game streak without registering a single point. Mikael Tellqvist hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Patric Hornqvist has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

Chris Simon remains sidelined with wrist injury.



2-12-2008 Daniel Winnik frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes center Daniel Winnik feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Daniel Winnik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 9th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 28 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 1+6=7 with 30 PIM.


1-12-2008 Team captain meets with Enver Lisin
Team captain Shane Doan called a short meeting with Enver Lisin after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Enver Lisin as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

28-11-2008 Maxime Ouellet frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Maxime Ouellet feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Maxime Ouellet was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 165 NHL games during his career, booking 8 career shutouts and allowing 544 goals. The 27 year old goaltender has played 27 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, allowing 92 goals on 604 while booking 1 shutouts.


27-11-2008 Team captain meets with Enver Lisin
Following the team's recent 3-5 loss against Pittsburgh Penguins on 26-11-2008, Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan and Enver Lisin did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Shane Doan

27-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Steven Reinprecht is looking good with 6 points in 4 games last week. Mike Fisher is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Daniel Alfredsson is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Shane Doan is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Scott Hannan is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Thomas Vanek is looking red hot with a 15 game point streak. Mike Green is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Peter Mueller is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Dave Scatchard has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Mark Giordano has played 23 games without a goal. Zbynek Michalek has played 10 games without a goal. Enver Lisin has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Josh Gratton has lost his sights and is now 19 games without a goal. Patric Hornqvist has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

Chris Simon remains sidelined with wrist injury.



27-11-2008 Martin Hanzal resumes full training.
Springfield Falcons center Martin Hanzal has resumed full training after his injury.

24-11-2008 Team captain meets with Owen Nolan
Team captain Shane Doan called a short meeting with Owen Nolan after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Owen Nolan as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

24-11-2008 Chris Simon injured.
Chris Simon (PHO) suffered wrist injury during the game in an incident with Jaroslav Spacek (NYR). He is expected to be sidelined for at least three months. As long as the team wins, I don't care about my injury. I just wish I could be out there with the guys, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

22-11-2008 Daniel Winnik frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes center Daniel Winnik feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Daniel Winnik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 9th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 24 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 1+5=6 with 20 PIM.


22-11-2008 Martin Hanzal resumes light training.
Springfield Falcons center Martin Hanzal has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

21-11-2008 Enver Lisin speaks up.
Enver Lisin is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

21-11-2008 Matthew Spiller frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Matthew Spiller feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Matthew Spiller was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 59 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 67 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 23 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 1+4=5 with 8 PIM.


21-11-2008 Thomas Vanek reaches a milestone !
Thomas Vanek scored the 100th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Ottawa Senators on a feed by Scott Hannan. I can't quite remember the last time when I was this happy, he commented and was all smiles.

A native of Austria, Thomas Vanek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 270 NHL games during his career, notching 100 goals and adding 133 assists along with 263 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 22 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 17+15=32 with 34 PIM.


20-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Mike Fisher is looking red hot with a 10 game point streak. Shane Doan is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Thomas Vanek is looking red hot with a 11 game point streak.

Who's cold

Steven Reinprecht has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Mark Giordano has played 19 games without a goal. Owen Nolan has lost his sights and is now 16 games without a goal. Maxime Ouellet has been chilly and allowed 13 goals in 3 games. Josh Gratton has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal. Patric Hornqvist has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



20-11-2008 Cam Paddock resumes full training.
Springfield Falcons center Cam Paddock has resumed full training after his injury.

18-11-2008 Enver Lisin speaks up.
Enver Lisin is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

18-11-2008 Evgeny Tunik agrees on a contract.
Evgeny Tunik has signed a one year deal with the Springfield Falcons. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

18-11-2008 Thomas Vanek injured.
Thomas Vanek (PHO) suffered knee injury during the game in an incident with Jason Smith (EDM). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. If it was up to me I would have finished the game, but they want to be careful about this kind of injury, he commented in a radio interview after the game.

17-11-2008 Matt Jones frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Matt Jones feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Matt Jones was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 16 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 2 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 20 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 6 PIM.


16-11-2008 Ryan Garlock resumes full training.
Springfield Falcons center Ryan Garlock has resumed full training after his injury.

