Shane Doan RUMORS & NEWS

  • Tippett’s ‘gut feeling’ is that Doan won’t retire

    Pro Hockey Talk "Shane Doan‘s contract expires in July, and he turns 40 in October. But Shane Doan also scored 28 goals this year, the third-highest total of his career. The former is why he’s mulling retirement, and wants to discuss his playing future with his family. But the latter is why some think..." April 14

  • Shane Doan has an idea to eliminate tanking in the NHL

    Arizona Republic "Only four games – less than a week’s worth of work – separate the Coyotes from the offseason, an expiration date that was confirmed last week when the team was officially eliminated from postseason contention. That leaves not much at stake during this season-ending road trip that begins Monday..." April 05

  • Coyotes' Doan day to day, will go through concussion protocol

    The Score "Shane Doan will miss at least one game with a suspected concussion. The Arizona Coyotes captain won't play Monday against the Calgary Flames and will enter the league's concussion protocol, head coach Dave Tippett said, according to Arizona Sports 98.7 FM's Craig Morgan. Doan left Saturday's..." March 28

  • Shane Doan passes Dale Hawerchuk to become franchise scoring leader

    Sportsnet "At this point in Shane Doan‘s career, everything is bonus fries. The 20-year veteran and captain of the Arizona Coyotes added another accomplishment to his impressive career when he surpassed Dale Hawerchuk for most points in franchise history with 931. Doan scored two goals and added an assist..." February 13

  • Coyotes GM: Doan can stay with club 'as long as he wants to'

    The Score "The door to keep playing in the desert is wide open for Shane Doan. That's the message from Arizona Coyotes general manager Don Maloney, who's more than willing to keep the longtime captain in the fold after his contract expires at season's end. "We had a conversation with his agent a few..." December 22

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    Sarah McLellan @azc_mclellan

    To make room for Tikhonov on roster, #Coyotes have moved Doan (lower-body) to injured reserve.

  • Shane Doan reaches 1,400-game milestone with Coyotes

    Arizona Republic "Not until he’s done playing professionally will Coyotes captain Shane Doan be able to fully appreciate the accolades he amassed during his time in the NHL. “It’s something that makes me pause for a second but get right back at it right away,” he said. That focus is probably one of the..." October 21

  • Shane Doan becomes 2nd player in Coyotes history to collect 900 points

    The Score "Arizona Coyotes forward Shane Doan scored a memorable goal early in Saturday's game against the Boston Bruins. The captain got credit for the opening goal at the 2:12 mark of the first period after a wild scramble in front of the Bruins' net, and in doing so, collected his 900th career point." October 18

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    Sarah McLellan @azc_mclellan

    Doan is not on the ice for #Coyotes practice. Remember, he left yesterday's session with a lower-body injury and is day-to-day.

  • Doan is committed to Coyotes for this season, and maybe beyond

    Fox Sports Arizona "Shane Doan is back in the Valley with a refreshed mind, a rested body and a renewed spirit for the NHL season ahead. "Sometimes, you can get bogged down in negativity and focus on the wrong things," the Coyotes captain said Wednesday. "I'm feeling good again. I'm feeling optimistic." When..." August 13

  • Ordinary offseason so far for Coyotes' Doan

    Arizona Republic "To gauge captain Shane Doan's commitment to the Coyotes and the Valley on the heels of the worst season during his 20-year tenure, look no further than his itinerary this offseason. He took a shift in the anchor chair, co-hosting a local Sunday night sports show, later admitting, "That's pretty..." June 04

  • Tippett, Doan futures with Coyotes depend on team's plan

    Fox Sports Arizona "Dave Tippett and Shane Doan were key cogs in the most successful run in Coyotes history. Whether they remain so going forward likely will depend on how committed ownership and management are to achieving similar success quickly. Neither man wants to be a part of a lengthy rebuild in the Valley...." April 13

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    Arizona Coyotes @ArizonaCoyotes

    UPDATE: Captain Shane Doan will not play tonight at @VanCanucks because of lower-body injury. He is day-to-day.

