For The Good Of The Game: Why the Coyotes simply must relocate North

March 27th, 2010 by Joe Mikolai Leave a reply »
Over the past several weeks we've seen the Phoenix Coyotes continue to make a mockery of the NHL by refusing to wallow in their own self pity and vanish into thin air and eventually resurface somewhere in the North where they belong.

Instead of going away, as I've suggested so many times, (see Hockey Traditionalists Better Hope Coyotes, Thrashers, and Panthers lose soon )   only the fast-fading Atlanta Thrashers and Florida Panthers have taken my advice.

The defiant invaders of the desert instead just ended a ridiculous nine game winning streak.

You read that correctly, a nine game winning streak, not a nine game points streak or nine game unbeaten streak.

No, Phoenix (at 98 points 46-23-6) is getting better and are now just three points out of the top spot in the Western Conference standings. While they may have a 26-10-2 home record, and attendance has been up significantly lately (due to the bandwagon effect and pending playoff apperance).  Reports of sellouts have even surfaced.

But still one has to wonder if this new-found love of hockey these desert rats have discovered is even real.  Do the games even ...

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