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Christopher Lackey has been a student and grand amateur of the game of hockey since the age of 6. He covers the Pheonix Coyotes and Hockey History for thehockeywriters.com, and blogs about politics and economics with plenty of hockey analogies at lackingcredentials.com

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Desert or No Desert, A Bright Future for the Phoenix Coyotes

Desert or No Desert, A Bright Future for the Phoenix Coyotes

It might seem counter-intuitive to write about the Western Conference final loser Phoenix Coyotes when Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final is starting after a long layover. But for […]

Nightmare Week Scuttles Coyotes’ Cup Dreams

Nightmare Week Scuttles Coyotes’ Cup Dreams

No matter what, this wasn’t about the officiating. Dave Tippett and his 22 players are holding the bag today after the mountain of expectations that built up over the 2012 […]

Coronation Crashers? Phoenix’s Last Chance to Stop L.A.

Coronation Crashers? Phoenix’s Last Chance to Stop L.A.

Only one big question mark remains for the Phoenix Coyotes in these playoffs. Do they make good on their last, best shot at redemption at the Staples Center tomorrow night? […]

by · May 16, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Arizona Coyotes, Los Angeles Kings

Coyotes Will Have to Dig Deep Against Crowned Favourites

Their name may mean royalty. But the Los Angeles Kings have been playing like well-paid mercenaries. The Phoenix Coyotes may have finally met their match in the Kings. Neither team […]

by · May 10, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Arizona Coyotes, Los Angeles Kings
“Russian Problem” Analysis Surrounding Radulov & Kostitsyn Falls Flat

“Russian Problem” Analysis Surrounding Radulov & Kostitsyn Falls Flat

Regardless of whether they return to the lineup in Game 5 or ever this season, the Russian Left Winger Alexander Radulov and the Belarussian Left Winger Andrei Kostitsyn have cemented […]

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So You Wanna Go Up 3-0? How the Coyotes Can Get the Stranglehold.

Tomorrow night, the Phoenix Coyotes have a chance to make their most memorable season yet the greatest in franchise history. I believed they had the stuff to win this series, […]

by · May 1, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Arizona Coyotes, Nashville Predators
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Predators vs. Coyotes – The Unusual Suspects

Everyone has already piled on the sarcasm to this unlikeliest of all-Southern market series. It’s the Retirement Community Desert Dogs vs. the Music City Sabre-toothed Tigers. Red wine-coloured jerseys vs. […]

by · April 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Arizona Coyotes, Nashville Predators, Uncategorized
Coyotes Advance, Vindicated as Members of West’s New Elite

Coyotes Advance, Vindicated as Members of West’s New Elite

Oh how the mighty have fallen It took one extra game and a lucky escape from a forty-minute, all-out assault on their defensive zone, but it’s official. The Phoenix Coyotes […]

by · April 25, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Arizona Coyotes, Chicago Blackhawks, The Business of Hockey
Did the Coyotes Miss The Chance of Lifetime?

Did the Coyotes Miss The Chance of Lifetime?

There are numerous cliches you could use to describe what happened to the Coyotes on Saturday night, but let’s stick with this one: So close, yet so far away. Many […]

by · April 23, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Arizona Coyotes, Chicago Blackhawks
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Coyotes Are Winning By Living On The Edge

Everything looked set in the last minute of Game 2. The Phoenix Coyotes were up 3-2 in the game and set to claim two victories at home to take a […]

by · April 19, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Arizona Coyotes, Chicago Blackhawks, Uncategorized
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Prediction: Hawks Will Be Handful – But Coyotes Will Prevail

It’s no easier to make a prediction going into tonight’s game one matchup between the Chicago Blackhawks and Phoenix Coyotes than for any of the other series. Playoff predictions are […]

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Are the Coyotes Ready for Playoff Success?

If there is one thing the NHL and its fans have learned over the course of the past three seasons, it’s that the Phoenix Coyotes have earned the right to […]