15-11-2008 Cam Paddock resumes light training.
Springfield Falcons center Cam Paddock has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

15-11-2008 Lassi Kokkala injured.
Lassi Kokkala of Springfield Falcons suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Houston Aeros. He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month . Well, you win some and you lose some...it's as simple as that. I just got thrown around today, he said while limping toward the dressing room.

15-11-2008 Cam Paddock injured.
Cam Paddock of Springfield Falcons suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Houston Aeros. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . Sometimes when you give it 110%, the other player gives it right back to you. I'll still be practicing with the team, and may be back in time for the next home stand, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

15-11-2008 Ryan Garlock injured.
Ryan Garlock of Springfield Falcons suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Houston Aeros. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . It's nothing big, I'll be back soon, ready to strike back, he said after the game.

13-11-2008 Patric Hornqvist speaks up.
Patric Hornqvist is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

13-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Mike Fisher is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak. Daniel Alfredsson is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Shane Doan is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Keith Ballard is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Zbynek Michalek is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Thomas Vanek is looking red hot with a 8 game point streak.

Who's cold

Steven Reinprecht has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Mark Giordano has played 16 games without a goal. Pavel Kubina is sliding on a 18 game streak without registering a single point. Owen Nolan has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Josh Gratton has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Mikael Tellqvist hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



11-11-2008 Brendan Bell frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Brendan Bell feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brendan Bell was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 1 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 17 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 2+4=6 with 10 PIM.


11-11-2008 Thomas Vanek frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes left wing Thomas Vanek feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Austria, Thomas Vanek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 265 NHL games during his career, notching 94 goals and adding 127 assists along with 257 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 17 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 11+9=20 with 28 PIM.


9-11-2008 Thomas Vanek frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes left wing Thomas Vanek feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Austria, Thomas Vanek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 265 NHL games during his career, notching 94 goals and adding 127 assists along with 257 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 17 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 11+9=20 with 28 PIM.


9-11-2008 Martin Hanzal injured.
Martin Hanzal of Springfield Falcons suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Utah Grizzlies. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . Our trainer has assured me this is not serious, but I won't be on my skates for a few weeks anyway, he commented to the press.

6-11-2008 Daniel Winnik frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes center Daniel Winnik feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Daniel Winnik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 9th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 16 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 20 PIM.


6-11-2008 Mathias Tjarnqvist frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes right wing Mathias Tjarnqvist feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Mathias Tjarnqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 51 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 5 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 16 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 2 PIM.


6-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Steven Reinprecht is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Dave Scatchard is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Mike Fisher is looking good with 6 points in 3 games last week. Daniel Alfredsson is looking red hot with a 8 game point streak. Zbynek Michalek is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Thomas Vanek is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Mike Green is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Mark Giordano has played 13 games without a goal. Pavel Kubina is sliding on a 15 game streak without registering a single point. Owen Nolan has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Enver Lisin has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Josh Gratton has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Mikael Tellqvist hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



5-11-2008 Team captain meets with Mark Giordano
Following the team's recent 2-4 win at Boston Bruins on 3-11-2008, Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan and Mark Giordano were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Shane Doan

4-11-2008 Daniel Winnik frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes center Daniel Winnik feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Daniel Winnik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 9th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 15 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 20 PIM.


30-10-2008 Mike Green frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Mike Green feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Green was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 199 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 73 assists along with 109 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 13 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 2+4=6 with 8 PIM.


30-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Mike Fisher is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Daniel Alfredsson is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Shane Doan is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Thomas Vanek is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Steven Reinprecht is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Mark Giordano has played 10 games without a goal. Owen Nolan has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Zbynek Michalek is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Maxime Ouellet has been chilly and allowed 14 goals in 3 games. Josh Gratton has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Mikael Tellqvist hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Patric Hornqvist has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Peter Mueller is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



28-10-2008 Matt Jones frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Matt Jones feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Matt Jones was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 16 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 2 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 12 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 4 PIM.


28-10-2008 Brendan Bell frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Brendan Bell feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brendan Bell was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 1 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 12 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 10 PIM.


