No. 6: Phoenix Coyotes

Ultimate Standings 2012

Updated: September 7, 2012, 11:55 AM ET
By Max Klinger | ESPN The Magazine

Last year's rank: 28 Title track: 68 Ownership: 100 Coaching: 6 Players: 11 Fan relations: 22 Affordability: 2 Stadium experience: 37 Bang for the buck: 2

Pretty much everything went right for Phoenix this year despite the one thing that controls their fate -- new ownership -- being more uncertain than ever. Coach Dave Tippett took a ragtag group of role players (the collective age of his two biggest names on offense was 74) and won the team's first playoff series in 26 years. After ...

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