Yotes want to be more than 'nice story'

Updated: April 27, 2010, 7:12 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- With one victory Tuesday night, the Phoenix Coyotes have the chance to shed their Cinderella shoes and step into the big boys' club.

A Game 7 victory over the Detroit Red Wings, hockey's model franchise for the past two decades, would propel the Coyotes into a realm of respectability they deeply yearn for.

"We don't just want to be, 'Oh, this is a nice story,'" Coyotes coach Dave Tippett said Monday. "We want to be a good team and a good team for a ...

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