26-10-2008 Mikael Tellqvist frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Mikael Tellqvist feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Mikael Tellqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 3rd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 93 NHL games during his career, booking 2 career shutouts and allowing 275 goals. The 29 year old goaltender has played 1 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, allowing 3 goals on 12 while booking 0 shutouts.


25-10-2008 Enver Lisin speaks up.
Enver Lisin is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 6 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

24-10-2008 Team captain meets with Josh Gratton
Following the team's recent 6-1 loss at Dallas Stars on 23-10-2008, Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan and Josh Gratton were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Shane Doan

23-10-2008 David LeNeveu frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes goaltender David LeNeveu feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, David LeNeveu was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 15 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 44 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 10 games with the Springfield Falcons this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


23-10-2008 Thomas Vanek frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes left wing Thomas Vanek feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Austria, Thomas Vanek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 258 NHL games during his career, notching 87 goals and adding 123 assists along with 239 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 10 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 4+5=9 with 10 PIM.


23-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Dave Scatchard is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Mike Fisher is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Daniel Alfredsson is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Shane Doan is looking good with 6 points in 3 games last week. Thomas Vanek is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Steven Reinprecht has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Maxime Ouellet has been chilly and allowed 13 goals in 3 games. Mikael Tellqvist hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Peter Mueller is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



21-10-2008 Keith Ballard frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Keith Ballard feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Keith Ballard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 255 NHL games during his career, notching 25 goals and adding 91 assists along with 225 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 9 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 1+4=5 with 2 PIM.


21-10-2008 Steven Reinprecht injured.
Steven Reinprecht (PHO) suffered knee injury during the game in an incident with Chris Drury (BUF). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. They just want to be careful after what happened to me last time. I'll dress for tomorrows practice, then it's up to the coaching staff, he said when he was taken off the ice.

19-10-2008 Phoenix Coyotes trade
Phoenix Coyotes traded Brandon Sutter, Jason Pominville, Mike Zigomanis and Michal Repik to Ottawa Senators for Mike Fisher and Daniel Alfredsson

18-10-2008 Keith Ballard frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Keith Ballard feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Keith Ballard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 254 NHL games during his career, notching 25 goals and adding 90 assists along with 225 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 8 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 2 PIM.


18-10-2008 Brendan Bell frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Brendan Bell feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brendan Bell was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 1 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 8 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 10 PIM.


18-10-2008 Dave Scatchard reaches a milestone !
Dave Scatchard scored the 300th point of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a feed by Peter Mueller. I don't know why exactly, but the ice just seems to be more wide open for me this year, he said at the post-game press conference.

A native of Canada, Dave Scatchard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2nd round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 760 NHL games during his career, notching 143 goals and adding 157 assists along with 1090 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 7 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 4 PIM.


16-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Shane Doan is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Zbynek Michalek is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Brandon Sutter is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Mike Zigomanis is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Mike Green is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Dave Scatchard has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Enver Lisin has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Maxime Ouellet has been chilly and allowed 13 goals in 3 games. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



14-10-2008 Team captain meets with Chris Simon
Following the team's recent 3-5 loss against Los Angeles Kings on 13-10-2008, Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan and Chris Simon did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Shane Doan

13-10-2008 Joe Callahan frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Joe Callahan feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Joe Callahan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 6 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


13-10-2008 Team captain meets with Thomas Vanek
Following the team's recent 3-5 loss against Los Angeles Kings on 13-10-2008, Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan and Thomas Vanek were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Shane Doan

12-10-2008 Thomas Vanek frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes left wing Thomas Vanek feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Austria, Thomas Vanek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 253 NHL games during his career, notching 86 goals and adding 119 assists along with 233 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 5 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 3+1=4 with 4 PIM.


12-10-2008 Mike Green uncertain about future
Mike Green wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

11-10-2008 Josh Gratton frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes left wing Josh Gratton feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Josh Gratton, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 103 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 14 assists along with 180 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 5 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 4 PIM.


10-10-2008 Mathias Tjarnqvist frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes right wing Mathias Tjarnqvist feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Mathias Tjarnqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 51 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 5 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 5 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 2 PIM.


