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John De Groote

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Arizona State Junior. Majoring in journalism. Hawaii native.

"You miss 100 percent of the shots you don't take."

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Shane Doan Resigning Brings Stability To Phoenix Coyotes

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It's hard to imagine a Phoenix Coyotes team without Shane Doan, simply because there hasn't been one. Doan was drafted fifth-overall by the then Winnipeg Jets in 1995 and made the move to the...

The Shane Doan Chronicles: Are The Phoenix Coyotes Still In The Running?

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The latest report on the Shane Doan front is that the leagues' most star-studded team, the Pittsburgh Penguins, have offered Doan a contract that would put him alongside former MVP's Sidney Crosby...

Phoenix Coyotes Sign Sean Burke To Extension, Smith Next?

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Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have signed Sean Burke to a multi-year contract extension to serve as Assistant to the General Manager/Goaltender Coach....

Gary Bettman Reduces Raffi Torres' Suspension To 21 Games

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Remember the circus that was the Raffi Torres suspension during the Phoenix Coyotes first-round series with the Chicago Blackhawks? Torres' name was back in the news Monday as NHL Commissioner Gary...

Remembering Ray Whitney's Time With The Phoenix Coyotes

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Remembering Ray Whitney's time with the Phoenix Coyotes. Whitney signed a two-year deal Sunday with the Dallas Stars.

NHL Free Agency 2012: Aucoin Signs With Columbus, Coyotes Ink David Moss

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The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed Adrian Aucoin to a one-year, $2 million deal.The Coyotes have now lost two players to free agency who have a combined age of 78 (Aucoin, 38, Whitney, 40). The...

NHL Free Agency: Ray Whitney Signs With Dallas Stars

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The Phoenix Coyotes leading point getter from a year ago will not be returning to the team. Ray Whitney signed a two-year, $9 million deal with the Dallas Stars Saturday. The 40-year-old Whitney...

NHL Free Agency 2012: Shane Doan To Test The Market

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Coyotes general manager Don Maloney has said that resigning captain Shane Doan is their number one priority this offseason, but now he will have some competition. Maloney confirmed on the NHL Live...

NHL Draft 2012: Grading The Phoenix Coyotes Picks

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Don Maloney is one of the great evaluators of talent in the NHL today. This becomes even more obvious when you look back at the 2011-2012 season. Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Mikkel Boedker, two former...

Top 5 Things The Phoenix Coyotes Need To Do This Offseason

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The Phoenix Coyotes surprised everyone during the 2011-2012 season, making a deep playoff run and proving that they belong among the elite teams in the Western Conference. It is no secret that...

NHL Draft 2012: Phoenix Coyotes Select Henrik Samuelsson 27th Overall

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The Phoenix Coyotes have drafted Henrik Samuelsson 27th overall in Friday's NHL Draft. Henrik is the son of former NHL defenseman Ulf Samuelsson and grew up in Scottsdale, Arizona. Date of birth:...

2012 NHL Draft: Phoenix Coyotes Draft Preview

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The 2012 NHL Draft is Friday and the Coyotes have the 27th pick.

A Fan's Guide To The Phoenix Coyotes Sale

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Did you think the NHL's deal with Greg Jamison was a slam dunk? Wrong. The latest news regarding the sale of the Phoenix Coyotes.

Phoenix Coyotes To Host Viewing Party For 2012 NHL Draft

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The Phoenix Coyotes will partner with Bud Light & 18 Degrees Neighborhood Grill at the Ice Den to host the 2012 NHL Entry Draft Viewing Party on Friday, June 22. The Coyotes currently own the 27th...

Coyotes Deal Approved, But What Does It Mean?

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After a three-year tumultuous battle that included bankruptcy, failed negotiations and relocation threats, the Phoenix Coyotes are on the verge of having a new owner. Both NHL commissioner Gary...

Doan Selected As Finalist For 2011-2012 Mark Messier Leadership Award

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The National Hockey League has announced that Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan has been named as a finalist for the 2011-12 Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award, presented by Bridgestone. The winner...

