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Will John Scott’s All Star Game journey be made into a movie?

John Scott’s journey from out of the league enforcer to All-Star game MVP has apparently caught the eye of Hollywood execs. Frank Seravalli of reports Scott has been approached about a having movie made about him. The former Arizona Coyotes forward’s story is pretty incredible. An NHL enforcer with a mechanical engineering degree from Michigan Tech, Scott personified the...
Via Bloguin Best
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kings-Coyotes Preview

Though the surprising Arizona Coyotes took some knocks just before the All-Star break, they remain in position to make a run at their first postseason appearance in four years. With coach Dave Tippett joining select company in his 1,000th game, the host Coyotes try to take four of five meetings from the Pacific Division-leading Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. Arizona hasn...
Via Associated Press
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Even the NHL can’t put out the light

NASHVILLE, TN – JANUARY 31: John Scott #28 of the Arizona Coyotes poses with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman after the Pacific Division All-Stars defeat the Atlantic Division All-Stars in the 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Final Game between the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference at Bridgestone Arena on January 31, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Sanford Myers/Getty Images...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Arizona Coyotes could find new permanent home with Arziona State Sun Devils

After a longstanding saga on whether the Arizona Coyotes were going to stay in Arizona, it seems a solution might have been found. The Coyotes are reportedly looking to build an arena outside of Glendale and join the Arizona State Sun Devils in a joint arena in Tempe. “The Arizona Coyotes are expecting plans for a new permanent home in the state to be finalized by the end of...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Coyotes: Only team without an ‘All-Star’

The 2016 NHL All-Star Weekend is finally here. Every year, some of the NHL’s best players gather together to test out their skills and entertain fans. It is an event that brings the league together, and every team has their very own representative. Well, not every team. The Arizona Coyotes will not have a current roster member participating in the weekend festivities. Earlier in...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes recover from slow start to top Wild in shootout

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Arizona Coyotes came back late in regulation and won in a shootout on Monday night. Coach Dave Tippett didn't want to move past his displeasure with the early deficit, though.Not even matching last season's win total before the All-Star break was enough to perk up Tippett.Recovering from a lackluster first two periods, Antoine Vermette scored short-handed with...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Coyotes: Jarred Tinordi solid in debut

One of the Arizona Coyotes newest members made his debut with the team Saturday night in a 3-2 win against the Los Angeles Kings. Defenseman Jarred Tinordi was acquired from the Montreal Canadiens on Jan. 15 in a three team trade that ultimately saw Arizona move John Scott and Stefan Elliott. Scott was voted into the 2016 NHL All-Star Game by fans, and will still be the Pacific Division...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes down Kings to snap skid

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Coyotes watched as their goaltender, without a stick and away from the crease, removed his mask during play and allowed a goal into a wide-open net.They overcame that with Shane Doan playing the role of quarterback, throwing the puck to speedy Jordan Martinook for the winner.Martinook scored 22 seconds into the third period to snap a tie, Doan had a...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Doan coyly admits to helping Coyotes’ staff during 2004 lockout

Hockey players can be a strange bunch, but they can also be a very inspiring bunch as well. Such is the case with Shane Doan of the Phoenix Coyotes. After setting the franchise record for goals, Doan is set to be honored at a special pre-game ceremony and part of that is correcting a few ‘urban legends.’ One of them just so happens to be a mystery player who stepped up and paid...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Coyotes’ Max Domi is NHL’s most impressive rookie

After the Arizona Coyotes ended their 2014-15 campaign 29th in the NHL, they hoped the bottom-two finish would enable them to draft a superstar as a consolation prize. When the Edmonton Oilers won the draft lottery, the Coyotes’ draft position was pushed to third overall, which meant missing out on highly touted center prospects Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel. But now, less...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brawl Breaks Out After Arizona-Buffalo Game Monday Night

Fights are a part of the game of hockey nowadays. Fans tune in expecting to see a few break out during a game, but it is seldom that they break out after the game--but that is exactly what happened after the Buffalo Sabres and Arizona Coyotes finished playing Monday night. Arizona made a valiant effort to tie the game up towards the end of regulation only to fall short in the end...
Via FatManWriting
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Can The Arizona Coyotes Actually Make The Playoffs?

