The roster renovation orchestrated by Coyotes management at Wednesday's trade deadline could suggest an organization turning its attention to the future, but the coaching staff gathered the on-ice leaders before Thursday's game to assure them the team is not abandoning the remainder of this season. "Sometimes there are situations like that that the organization makes some deals that help us in the long run, but our message to our group is the exact same," coach Dave Tippett said.

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