Phoenix Coyotes Struggling in November

November 9th, 2009 by Derek Pivko Leave a reply »

October skies appear to have cooled off the city of Phoenix as the month of November has frozen the Coyotes' hot streak.

After finishing the month of October with a record of 9-4, the Coyotes have gone 1-3 in the month of November. Granted, we’ve just concluded the first week in November, but is it time to address the howling cries of the Phoenix Coyotes?

The Coyotes have become the latest victim of the injury bug causing Assistant Captains Ed Jovanovski and Zbynek Michalek to miss ice time. Jovanovski left Thursday's game against Chicago in the third period with a lower-body injury. Jovanovski did not play against Anaheim on Saturday as the Coyotes lost 4-3.

There is a good sign of relief as Jovanovski is listed as questionable for Thursday's match up against Montreal. As for Michalek, he is expected to be out until perhaps the middle of November as he has been placed on injured reserve (IR).

With Jovanovski and Michalek out of the lineup, the Coyotes have called up Shaun Heshka from San Antonio to try and replaced their woun ...

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