  • Doan won't face supplemental discipline for hit on Letang

    Fox Sports Arizona "Coyotes captain Shane Doan will not face supplemental discipline for Saturday's hit on Penguins defenseman Kris Letang that sent Letang tumbling backwards into the boards -- a play that was not penalized on the ice. In the reasoning for declining supplemental punishment, a spokesperson for the..." March 30

  • The Coyotes are tired of hearing your Shane Doan trade rumors

    CBS Sports "It's not a common practice for NHL teams to acknowledge or respond to trade rumors. There are simply too many of them -- honestly, it would probably be the only thing they do in a day if they acknowledged every one -- and the overwhelming majority of them never result in a trade anyway. It..." January 09

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    Arizona Coyotes @ArizonaCoyotes

    Shane Doan will move into sole possession of 48th place on the @NHL's all-time games played list tonight with 1,338.

  • Doan on Coyotes’ struggles: ‘We’ve been fooling ourselves’

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Phoenix Coyotes surprisingly out-scored their problems for much of this season, but things haven’t been going well lately, including Saturday’s 5-3 loss to the Anaheim Ducks. Shane Doan fumed about his team’s struggles after the game, as Fox Sports Arizona’s Craig Morgan reports. “Right now..." January 12

  • Coyotes' Shane Doan cleared to play after month battling illness

    CBS Sports "The Phoenix Coyotes will get their captain back in the lineup soon after nearly a month away while battling illness. Shane Doan has been cleared to play and may be back as soon as Saturday night's contest. Doan had missed the last 12 games while fighting off a form of Rocky Mountain fever..." January 04

  • Doan (illness) is out ‘for the foreseeable future’

    Pro Hockey Talk "What exactly is wrong with Coyotes captain Shane Doan? That’s the question hockey fans are wondering these days in Phoenix. For now, all we know is he’s out with an illness and there’s no timetable for his return. “He’s still under the weather and he’s still not going to be available for the..." December 12

  • 'Yotes Notes: Doan's Injury is "Nothing Serious" "Coyotes captain Shane Doan did not practice with teammates on Tuesday in Saint Paul, Minn., but Head Coach Dave Tippett said that does not mean Doan would not play vs. the Wild on Wednesday night at Xcel Energy Center. “It’s nothing serious,” Tippett told reporters after practice. “It’s just we..." November 26

  • Doan enjoying offensive breakout

    Arizona Republic "Goalie Mike Smith and captain Shane Doan are constantly in conversation, even during games. Doan regularly skates past Smith’s crease, especially after the goalie allows a goal, and gives a pep talk along with a whack on his pads for encouragement. But apparently, Smith is also a cheerleader..." November 11

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    Randy Sportak @SUNRandySportak

    Coyotes Shane Doan is apparently a game-time decision for tonight's game against the #Flames. Heard he's dealing with a lower-body injury.

  • Doan doesn’t regret decision to stay with Coyotes

    Arizona Republic "Forget about the Whiteout and the overtime thrillers and the transformation of men with beards into gleeful little boys. Yes, the Stanley Cup playoffs are a celebration of all that. But in Phoenix — for the last three years — they’ve also been a distraction from an ownership saga that..." May 11

  • No regrets for Coyotes captain Doan

    Fox Sports Arizona "Shane Doan is the embodiment of dejection after every loss. You can see it on his face, you can hear it in his voice, and you can feel it in the air around him. Given that fact, it was hard to tell if Monday’s kick-in-the-unmentionables loss to San Jose hit Doan harder than most. This wasn’t..." April 20

  • Coyotes' Shane Doan believes in a nucleus worth buying

    Vancouver Sun "Phoenix Coyote captain Shane Doan kept the hockey world waiting all summer. Would he take his free-agent talents somewhere else? Or would he remain with the Coyotes, the only franchise he has played for since breaking into the NHL in 1995? He was waiting for the Coyote ownership situation to be..." February 26

  • Phoenix Coyotes forward Shane Doan playing as family's captain 1st

    Arizona Republic "A brief five days after Shane Doan became a prized free agent, the longtime Coyotes captain contemplated leaving the game. I'm done, he told himself. I'm never playing again. As soon as the Coyotes weren't able to renegotiate a contract and subsequently lost Doan's rights on July 1, other..." October 07

