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Five For Howling Aug 22, 2014

Keith Yandle: God-like on offense, god-awful on defense

Today's countdown post breaks down Keith Yandle's 31 points on the power-play in 2013-14 and the huge gap between that and his defensive play. There may be no player in Arizona Coyotes history more polarizing than Keith Yandle. His play offensively and defensively are nightly topics of conversation on social media and in the arena. Yandle scored 31 of his team-leading 53 points on the power play last season, but was that all washed away with poor defensive play? Yandle’s 2013-14 season was one of peaks and valleys. High points include several game-winning plays and his consistent...
Five For Howling Aug 8, 2014

Arizona Coyotes Preseason Countdown: 45 Days

Keith Yandle had 45 assists last season, third among NHL defensemen. Should he still be traded? After recording 45 assists over the course of the 2013-14 season, Keith Yandle not only comfortably led the Arizona Coyotes in that category but also ranked third among NHL defensemen behind Duncan Keith and Erik Karlsson. Additionally, Yandle's eight goals left him with a team-leading 53 points, six points shy of his franchise-record point total for defensemen of 59 in 2010-11. The 45 assists were three short of his career high of 48 from the same season. With his value solidified, Coyotes...