Thomson ReutersApril 14, 2014 01:25
Coyotes beat Stars, but it does not matter
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- What was supposed to be a game for the final playoff berth in the NHL ended up being a meaningless exhibition between two teams looking toward the future.
For the Phoenix Coyotes, that means retooling a roster that missed the playoffs for a second straight season. For the Dallas Stars, the plans are more immediate: a first-round playoff series with the Anaheim Ducks after a six-year postseason absence.