Coyotes earn overtime win over Edmonton Oilers
Derek Stepan scored 2:01 into overtime, giving the Arizona Coyotes a 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers Monday night at Rogers Place. Oilers captain Connor McDavid scored a brilliant goal on the team's first shot of the game 1:31 into the first. He blazed down the right side, cut in front and tucked a shot behind Coyotes goaltender Darcy Kuemper.The Coyotes then scored on their first shot of the game two minutes later when Michael Grabner beat Oilers netminder Mikko Koskinen short side. READ MORE: Edmonton Oilers goalie Mike Smith named NHL star for the week Carl Soderberg put the Coyotes ahead in the second.
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There are high-event teams, there are high-flying teams, and there are high-wire acts like Connor McDavid, Elias Pettersson or, of late, Brad Marchand.
Then there is the Arizona Coyotes. Low event, low excitement, low value for the ticket buyer, and a perennial low finisher in the National Hockey League standings.
Boring? Calling the Coyotes boring does a disservice to tedium. It’s like calling the Stanley Cup a spittoon.
Edmonton Oilers goalie Mike Smith named NHL star for the week
Mike Smith was named third star after his performance helped the Oilers secure two wins in three games last week.Last week, Smith stopped 74 of 76 shots and compiled a 2-0-0 record, 0.98 goals-against average and .974 save percentage.
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The Big Takeaway
We’re old enough to recall The Mad Trapper Jacques Lemaire, whose New Jersey Devils, and later the Minnesota Wild, put their own success ahead of the good of the game. The Devils won, but left behind a game so bereft of excitement that the rulebook had to be re-written, most specifically to eliminate obstruction and open up the neutral zone.
Now, just as the game is at its fastest, most entertaining place in years, the Arizona Coyotes come along with a plan to slow everything down.
“It is a bit boring,” agreed Oilers defenceman Oscar Klefbom, “but teams are going to do that to us. We come with a lot of speed, and we have some guys who like to carry the puck in and create some things off the rush.
“They’re a really boring team to play, but we’ve got to find a way to beat that.”
Coyotes sign GM Chayka to long-term extension
The Arizona Coyotes have signed general manager and president of hockey operations John Chayka to a long-term extension, the team announced on Monday. Chayka became the youngest GM in NHL history when he took over the Coyotes in May 2016 at the age of 26. Prior to joining the Coyotes organization as an assistant GM in 2015, he co-founded the hockey analytics firm Stathletes. Arizona has failed to return to the playoffs during his tenure, but the club is off to a 9-6-2 start this season.
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The Coyotes work hard, which might be entertainment enough when you’re spending $20 for a hockey ticket, a hotdog and a beer in the desert. But at Canadian prices, watching the Coyotes roll through your town and squeeze the excitement out of the game like a bartender squeezing a lemon is, quite plainly, a ripoff.
Sure, you say. It was good enough to win last night in Edmonton.
Indeed, the Coyotes ground out a 3-2 overtime win over the Oilers. They won, fair and square, showing more offensive zeal in 2:01 of overtime than they did in 60 minutes of regulation time.
The Coyotes are 9-4-1, off to their best start in years, we assume. It’s hard to recollect any of the Coyotes starts, or finishes, over the years.
But let’s revisit this, ‘Well, it wins,’ theory, shall we? Has nearly a quarter century of stultifying, dead boring hockey ever won anything in Arizona?
Has it even come close?
For 23 seasons, watching the Coyotes has been like reading a philosophy thesis. They wrap the game in a neutral-zone straight jacket, and strangle the entertainment out of the game like 20 pythons. Vice grips on skates, they are. A bank vault from which excitement can never be withdrawn.
Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid charge hard into Wayne Gretzky and Jari Kurri country
There’s been no scorer in the history of the NHL so deadly and prolific as Wayne Gretzky of the Edmonton Oilers. But Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl are now edging close to territory marked out by Gretzky and his high scoring linemate Jari Kurri. In fact, when it comes to how often a player contributes to his team’s total goal scoring, Draisaitl and Gretzky have now rocketed far past Gretzky, even in Gretzky’s most dominant scoring season. Gretzky’s amazing run 1980-88 In a league where only three players had ever averaged more than two points per game (and Joe Malone, Cy Denneny and Newsy Lalonde all doing it six decades earlier than Gretzky in the first seasons of the n
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“We know Arizona,” Klefbom said. “They just pack it in, and they are standing like a wall on the blue-line. It works against us sometimes, but … it’s so boring to play against. Yeah, not fun.”
They’ve done it this way since they came into the league in 1996 — and do you know how many playoff series the Coyotes have won since then? Two, both in the spring of 2012, under current Oilers coach Dave Tippett.
Yes, they’re 9-4-1 this season. Boring has given the Coyotes a good month, after nearly 25 years of subterranean finishes, but we’ll ask you this:
If boring worked, would Arizona be the NHL’s welfare state, drawing on the league’s revenue sharing program since the day after they left Winnipeg?
If this style sells hockey tickets, then why don’t the Coyotes sell any? Would Arizona’s home attendance rank 27th this season, after being 29th last season?
If this style was a business plan, would the Coyotes have hit double digits in owners since they left Winnipeg for the desert? Honestly, there are ’82 Skodas with fewer owners than this franchise has had.
They’ve missed the playoffs for seven straight years. Made the playoffs four times in 18 years. Nearly two decades of rigor mortis shinny that has produced two victorious playoff rounds since 1996.
Edmonton Oilers ground Ducks as Connor McDavid nets hat trick
Leon Draisaitl added four assists in a 6-2 win.Ryan Nugent-Hopkins snuck a shot between John Gibson and the post to break the ice just 1:28 into the game. The Ducks came back three minutes later on a goal by Rickard Rakell. McDavid recorded his 400th career point later in the first, firing a wrist shot under Gibson's pad.
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Boring? OMG, even their opponents can’t stand it.
“It’s heavy. The battles are hard, there’s not much room out there,” said Darnell Nurse. “It’s not boring, so to speak. But you know you’re not going to get that many opportunities.”
• Oilers defenceman Joel Persson was at fault for the 2-1 goal, making the kind of unforced error that the Coyotes so eagerly feed off of. It wasn’t his first mistake of the night, and he didn’t see another shift after that second-period goal by Carl Soderberg.
“He struggled the whole game, he had a tough night,” Tippett said. “The pace of the game was a little bit much for him to handle tonight so we had to play somebody else in that place. It is a fast-paced game, a hard game. For whatever reason he just didn’t have it tonight.”
• Gaetan Haas scored his first-ever NHL goal, though it wasn’t awarded to him until minutes after the event. Originally, it was given to Zack Kassian.
“It’s good that we score this goal, and we get a point. Maybe in the end it’s the point we need. I think it’s a good point,” offered the Swiss national. He wasn’t positive the goal was his. “I knew that I touched it. Kass told me he probably touched it too. In the end I didn’t know who was the last guy to touch it. Good for me, and good for him that he gave me that. It’s really good.”
The St. Louis Blues are in town Wednesday, followed by Taylor Hall and the New Jersey Devils on Friday.
Edmonton Oilers come from two down to knock off Capitals in overtime .
Draisaitl and McDavid sparked an Oilers comeback win.The Oilers finally broke their long scoreless drought with 6:40 left in the first period. Darnell Nurse's centering pass went in off a Washington defender for the Oilers first goal in 165:58.