Coach Dave Tippett helps the Phoenix Coyotes win despite hard times
Little Lauren. Princess Kayla. Blake the birthday boy. Some kid is always hosting his or her party at the Ice Den in Scottsdale, Ariz., turning the rink into a screaming, chaotic blur of candles and wrapping paper and toe stops. This might be, in fact, the most annoying place in America to try to concentrate. Still, at a small cafe table overlooking the ice, surrounded by the giggly din, a man in a black jacket is drinking black coffee while jotting notes in a black ...
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ESPN The Magazine: March 19, 2012