"You're disappointed and you wish you could have the games back, but you can't. I can guarantee you we won't go the next 10 games with myself and the other guys not scoring, so that's a positive. We have nowhere to go but up." -- Shane Doan
, signed as a free agent this summer to bolster the Phoenix offense, still is looking for his first goal as a Coyote after eight games.
, acquired last spring for the same reason, is scoreless in eight games and watched the last two as a healthy scratch. Captain
, who has scored 1 goal since scoring twice in the season opener, and that's a grand total of one goal from Phoenix's four highest-paid forwards over the last nine games. That's more than $14 million of salary space -- on a team that watches every penny -- which so far has been little more than wasted space.