  • Shane Doan's signing strengthens Phoenix Coyotes

    Arizona Republic "The last time Coyotes coach Dave Tippett was at Arena he started brainstorming possible line combinations for next season. On his whiteboard, he wrote everyone's name with a black marker -- everyone except captain Shane Doan's. For that name, Tippett used a red pen. But when he..." September 16

  • Shane Doan chooses to stay with Phoenix Coyotes despite ownership issues

    Arizona Republic "A week ago, optimism that captain Shane Doan would stick with the Coyotes could have vanished. That's when potential buyer Greg Jamison told General Manager Don Maloney he wasn't going to be able to finalize a lease agreement with the city of Glendale and complete his bid to purchase the team..." September 15

  • Loyalty is engrained in Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan's DNA

    Arizona Republic "In the ears of a child, a parent's voice can ring for an eternity. Shane Doan knows better than anyone. "My dad always said, 'If you enjoy working hard, every day is a holiday,' " Doan said. "That was his thing." Back home on the ranch in Alberta, Bernie Doan said lots of stuff like that,..." September 08

  • Phoenix Coyotes' Shane Doan breaks his silence

    Arizona Republic "Coyotes captain Shane Doan has been able to fly under-the-radar this summer as one of the most prized free agents of the off-season. He's made a few public comments on his situation, talking in July when he participated in NHLPA meetings in New York and then in August at an autograph sighing in..." September 07

  • Canucks GM on Shane Doan: "We're going to wait it out"

    Pro Hockey Talk "While Sept. 15 marks a deadline for the NHL's existing CBA, it's also the (latest) deadline for Shane Doan to allegedly end his free agent bid. The Pittsburgh Penguins seem like they've lost their resolve in figuring something out with the veteran power forward, but Vancouver Canucks GM Mike..." August 29

  • Red Wings wait as Shane Doan sweepstakes continues

    Detroit Free Press "As July closes, the Red Wings sit and wait on Shane Doan. It's well known that Doan, 35, wants to stay with the Phoenix franchise, the only club he's ever played for and the one he's captained since 2003. It's equally well known that the Coyotes have ownership/arena/attendance issues, and Greg..." July 31

  • Phoenix Coyotes' Shane Doan to talk with Coyotes' potential buyer Greg Jamison Friday

    Arizona Republic "In what has emerged as an accessory to the ownership saga that has plagued the Coyotes for the past three years, the uncertainty surrounding captain Shane Doan's future with the franchise may be nearing a resolution. Doan will chat over the phone with potential buyer Greg Jamison Friday in what..." July 27

  • On Doan, Darcy, Ryan and the Flyers

    Buffalo News "Reading plenty of stories today in the wake of the Predators matching the Flyers' offer sheet for Shea Weber and I was taken aback by a tweet from senior writer Dan Rosen about how the Flyers have been striking out all summer. No Ryan Suter or Zach Parise. No Rick Nash. No Weber. I'll..." July 26

  • Phoenix Coyotes' Shane Doan, still waiting, visits other teams

    Arizona Republic "When Coyotes captain Shane Doan reported to New York last Thursday for an NHLPA labor meeting, his main responsibility was to engage in discussions about the league's collective-bargaining agreement and its looming expiration date. But behind the scenes, picking a team remained a top priority..." July 24

  • Red Wings hoping to meet with Shane Doan, as free-agent forward continues talking to teams

    Michigan Live "Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland said Sunday that he hopes to meet face-to-face with Shane Doan, as the club continues its pursuit of the free-agent forward. Doan met with the Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers over weekend, after attending NHL labor talks in New York on..." July 23

  • Agent: Phoenix Coyotes' Shane Doan waiting for Jamison group confirmation

    Arizona Republic "While the hockey world is waiting on Coyotes captain Shane Doan to pick a team, Doan is waiting on potential buyer Greg Jamison to determine the likelihood his bid to purchase the Coyotes will be completed. "We're waiting to see what Mr. Jamison is going to do, now that it seems like the path..." July 19

  • Can the Penguins Sign Shane Doan?

