The Phoenix Coyotes survived stretches of playing on their heels in the playoffs’ first two rounds, absorbing everything the opponent threw at them before counterpunching with a winning goal.
Dwight King scored his second goal of the game into an empty net and the Los Angeles Kings opened the Western Conference finals with a 4-2 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Sunday night to remain unbeaten on the road in the playoffs.
Although the Los Angeles Kings are in uncharted playoff territory, they’re meeting a familiar opponent there.
Mike Smith stopped 32 shots and the Phoenix Coyotes beat the Nashville Predators 2-1 on Monday night to earn their first trip to the Western Conference finals.
Mike Smith made 31 saves in another stingy start, helping the Phoenix Coyotes take the Pacific Division lead with a 4-1 victory over the suddenly beatable St. Louis Blues on Friday night.
If the Phoenix Coyotes eventually fall short of reaching the playoffs or winning their first division title, one reason will be their performances against the league-worst Columbus Blue Jackets.
Radim Vrbata scored twice and Mike Smith had 37 saves to shut out San Jose for the third time this season, leading the Phoenix Coyotes to a critical 2-0 victory over the Sharks on Thursday night.
Mike Smith posted his fourth shutout of the season after getting into first-period altercation with Anze Kopitar, Radim Vrbata tied a career high with his 27th goal, and the Phoenix Coyotes beat the Los Angeles Kings 1-0 on Thursday night.
Jonathan Quick tied a career best with his NHL-leading sixth shutout, defenseman Drew Doughty scored during a goalmouth scramble 38 seconds into overtime and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Phoenix Coyotes 1-0 on Thursday night.
Willie Mitchell scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the Los Angeles Kings broke their offensive slump to beat the Phoenix Coyotes 4-3 Monday night for their second victory under new coach Darryl Sutter.
The city’s decision stems from growing opposition to public funds being used to deal with the animals.
After a fire gutted the home last year, the structure sat vacant until two coyotes moved in and gave birth to five pups about six months ago.
Glendale residents say a pack of at least seven coyotes has taken over an abandoned home on Brockmont Drive that was destroyed by a fire last November.
They used to hunt only at night, but some brazen coyotes have been roaming the streets of several Anaheim neighborhoods lately and neighbors are more than just scared…they’ve had enough.
Coyotes roaming around the city of Anaheim have neighbors worried about run-ins between the wild animals and service dogs for the blind.