9-10-2008 Mathias Tjarnqvist frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes right wing Mathias Tjarnqvist feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Mathias Tjarnqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 51 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 5 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 4 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 2 PIM.


9-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Keith Ballard is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Jason Pominville is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Thomas Vanek is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Peter Mueller is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



8-10-2008 Keith Ballard frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Keith Ballard feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Keith Ballard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 250 NHL games during his career, notching 25 goals and adding 89 assists along with 223 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 4 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 0 PIM.


8-10-2008 Mathias Tjarnqvist frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes right wing Mathias Tjarnqvist feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Mathias Tjarnqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 51 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 5 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season. He has played 4 games with the San Antonio Rampage this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 2 PIM.


3-10-2008 Keith Ballard frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Keith Ballard feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Keith Ballard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 248 NHL games during his career, notching 25 goals and adding 88 assists along with 223 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 2 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.


2-10-2008 Maxime Ouellet frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Maxime Ouellet feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Maxime Ouellet was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 139 NHL games during his career, booking 7 career shutouts and allowing 455 goals. The 27 year old goaltender has played 1 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, allowing 3 goals on 30 while booking 0 shutouts.


2-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Zbynek Michalek is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



30-9-2008 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Roberto LuongoA-A-A-29Vancouver Canucks
Martin BrodeurA-BA-36New Jersey Devils
Henrik LundqvistA-A-A-26Montreal Canadiens
Marc-Andre FleuryA-A-B23Pittsburgh Penguins
Nikolai KhabibulinBB-B35Toronto Maple Leafs
Miikka KiprusoffBBB31Calgary Flames
Kari LehtonenA-A-B24Atlanta Thrashers
Ryan MillerBBB28Toronto Maple Leafs
Pekka RinneA-A-B25Ottawa Senators
Ilya BryzgalovBBB28Detroit Red Wings
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Nicklas LidstromBA-A-38Pittsburgh Penguins
Scott NiedermayerBB-B35Anaheim Ducks
Zdeno CharaB-A-B-31Boston Bruins
Chris ProngerB-A-B-33Detroit Red Wings
Dion PhaneufB-A-B-23Calgary Flames
Ryan SuterB-BB-23Nashville Predators
Dmitri KalininB-B-B-28San Jose Sharks
Rob BlakeB-B-B-38Los Angeles Kings
Tomas KaberleB-B-B-30New Jersey Devils
Christian EhrhoffB-BB-26San Jose Sharks
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Rick NashA-A-A-24Columbus Blue Jackets
Ilya KovalchukA-B-B25Atlanta Thrashers
Marian GaborikAB-B26Chicago Blackhawks
Teemu SelanneBB-B38Anaheim Ducks
Mike KnubleBB-B36Washington Capitals
Patrik EliasBB-B32Boston Bruins
Daniel SedinBBB28Vancouver Canucks
Mike FisherA-B-B-28Ottawa Senators
Keith TkachukBCB-36Atlanta Thrashers
Henrik ZetterbergBB-B-27Ottawa Senators
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Joe ThorntonABA-29San Jose Sharks
Peter ForsbergAB-A-35Nashville Predators
Patrick MarleauA-AA-29San Jose Sharks
Eric Staal92808623Carolina Hurricanes
Henrik SedinBBB28Vancouver Canucks
Vincent LecavalierAB-B28Tampa Bay Lightning
Patrice BergeronA-BB23Boston Bruins
Pavol DemitraA-CB33Chicago Blackhawks
Mats SundinBB-B37Toronto Maple Leafs
Travis ZajacA-A-B23New Jersey Devils
RIGHT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Jaromir JagrAB-B36New York Rangers
Alexander OvechkinAB-B23Toronto Maple Leafs
Justin WilliamsBA-B26Chicago Blackhawks
Marian HossaAB-B29Atlanta Thrashers
Phil KesselBB-B20New Jersey Devils
Dany HeatleyBB-B27Ottawa Senators
Jarome IginlaBB-B31Calgary Flames
Martin HavlatA-CB27Montreal Canadiens
Jonathan CheechooA-B-B28San Jose Sharks
Nikolai ZherdevAB-B24Columbus Blue Jackets


28-9-2008 Mike Zigomanis frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes center Mike Zigomanis feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Zigomanis was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 205 NHL games during his career, notching 28 goals and adding 55 assists along with 125 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 8 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 3+6=9 with 8 PIM.


