Boedker notches first hat trick as Coyotes keep Oilers winless
first assist of the season. Chipchura put Arizona up 2-1 late in the period with a one-timer off a nice feed from Joe Vitale behind the goal. Murphy beat Scrivens with a wrister from the top of the left circle in the second period, and Klinkhammer
Tippett still mum on Wednesday's starter in goal
he's not going to do it here, he's got to keep playing." With Antoine Vermette, Martin Hanzal, Sam Gagner and Joe Vitale (or Chipchura) at center, there was no place for Hodgman in the lineup. The Coyotes' decision to keep Gagner at
Top 10 questions as Coyotes open 2014-15 season
what sort of impact you want. In Joe Vitale , the Coyotes see a center who can ..... offense. For our part, we like Vitale 's chances of blossoming in an expanded ..... They replaced them with Gagner and Vitale . There are plenty of character
Smith, Coyotes lay egg in season-opening loss
you've got a problem. The players the Coyotes brought in in the offseason to inject some character were not good. Joe Vitale turned the puck over on an early goal and lost more faceoffs than he won. B.J. Crombeen played just nine minutes
Does Bettman's arrival in Valley portend big announcement?
centering right wing Shane Doan and left wing Mikkel Boedker. That line is a solid bet to stay intact. So is the line of Joe Vitale between right wing B.J. Crombeen and left wing Brandon McMillan. Right now, Martin Hanzal is centering left wing
NHL Preview Capsules
fifth season with Arizona, 156-96-42; In 10th NHL season as coach, 427-252-107. ADDED: C Sam Gagner, C Joe Vitale , RW B.J. Crombeen, G Devan Dubnyk. LOST: RW Radim Vrbata, C Mike Ribeiro, D Derek Morris, LW Paul Bissonnette
Coyotes' conundrum: Does Gagner fit better at center or wing?
whole thing where we have to figure out where that goes." The Coyotes already have Antoine Vermette, Martin Hanzal and Joe Vitale slated to play center. Kyle Chipchura is another possibility who can also play wing, and Justin Hodgman has impressed
Glencross lifts Flames past Coyotes in OT
past goalie Brendan Burke. Deryk Engelland, Brian McGrattan and Sven Baertschi also scored for the Flames. B.J. Crombeen had a goal and an assist for Arizona, Matt Kassian and Joe Vitale also scored, and Chris Summers had two assists.
Coyotes drop preseason game in OT
past goalie Brendan Burke. Deryk Engelland, Brian McGrattan and Sven Baertschi also scored for the Flames. B.J. Crombeen had a goal and an assist for Arizona. Matt Kassian and Joe Vitale also scored, and Chris Summers had two assists.
Tuesday's Sports In Brief
replace the one they lost. Once they could sign free agents, the Coyotes filled a couple of holes. Arizona signed center Joe Vitale to a three-year contract and goalie Devan Dubnyk to a one-year deal, adding depth two days after trading for center