Arizona Coyotes Mid-Term Report Card: Forwards

Arizona Coyotes grades for the forwards – 

As usual in any hockey season, any given NHL roster is going to have its surprises and it’s disappointments.  The Arizona Coyotes are no exception.  The Arizona Coyotes forward group in the first half of the season have been very inconsistent.   [Read more…]

Arizona Coyotes Report Card: Def, Goal, PP & PK

Arizona Coyotes grades for the defence, goaltenders and special teams –  

As usual in any hockey season, any given NHL roster is going to have its surprises and it’s disappointments.  The Arizona Coyotes are no exception.  Outside of Devan Dubnyk and Keith Yandle the Arizona Coyotes defence and goaltending have been a major disappointment.    [Read more…]

Arizona Coyotes Report Card: Forwards

Arizona Coyotes grades for the forwards – 

As usual in any hockey season, any given NHL roster is going to have its surprises and it’s disappointments.  The Arizona Coyotes are no exception.  The Arizona Coyotes forward group in the first quarter of the season have been very inconsistent.   [Read more…]

Arizona Coyotes: Playoff Formula

It’s simple Arizona Coyotes!  Win every 10 game segment and you’re in! –

During a long NHL season, it doesn’t matter if it’s game number fifteen or game number seventy-two, they are all worth two points.  Now in saying that, all two points aren’t created equal. [Read more…]

Phoenix Coyotes Year End Grades: Def & Goal

Phoenix Coyotes Report Card For The Defencemen And Goaltenders — 

The Phoenix Coyotes defencemen have all had stretches where they have been a little inconsistent but for the most part have played very well.  The Coyotes backend provides the team with better than average offence but struggles on the defensive side at times.   [Read more…]

Phoenix Coyotes Year End Grades: Forwards

Phoenix Coyotes Year End Report Card for the Forwards —

Most grading systems I’ve seen just do a basic grading of the forwards, the defencemen and the goaltending in groups.  I wanted to try something different by evaluating each player based only on his play and then evaluating his play based on his salary.  This is not very scientific and at times not very fair.  After years of coaching and scouting, I just look at the game a little differently than I used to as a fan.   [Read more…]

Phoenix Coyotes Mid Term Grades: Def and Goal

Phoenix Coyotes Report Card For The Defencemen And Goaltenders — 

The Phoenix Coyotes defencemen have all had stretches where they have been a little inconsistent but for the most part have played very well. [Read more…]

Phoenix Coyotes Mid-Term Grades: Forwards

Phoenix Coyotes Mid-Term Report Card for the Forwards —

This grading system not very scientific and my evaluations are based on my experience’s in coaching (15 years), as a  WHL Scout (15 years), a player (15 years), as a Fan (forever) and even as a Fantasy GM (too many years).  I know what I like and what I don’t like in a player and it will probably be much different for every reader and that is great. [Read more…]

Phoenix Coyotes 1st Quarter Grades: Def – Goal

Phoenix Coyotes Report Card For The Defencemen And Goaltenders — 

The Phoenix Coyotes defencemen have all had stretches where they have been a little inconsistent but for the most part have played very well. [Read more…]

Phoenix Coyotes 1st Quarter Grades: Forwards

Phoenix Coyotes First Quarter Report Card —

My grading system not very scientific and my evaluations are based on my experience’s in coaching (15 years), as a  WHL Scout (15 years), a player (15 years), as a Fan (forever) and even as a Fantasy GM (too many years).  I know what I like and what I don’t like in a player and it will probably be much different for every reader and that is great. We all see different things in a player.  After years of coaching and scouting I just look at the game a little differently than I used to as a fan.  Listed below is some of the criteria I used in grading this report card. [Read more…]