Arizona Coyotes Morning Howl Report for November 22nd 2019

GLENDALE, ARIZONA - NOVEMBER 21: Jason Demers #55 and Nick Schmaltz #8 of the Arizona Coyotes attempt to clear the puck away from Zach Hyman #11 of the Toronto Maple Leafs during the third period at Gila River Arena on November 21, 2019 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/NHLI via Getty Images)
GLENDALE, ARIZONA - NOVEMBER 21: Jason Demers #55 and Nick Schmaltz #8 of the Arizona Coyotes attempt to clear the puck away from Zach Hyman #11 of the Toronto Maple Leafs during the third period at Gila River Arena on November 21, 2019 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/NHLI via Getty Images) /
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Well, you can not win them all. The Arizona Coyotes lost last night to the struggling Toronto Maple Leafs. That and more in today’s Morning Howl Report.

The Arizona Coyotes lost to the Toronto Maple Leafs last night in a game that saw local talent Auston Matthews score a big goal on a breakaway. Honestly, we can just forget about that game. The Maple Leafs were in desperate need of a win, and we all know how the Coyotes have played all year against teams at home when they are struggling.

The bright side is Arizona still finds themselves in second place within the Pacific Divison, with a two-point lead over the Vancouver Canucks. I would like to see Arizona continue to win against Pacific Division opponents, and they will get the opportunity on Saturday against the Kings.

One of the most noteworthy things of the night is the fact that Arizona is currently selling Auston Matthews’ jersey in their shops in the stadium. I don’t know if I particularly agree with selling Toronto jerseys in Arizona, but at the same time, it is Auston Matthews. Yeah, this really shows how little news there is to discuss today.

Fans, if you missed yesterday’s game that is alright. Save yourself the agony and don’t watch the replay from yesterday’s game. Just start getting excited for our next matchup against the LA Kings.

LA won last night against the Edmonton Oilers. So we can’t take them for granted, and beating them will move us just one point behind the Oilers for the lead in the Pacific Division.

Sorry for the lack of news to report today. Arizona currently finds themselves in an interesting spot, with a little downtime during the hectic month of November. Hopefully, the team can capitalize tomorrow against LA. How would you grade the Coyotes performance during November?

News from around the league:

Where will Mike Babcock end up next? (The Hockey News)

How to increase scoring in the NHL (ESPN)

NHL players struggle to name Disney princess (VIDEO) (For the win)