Coyotes Tracks - January 7, 2011 - Barbs Stops Avalanche

ANAHEIM CA - OCTOBER 17: Jason LaBarbera #1 of the Phoenix Coyotes grimaces during a stop in play against the Anaheim Ducks during the first period at the Honda Center on October 17 2010 in Anaheim California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

The Phoenix Coyotes went on the road last night and got an astounding performance from their backup goaltender.  Jason Labarbera recorded his second shutout in less than 2 weeks.  Taylor Pyatt score both goals for the Coyotes.  The win moved the team into 8th place in the Western Conference.


Coyotes vs. Avs Post Game News

Coyotes vs. Avalanche - 01/06/2011 - Phoenix Coyotes - Recap
The Official Team Site's recap with video and stats.

Game 41 Recap: Avs suffer 2nd shutout of the season, 2-0. - Mile High Hockey
Paul's Coffey's recap of last night's affair for Mile High Hockey.

Listless Avs drop fourth game in five at home, fall to Coyotes 2-0 - The Denver Post
Adrian Dater's game recap. Didn't realize the Coyotes were orphans. 

Thursday's Three Stars: Miller blanks SJ; LaBarbera's emergency win - Puck Daddy - NHL  - Yahoo! Sports
Barb's gets the third star.

More links after the jump...

Coyotes News

Phoenix Coyotes without Ilya Bryzgalov tonight
Matt Climie was recalled to take Bryz's place last night. Climie will likely get sent right back to San Antonio today.

#Meh | The Good, The Bad, The Coyotes
Yotesgurl is not a fan of the team's recent personnel decisions.

Fantasy Hockey: Time to diversify that lineup with hidden gems - Puck Daddy - NHL  - Yahoo! Sports
More Coyotes mentions at Puck Daddy.

Hockey Prospectus | Front Office Focus: Heavy Lifter Index, Forwards
Marty gets a shout out towards the end.


Sundogs News

Dog Caller - January 6, 2011 - Sundogs end 2010 with a bang; start 2011 with a fizzle - Five For Howling
Valerie's weekly review.


News From Around the Hockey World

Langenbrunner headed back to Dallas: Fire & Ice
Feels like '02 all over again.

Nashville Predators overthrow the Kings 5-2 - On the Forecheck
Two teams going in opposite directions.

Sidney Crosby Out One Week with Concussion - PensBurgh
Penguin's captain out with a concussion. His team responded by losing 2-1 to the Habs.

Recovering From Mike Milbury - Is Five Years Long Enough? - The Copper & Blue

The tide is turning in Tampa Bay and the NHL's Southeast Division - From The Rink
The SouthLeast no more.

Dwayne Roloson, Welcome to a Land of Positive Shot Differential - Behind The Net
These numbers show just how good a goalie Rolo has been over his career.

Before we forget... - Puck Worlds
The U-20 Men's tourney isn't the only IIHF tournament this time of the year. Bruce previews the U-18 women's tourney semis.

Bourne Blog: After Canada's collapse, 3 ways to avoid comeback loss - Puck Daddy - NHL  - Yahoo! Sports
Justin Bourne on how teams can avoid what happened to Canada's U-20 team In Buffalo.

World Junior Russian Hockey Team Kicked Off Flight in | Buffalo, NY |
The Russian team partied after their win and had an early flight out.

Martin Brodeur says he can handle it if Devils want to stick with Johan Hedberg |
The end is near. (s/t to Puck Daddy)


The Final Howl

Down Goes Brown: So you've become a hockey fan: Gary Bettman's post-Winter Classic FAQ - Toronto Maple Leafs Blog - Humor. Commentary. Despair.
The most maligned commissioner not named Selig answers new fans questions in this DGB exclusive.


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