26-9-2008 David LeNeveu frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes goaltender David LeNeveu feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, David LeNeveu was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 15 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 44 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season.


25-9-2008 Daniel Winnik frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes center Daniel Winnik feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Daniel Winnik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 9th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season.


25-9-2008 Mike Zigomanis frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes center Mike Zigomanis feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Zigomanis was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 204 NHL games during his career, notching 28 goals and adding 54 assists along with 125 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 7 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 3+5=8 with 8 PIM.


25-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Dave Scatchard is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Zbynek Michalek is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Enver Lisin is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Josh Gratton is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Jason Pominville is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Mike Zigomanis is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Steven Reinprecht has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Shane Doan has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Owen Nolan has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Maxime Ouellet has been chilly and allowed 14 goals in 3 games. Blake Wheeler has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Mikael Tellqvist hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Thomas Vanek is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Chris Summers has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jeremy Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Simon Hjalmarsson has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Lassi Kokkala has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



24-9-2008 Team captain meets with Chris Simon
Following the team's recent 6-5 OT loss at Colorado Avalanche on 22-9-2008, Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan and Chris Simon did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Shane Doan

20-9-2008 Josh Gratton frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes left wing Josh Gratton feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Josh Gratton, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 103 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 15 assists along with 178 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 5 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 2 PIM.


18-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Brandon Sutter is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Mike Zigomanis is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Maxime Ouellet has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games. Thomas Vanek is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



13-9-2008 Mikael Tellqvist frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Mikael Tellqvist feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Mikael Tellqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 3rd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 92 NHL games during his career, booking 2 career shutouts and allowing 272 goals. The 28 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season.


11-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Shane Doan is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Maxime Ouellet is playing well with 2 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 3 goals. Brandon Sutter is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week. Jason Pominville is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



8-9-2008 Lance Monych frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes right wing Lance Monych feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Lance Monych was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 4th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old right wing has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season.


7-9-2008 Brendan Bell frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Brendan Bell feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brendan Bell was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 1 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Phoenix Coyotes this season.


4-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



3-9-2008 Josh Gratton frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes left wing Josh Gratton feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Josh Gratton, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 98 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 13 assists along with 176 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


3-9-2008 Brendan Bell frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Brendan Bell feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brendan Bell was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 1 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


1-9-2008 Zbynek Michalek frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Zbynek Michalek feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Zbynek Michalek, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 268 NHL games during his career, notching 25 goals and adding 82 assists along with 263 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


31-8-2008 Matthew Spiller frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Matthew Spiller feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Matthew Spiller was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 59 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 67 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


30-8-2008 Mathias Tjarnqvist frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes right wing Mathias Tjarnqvist feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Mathias Tjarnqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 51 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 5 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing is expecting a good season for the team.


30-6-2008 Training camp preview
Phoenix Coyotes will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Phoenix Coyotes and San Antonio Rampage:
- Michael Nylander C
- Steven Reinprecht C
- Dave Scatchard C
- Shane Doan R
- Mark Giordano D
- Scott Hannan D
- Pavel Kubina D
- Chris Simon R
- Owen Nolan L
- Keith Ballard D
- Matt Jones D
- Zbynek Michalek D
- Enver Lisin L
- Daniel Winnik C
- Logan Stephenson D
- Maxime Ouellet G
- Kevin Cormier L
- David LeNeveu G
- Blake Wheeler R
- Josh Gratton L
- Brandon Sutter C
- Travis Roche D
- Mathias Tjarnqvist R
- Mikael Tellqvist G
- Fredrik Sjostrom L
- Jason Pominville R
- Mike Zigomanis C
- Matthew Spiller D
- Beat Forster D
- Brendan Bell D
- Martin Hanzal C
- Michal Repik R
- Lance Monych R
- Cam Paddock C
- Joe Callahan D
- Dov Grumet-Morris G
- Thomas Vanek L
- Dmitri Pestunov L
- Louis Martin R
- Liam Lindstrom C
- Daniel Carcillo L
- Mike Green D
- Ryan Garlock C
- Patrick Fischer L
- Olivier Latendresse L
- Keith Yandle D
- Pat Brosnihan R
- Patric Hornqvist C
- Peter Mueller L
- Chris Summers D
- Jeremy Smith G
- Simon Hjalmarsson L
- Lassi Kokkala C

