The Phoenix Coyotes take on the Columbus Blue Jackets tonight in Glendale. The game can be seen on Fox Sports Arizona. We will have the usual Game Day Thread (GDT) here. For information on the Blue Jackets head over to our fellow SBNation blog, The Cannon.
Links after the jump...
Coyotes Assign Boedker to AHL - Phoenix Coyotes - News
Mikkel Boedker sent down to the Rampage. Word is Petr Prucha was put on re-entry waivers.
Varlamov tops NHL's 'Three Stars of the Week' - NHL.com - News
Doaner gets the 2nd star of the week.
Phoenix Coyotes' Shane Doan named NHL's second star of week
Jim Gintonio on Doan's award and the Coyotes goaltending of late.
Ray Whitney on NHL Live
The Wizard talks to Don & E.J. On Monday 1/3
The Desert Dog Blog: Burke Talks Goalies - The Desert Dog Blog - by Dave Vest
Dave Vest interviews former Dogs goaltender and current goalie coach.
News About Tonight's Enemy
Nobody's Safe (Puck-Rakers Blog)
Aaron Portzline on the aftermath on the Blue Jackets lost to the Preds on Sunday.
U-20 World Junior Championships
Canada advances to final with 4-1 win against U.S. - 2011 World Junior Championship
Coyotes prospect Mark Visentin leads Canada to victory for the 2nd day in a row.
Russia reaches Gold Medal Game in upset of Sweden - 2011 World Junior Championship
Coyotes prospect Oscar Lindberg now must face fellow prospect Chris Brown of the U.S. for the bronze.
News From Around the Hockey World
Why I Wasn't a Fan of This Year's Winter Classic - Five For Howling
Travis explains that the overdone nature of the Crosby-Ovechkin "rivalry" and lack of other storylines made him less than enthused.
Final at Staples: Blackhawks 4, Kings 3 | The Fabulous Forum | Los Angeles Times
The team that was smokin' hot coming into Glendale last week sure isn't anymore.
Michael Leighton placed on waivers - Broad Street Hockey
GIven Bobrovsky's emergence the Flyers made the move they probably needed to.
Meet Me In Columbus: Why The Blue Jackets Should Host The 2012 Winter Classic - SBNation.com
Won't everyone be at the Buckeyes bowl game that day?
ISLANDERS 5 CALGARY 2: 7-1-1 last 9DiPietro leaves game with strained adductor · islanderspointblank.com
Frans Nielsen left the game with an injury as well. It's almost getting comical with the injuries on the Island.
Reluctant Boudreau preaching trap, plus 30 thoughts - Elliotte Friedman
This week's 30 Thoughts. No Coyotes related stuff this week, but some great comments as usual.
The Final Howl
Fehr suspended for remainder of season for ‘going off script’ during Winter Classic | Intent to Blow
Assume a Fehr suspension is coming sometime this season.
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