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Coyotes 3, Penguins 1

By Dejan Kovacevic | Trib Total Media

Looking ahead to faceoff …

Game: Penguins (38-14-2) vs. Phoenix Coyotes (25-19-10)

Time: 8:08 p.m.

Site: Arena, Glendale, Ariz.

TV, radio: Root Sports, Fox Sports Arizona (Phoenix), 105.9 The X

Here’s the official live summary.

Here’s TribLIVE’s Penguins page. Rob Rossi is on the scene for the Trib.

Author: Dejan Kovacevic

Dejan Kovacevic, a lifelong Pittsburgher, is an award-winning sports columnist for Trib Total Media covering the Steelers, Penguins, Pirates, Pitt and, recently, his fourth Olympics in Sochi, Russia. He also appears on WPXI-TV's 'Subway Final Word’ and hosts a weekly show on TribLIVE Radio. For 2011, he was named one of the country's top four columnists by the AP Sports Editors. For 2012, he was named one of the country's top three columnists by the National Headliners. For 2013, he was named the state's top columnist by the Keystone Press Awards and top columnist in Western Pennsylvania by the Golden Quills.


  1. Jim S. says:

    Pens and moms need to bring home another one tonight. If they handled LAK with ease the other night, they need to pounce on the Coyotes tonight.

    I look for a big game from Sid. He has not been scoring a lot of goals lately. I say he gets 2 and 2 tonight in front of Gretzky.

  2. Jandy says:

    Go Pens!

    I know the Yotes beat the Kings, 3-0 the other day. Then lost to Buffalo. wow…talk about up and down. Let’s hope the Pens don’t play down to their opponent

  3. You stayin’ up for this one?


  4. Barb says:

    Good evening everyone. Well I see Jerome Bettis was shut out again. Boo.

  5. Jandy says:

    dayum right I am :)

  6. Jandy says:

    Bodacoius!! Hey lady…yeah…Poor Bus :(

  7. Barb says:

    Hi Jandy. Yea the Bus got thrown under the bus and had a flat on the way to the HOF voting.

  8. theplanisworking says:

    Nice to see the regulars here tonight.
    I win “dork of the day” award for forgetting about this game………
    And, as I switch it on, Phoenix gets a goal.


  9. Jandy says:

    I was actually expecting that to happen…

  10. Barb says:

    That’s what I get for trying to finish up my laundry. Grrr!

  11. Sarah says:

    Sid needs a RW.

  12. Barb says:


  13. theplanisworking says:

    Well, since many won’t fire Bylsma,
    many won’t trade Letang,
    guess they will not acquire anyone of import.

    I say you trade your goalie pads for a curved stick, and go help Sid ! ;)

  14. Jandy says:

    I hope something clicks in the 2nd. sheesh

  15. Wild Bill says:

    Amazing Duke – Syracuse game tonight. ‘Cuse wiping by 2 in OT.

  16. Wild Bill says:

    Let’s try wins by 2.

  17. Jandy says:

    works for me!

  18. Wild Bill says:

    Love that auto correct.

  19. Jim S. says:

    + many, Sarah. So, many great opportunities are being created but not finished.

  20. Wild Bill says:

    Looks like the Pens have found a hot opposing goalie.

  21. Wild Bill says:

    We might choose to clear the crease.

  22. theplanisworking says:

    Thursday night, Pens crush a Stanley Cup contender, the LAK.

    Tonight, the Pens getting outplayed by a middling (at best) Phoenix squad.


  23. Wild Bill says:

    Kings are trending down, Plan – got shut out by our pals from Philly today.

    But I know what you’re saying. Hope Smith tires before we do.

  24. Jandy says:


  25. theplanisworking says:

    Of course right after I write that, Malkin scires! LOL

  26. Jandy says:

    do it again plan LOL

  27. theplanisworking says:

    It’s intermission……. my brain is off…… ;)

  28. Jandy says:

    well, then, get it ready!

  29. theplanisworking says:

    Yes, Mother Teresa……….. :(

  30. Brandie says:

    Good evening all. Go Pens!

  31. Jandy says:

    hey sistah! We’re not faring so well..

  32. theplanisworking says:

    Hello, Brandimal.
    I think the Pens are mistaking this game for a curling match…………

  33. Barb says:

    Hey Brandecita good to see you tonight. I see the Pens brought their D game (and I don’t mean defense).

  34. theplanisworking says:

    You are being too kind……….. ;)

  35. Barb says:

    Well there is hope for improvement.

  36. Brandie says:

    Bodacious, Hippo, and Jandstar,

    Nit sure why it is one step forward, two steps back for this team when the identity is clearly responsible defensive play and balanced offensives possessions. Frustrating as heck!

  37. theplanisworking says:

    True that.
    And, I can hope for a donut with my morning juice tomorrow also. ;)

  38. theplanisworking says:

    Your Penn State is showing…… ;)

  39. Barb says:

    Well let’s see how many Penguins they can cram in the penalty box.

  40. Brandie says:

    I wonder what the over/ under is on that?

  41. Jandy says:


  42. theplanisworking says:

    Well, at least this isn’t the last game of the playoffs.
    Pens will be back on Monday….. hopefully they will be awake for the game.
    Ottawa always plays the Pens tough……. and dirty.

    Everyone enjoy the Super Rodent Day tomorrow……

  43. Jandy says:

    We play Ottawa Monday…and they just got spanked by Toronto 6-3, Kessel with a hat trick. he moved up to 4th in the scoring race. All I can say is, we better be hungrier.

  44. Brandie says:

    Good night all.

  45. Jandy says:

    sweet dreams sistah <3

  46. Basil says:

    Pens are not a championship caliber team. We’ve heard it before; good in the regular season, poor in the playoffs. They have too many weaknesses to make a championship run. Not enough scoring on the 3rd and 4th lines and a lack of team discipline. Goaltending is shaky at best. If you don’t agree, you don’t know hockey.

  47. Jim S. says:

    A nit slip?

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