Icy Reception

Sports-radio behemoth KTAR defines its raison d'être thusly: "Suns, D-Backs, Cards, ASU. It's . . . all . . . here." That's a pretty tenuous "all" without the Phoenix Coyotes. Sure, they stink, but it's a major-league franchise coached by Hockey-Puck Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky, Chrissakes. If anybody cares -- anybody? -- the dogs play their home opener, a preseason duel with the Colorado Avalanche.
Mon., Sept. 17, 7 p.m.
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Clay McNear
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