Everybody loves an underdog. It's very easy to write off Cinderella teams at the start of the season. "Luck," "small sample size," "there's 82 games" are the common phrases for dismissing unexpected success. However, when the calendar turns to the new year, and that team is still second in their division, it's time to take them seriously.So can the Arizona Coyotes actually do this...
Via The Sports Quotient
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes' Domi gets haircut, nets hat trick

Arizona Coyotes rookie forward Max Domi needed to change things up to end his lengthy goal drought.With that in mind, Domi visited a barber for a quick snip early on Tuesday and - lo and behold - netted his first career hat trick later in the night. The 20-year-old was at a loss when attempting to explain his scoring binge shortly after Arizona skated to its season-high fourth straight...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes’ John Scott relishing controversial NHL All-Star nod

John Scott, the 33-year-old brawler and enforcer in a league that no longer holds such players in high regard, was named to the 2016 NHL All-Star Game thanks to a groundswell of support built upon the idea of a joke from snarky, social-media savvy fans. But how it all happened matters little to the Arizona Coyotes bruiser. Scott says he’s relishing very minute of it. “I would...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Roenick gives John Scott 'motivator' ahead of ASG

Jeremy Roenick isn't one to mince words, and he was pretty open about how "terrible" he found it that John Scott planned to attend the NHL All-Star Game after the fan voting gone awry earned the bruiser an invite.But the player-turned-analyst appears to at least be giving Scott a bit of "incentive," as SportsNet called it, ahead of the big event.The All-Star fete includes the Skills...
Via Yardbarker
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes' Doan hilariously 'defends' Scott's All-Star honor

Arizona Coyotes veteran forward Shane Doan came to the defense of teammate John Scott in the wake of the latter's unlikely selection as a captain for the upcoming NHL All-Star Game.An enforcer on a club that has placed him on waivers three times this season, Scott benefited from a fan campaign that landed him the honor of being named the captain for the Pacific Division's All-Star...
Via Fox Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

John Scott voted All-Star Game captain

Every 75 to 76 years the earth experiences a phenomena that we call Halley’s Comet. It’s a sight to behold and is a once in a lifetime occurrence for most of us on Earth. The NHL may have just encountered it’s Halley’s Comet as John Scott, forward for the Arizona Coyotes, has been selected to the NHL All-Star Game as a captain for the Pacific Division. While the beauty may...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Will the Coyotes be able to keep up the pace while Mike Smith is out?

Recently it was announced that Mike Smith has a core muscle injury and would miss 8-10 weeks after having surgery. Smith is one of the more perplexing players in the NHL, due to his pedigree and the perception he has around the NHL. You can see the year which resulted in the Coyotes putting the investment into him. That 2011-12 year though won’t be returning anytime soon...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Coyotes goalie Mike Smith out eight to 10 weeks

Arizona Coyotes goaltender Mike Smith is expected to miss 8-10 weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a core muscle on Tuesday, according to general manager Don Maloney."We expect him back and 100 percent healthy hopefully before the end of the season," Maloney said.Smith, who has been the Coyotes starting goaltender since 2011, was 10-9-1 on the season, with a .901 save percentage...
Via Yardbarker
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Former NHL player Patrick O'Sullivan opens up about childhood abuse

Some parents are loving, some are crazy and some are downright evil. For former NHL player Patrick O'Sullivan, his father would be placed in the latter category. O'Sullivan, who played six seasons in the NHL, opened up on Wednesday about the abuse he endured as minor from his father. "From the moment I got my first pair of hockey skates at five years old, I got the living s...
Via Yardbarker
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Can the Arizona Coyotes remain playoff contenders?

After missing out on the playoffs for the third year in a row, and being subjected to numerous relocation rumors, there seemed to be little hope for the Arizona Coyotes at the end of last season. Now 25 games into the 2015-2016 season, the team's performance has done a 180, and things are finally looking up for the Coyotes. At this time last year the Coyotes were ranked second...
Via The Sports Quotient
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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