At some point in the distant future, the Phoenix Coyotes won’t have to focus so much on their ownership and issues off the ice, but will actually be able to step on the ice and play a hockey game.

No one knows when that day will come, but when it does, the Coyotes will provide the league with one of the more intriguing storylines for the 2012-2013 season: Can they repeat their success of last year’s playoffs?

As fans in the desert have seen this year with the Arizona Diamondbacks, it takes a perfect combination of things to make a deep playoff run, and you have to take advantage of it while you can. We’ve seen the Diamondbacks falter in 2012 after a strong run, can the Coyotes avoid a similar fate?

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