    PensBurgh "I thought it would be important to bring back the discussion of big free agent forward Shane Doan, who his agent says, has received an offer from Pittsburgh and has shown interest in playing with the Pens. According to, the Penguins have plenty of cap space to make a sizeable offer..." July 18

  • Shane Doan taking his time; Phoenix Coyotes don't mind

    Arizona Republic "Speculation continues to build as to where Coyotes captain Shane Doan will land next season, but the prized free agent is in no hurry to make a decision. Doan's reluctance to choose among the growing list of interested teams clearly points to the Coyotes as frontrunners, but uncertainty..." July 18

  • Red Wings will make play for free agent Shane Doan

    Detroit News "The Red Wings went through the great battle for the top two free agents this offseason, coming up short. Now, they hope that local politics in Arizona turn in their favor. If the Red Wings want to sign Shane Doan, the 35-year-old forward and captain of the Coyotes, he must decide he wants to..." July 11

  • Avs would be wise to go after free agent Shane Doan

    Denver Post "Shane Doan could be on the open market today, and the Avalanche remains a team with a lot of money to spend if it wants. So why not throw some of it Doaner's way? There are compelling reasons to do just that. Doan will be 36 in October, but he remains one of the league's better power forwards...." July 10

  • Shane Doan deserves better ending to free agency

    USA Today "C'mon, LA, keep your grubby mitts away, won't you? Isn't pilfering one athletically gifted, civic-minded Canadian away from Phoenix enough already? On the heels of Steve Nash's departure to Los Angeles comes word that nearly a dozen suitors are courting Shane Doan, including the Kings,..." July 09

  • Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan's decision may exceed deadline

    Arizona Republic "A final decision on Shane Doan's destination for the upcoming season could exceed the July 9 deadline set by the current Coyotes captain. Doan is expected to start negotiations next Monday, but there is no timeline for when he will pick and sign with a team, Doan's agent Terry Bross..." July 03

  • Phoenix Coyotes bitter taste from series loss shouldn't overshadow bigger playoff picture

    Arizona Republic "It was a Shane Doan we never saw before. Bitter. Frustrated. Unhinged. "I bit my tongue this whole series," he said. "This whole series." The Coyotes' magical season came to an end Tuesday at Arena, and it was hard for the captain to bow out gracefully. Don't be too hard on..." May 23

  • Persistent Shane Doan sentimental favorite as postseason begins

    Arizona Republic "The employment history on the back of Shane Doan's trading card begins with three letters: WIN. They are short for Winnipeg, where he spent his rookie season. They were not a harbinger of victories and trophies to come. "After the Minnesota game, a couple of (opposing players) congratulated..." April 11

  • Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan ready to return

    Arizona Republic "The punishment was a familiar one for Coyotes captain Shane Doan, but that didn't make the situation any easier. For the past week, Doan was a spectator rather than a participant, serving a three-game NHL suspension for elbowing the Dallas Stars' Jamie Benn. Last season, Doan was charged..." March 28

  • Doan apologizes for rule-breaking hit on Stars' Benn

    Dallas Morning News "Phoenix captain Shane Doan issued a statement on Wednesday night, apologizing for a hit on Dallas Stars' forward Jamie Benn . Earlier in the day, the NHL gave Doan a three-game suspension for hitting Benn in the head with the right elbow during Tuesday's game. ``I accept the NHL's decision and..." March 22

  • Shane Doan just misses second hat trick, but Coyotes get back on track with rout of Avalanche

    Arizona Republic "They started that quest in a big way Monday. Shane Doan, who had his first NHL hat trick in his last home game 10 days ago, almost had another. Boyd Gordon, with 30 career goals entering the game, also scored twice, the first multigoal game of his NHL career, in the 6-1 rout of the Colorado..." January 17

  • Coyotes captain Shane Doan returns to city where he began career

    Arizona Republic "Only 18 years old when he broke in with the old Winnipeg Jets, Shane Doan was surrounded by veteran teammates who helped him transition from the Western Hockey League. Perhaps even more significant for his future was that he never forgot those lessons. He has put that knowledge to good use on..." December 01

  • Coyotes' Shane Doan likes Daymond Langkow trade but will miss Lee Stempniak

    Arizona Republic "Good players do not come without a price, but Shane Doan joked it would have been nice if the Coyotes could have landed Daymond Langkow, his roommate a decade ago, "for nothing." Langkow is possibly the final piece of the puzzle for the Coyotes, who are less than three weeks from their first..." September 01

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