The National Hockey League is back in business after a four-month labor dispute.
Shane Doan fired a 10-foot backhand shot into the net to give the Phoenix Coyotes a 1-0 victory over the Nashville Predators in the second round of the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup playoffs.
The Phoenix Coyotes avoided being swept out of the National Hockey League playoffs with a 2-0 victory that ended the Los Angeles Kings’ eight-game win streak.
National Hockey League players union leader Donald Fehr said negotiations on a new labor agreement could begin this week and extend beyond the Sept. 15 expiration of the current accord.
The Phoenix Coyotes won their first National Hockey League playoff series since relocating to Arizona from Winnipeg in 1996, advancing to the second round with a 4-0 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Antoine Vermette’s fifth goal of the postseason opened the scoring as the Phoenix Coyotes beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 to take a 2-0 lead in their second- round National Hockey League playoff series.
Mikkel Boedker scored in overtime as the Phoenix Coyotes beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 to move within one win of reaching the second round of the National Hockey League playoffs.
The Detroit Red Wings and Montreal Canadiens won their National Hockey League quarterfinals to take a 2-0 advantage in their best-of-seven playoff series.
The Detroit Red Wings held on to defeat the Phoenix Coyotes 4-3 and take a two-games-to-none lead in their National Hockey League playoff series.
"You're just excited to get to play hockey again and to get to do what you really enjoy and have a passion for."
- Shane Doan on Jan 06, 2013