Players reporting out of shape:
- Steven Reinprecht C
- Maxime Ouellet G
- Kevin Cormier L
- Josh Gratton L
- Fredrik Sjostrom L
- Martin Hanzal C
- Pat Brosnihan R
- Lassi Kokkala C

Players reporting in good shape:
- Michael Nylander C
- Chris Simon R
- Owen Nolan L
- Zbynek Michalek D
- David LeNeveu G
- Joe Callahan D
- Dov Grumet-Morris G
- Thomas Vanek L
- Peter Mueller L


30-6-2008 Grant Fuhr leaves team
Grant Fuhrs contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Keith Gretzky leaves team
Keith Gretzkys contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Tom Kurvers leaves team
Tom Kurverss contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Greg Malone leaves team
Greg Malones contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Eddie Mio leaves team
Eddie Mios contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Blair Reid leaves team
Blair Reids contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Greg Royce leaves team
Greg Royces contract has expired and he has left the team.

28-6-2008 Daniel Winnik frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes center Daniel Winnik feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Daniel Winnik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 9th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


28-6-2008 Matthew Spiller frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Matthew Spiller feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Matthew Spiller was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 59 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 67 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.


27-6-2008 Matt Jones frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Matt Jones feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Matt Jones was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 16 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 2 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.


25-6-2008 Matt Jones frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Matt Jones feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Matt Jones was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 16 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 2 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


25-6-2008 Brandon Sutter returns
Phoenix Coyotes were delighted to hear that Brandon Sutter has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Mikael Tellqvist frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Mikael Tellqvist feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Mikael Tellqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 3rd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 92 NHL games during his career, booking 2 career shutouts and allowing 272 goals. The 28 year old goaltender is waiting for a good start this season.


25-6-2008 Michal Repik returns
Phoenix Coyotes were delighted to hear that Michal Repik has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Jeremy Smith returns
Phoenix Coyotes were delighted to hear that Jeremy Smith has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Simon Hjalmarsson returns
Phoenix Coyotes were delighted to hear that Simon Hjalmarsson has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Lassi Kokkala returns
Phoenix Coyotes were delighted to hear that Lassi Kokkala has returned to the team.

24-6-2008 Matt Jones frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Matt Jones feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Matt Jones was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 16 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 2 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


24-6-2008 Mathias Tjarnqvist frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes right wing Mathias Tjarnqvist feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Mathias Tjarnqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 51 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 5 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing is expecting a good season for the team.


24-6-2008 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


22-6-2008 Maxime Ouellet frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Maxime Ouellet feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Maxime Ouellet was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 138 NHL games during his career, booking 7 career shutouts and allowing 452 goals. The 27 year old goaltender is getting ready for the upcoming season.


23-6-2008 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Michael Nylander (Phoenix Coyotes) UFA
-Travis Roche (Phoenix Coyotes) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Fredrik Sjostrom (Phoenix Coyotes) RFA, needs qualifying offer


23-6-2008 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Grant Fuhr(farm)
-Keith Gretzky(pro)
-Tom Kurvers(pro)
-Greg Malone(pro)
-Eddie Mio(pro)
-Blair Reid(pro)
-Greg Royce(farm)


20-6-2008 Mike Zigomanis frustrated
Phoenix Coyotes center Mike Zigomanis feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Zigomanis was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 197 NHL games during his career, notching 25 goals and adding 49 assists along with 117 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 82 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, totalling 18+39=57 with 71 PIM.


20-6-2008 Board increases player budget for next season
The board of owners have increased player budget for next season with $9 500 000 because of your good financial record.

20-6-2008 Board collects bonuses
The board of owners has collected $9 500 000 profit from the team to shareholders.

Eastside Hockey Manager