Phoenix Coyotes Prospect Brendan Shinnimin Named Canadian Hockey League Player of the Year

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Phoenix Coyotes prospect Brendan Shinnimin has been named the CCM Canadian Hockey League (CHL) Player of the Year. Shinnimin also won the Chrysler Dodge Top Scorer of the Year award. Shinnimin is...

2012 Western Conference Finals: Coyotes Season Comes To An End In A Controversial Game 5 Overtime

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Dustin Penner beat Mike Smith at 17:42 of overtime in Game 5 to send the Los Angeles Kings to the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Finals and end the Phoenix Coyotes Cinderella season Tuesday night. Penner...

2012 NHL Western Conference Finals: Kings And Coyotes Will Need Overtime To Decide Game 5 Victor

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The fate of the Coyotes season will be decided in overtime. A Los Angeles Kings goal means the Coyotes season is over. A Coyotes goal keeps the Cinderella season alive. After the first two period...

Staying Alive: Coyotes And Kings Knotted Up At 3-3 Entering Third

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Who would have thought that a game featuring Jonathan Quick and Mike Smith, two of the postseasons hottest goaltenders, would be tied at 3-3 entering the third period. While both goaltenders have...

2012 NHL Western Conference Finals: Put The Brooms Away, Phoenix Coyotes Avoid Sweep With 2-0 Win

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Shane Doan scored twice and Mike Smith posted his third shutout of the postseason to avoid being swept by the Los Angeles Kings and to keep the Phoenix Coyotes Cinderella season alive The Los...

Doan's Camera Killer Puts Coyotes Up By Two

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Shane Doan is obviously not ready for the offseason. The Coyote captain is leading by example and has his team up 2-0 with only one period remaining in Game 4. Doan scored on the power play in the...

Doan, Coyotes Up 1-0 On Kings After First Period

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The Los Angeles Kings doubled up the Coyotes in shots, but it's the Coyotes who headed to the locker room with the 1-0 lead after the first period. Captain Coyote, Shane Doan, beat Jonathan Quick...

The Phoenix Coyotes Reaction To Game 3 And Looking Ahead To Game 4

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After the Phoenix Coyotes disappointing loss to the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center Thursday night, the Desert Dogs will have to battle back from a 3-0 deficit if they hope to advance to the...

Kings Win On Home Ice 2-1, Coyotes Go Down 3-0 In Series

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Dwight King's early third period goal would be the difference for the Los Angeles Kings as they beat the Phoenix Coyotes 2-1 and took a commanding 3-0 lead in the series. The Kings are now only the...

Two Early Second Period Goals Have Kings And Coyotes Tied Entering Third

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The Coyotes lead lasted a whole two minutes and seven seconds. After Daymond Langkow scored just over a minute into the second period, Anze Kopitar put away a breakaway chance to tie the game at...

Coyotes And Kings Scoreless After First Period

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Both the Phoenix Coyotes and Los Angeles Kings have had their chances, but neither team has found a way to light the lamp yet. The Coyotes lineup looks a little different in Game 3, mostly due to M...

O Captain, My Captain: How The Play Of Shane Doan And Dustin Brown Will Affect The Series

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Shane Doan and Dustin Brown are at different points of their careers, but both are shining examples of what an NHL captain should be. Doan has been with the Phoenix Coyotes franchise his entire...

2012 NHL Western Conference Finals Preview: Phoenix Coyotes Vs. Los Angeles Kings, A Rivalry Renewed

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The NHL's Western Conference Finals kick off Sunday at Jobing.com Arena in Glendale. The Phoenix Coyotes will be taking on their Pacific Division rival, the Los Angeles Kings, with a berth in the...

2012 NHL Playoffs: Predators Vs. Coyotes Game 5 Preview

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The Phoenix Coyotes will be looking to end the Nashville Predators season Monday night in a crucial Game 5 at Jobing.com Arena. The big news going into the game is the suspension of Coyotes...

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