The Phoenix Coyotes suffered a loss last night against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Well now that that's out of the the way time to move forward and look to the future. We can't dwell on the past, trust me after watching it I had to relive it by writing a post game analysis about it, we have to look to the future while taking with us the lessons that we learned from the game.
In today's tracks we have the post game talks from the Coyotes/Lightning game, we have some news about an injured Coyote, a few articles about the minor league affiliates, and news from the NHL world . . . and beyond.
Coyotes/Lightning Post Game
Sidelined David Schlemko elevated his game for Phoenix Coyotes
Looks like Schlemko will be out for the rest of the season after undergoing foot surgery 10 days ago.
Puck Podcast " Blog Archive " Puck Podcast - January 21, 2012 - Your Weekly Hockey Podcast
Five For Howling writer "Dude, The" joins the Puck Podcast as a fan correspondent with a submission about the Coyote's newest player Gilbert Brule.
Michael Wente, R.I.P. - Howlin' Hockey - A Phoenix Coyotes blog
Obituary for Michael Wente, a great man.
CHL: Allen's Beauchemin stops 41, helps down Arizona - The Prescott Daily Courier - Prescott, Arizona
The Sundogs got swept this weekend at home.
CHL: Americans rally to beat Sundogs, 4-3 - The Prescott Daily Courier - Prescott, Arizona
The Sundogs have been looking good on the power play. They had three power play goals but were unable to get the victory.
Gladiators fall on the road, 4-2 in Greenville | AccessNorthGa
Gladiators loss on the road but they will have a chance at payback this Sunday.
Pirates win fourth straight - The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram
Portland appears to be enjoying the road.
News From Around the NHL
The Hockey News: Adam Proteau's Column: Proteau: Combine All-Star Game with Winter Classic
Even though this may mean that Phoenix never gets to host the Winter Classic or All-Star Game, this is a good idea to have the All-Star Game be played outside.
The Hockey News: Headlines: Wild score 3 goals in team-record 59 seconds in 2nd period, beat Stars 5-2
3 goals in 59 seconds?!?! Damn that's impressive.
The Hockey News: Headlines: Avalanche spoil Quick's birthday with 3-1 win over Kings, Mueller scores winner
Its nice to see a conference rival lose but it means that a division rival has moved up in the conference ranking.
According to referees, Erik Karlsson is a diver | ProHockeyTalk
Diving is a pretty serious accusation. If a player "sells the penalty" that's one thing but for a referee to tell the coach that the player is diving that's something else.
Red Wings win 16th straight game at home | ProHockeyTalk
As much as we may hate Red Wings fans, the fourth longest home winning streak is very impressive.
Andrew Ference wrecks Ryan McDonagh with wicked hit from behind | ProHockeyTalk
A very nasty looking hit delivered in overtime that ended up leading to the Rangers winning the game with a power play goal.
Vanek embarrassed with Sabres play | ProHockeyTalk
I'm telling you Buffalo is cursed. It sounds like they are lacking confidence if they can't come from behind.
Parise hopes Devils keep "spending to the cap" | ProHockeyTalk
Not a good time for the Devils. Its going to be hard to keep Parise happy if they don't have the finances to build a good team or sign him.
News from the KHL
KHL’s Alexander Ryazantsev sets new ‘world record’ for hardest shot at 114 mph | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
I would not want to be a goalie facing that shot.
KHL seeks games vs. NHL; Vyacheslav Fetisov quits KHL, CSKA; Vityaz’s Mikhail Anisin sings | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
KHL looking to have exhibition games against NHL players next year in Russia.
Down Goes Brown: Daniel Alfredsson vs. Zdeno Chara: An in-depth comparison
A look at your All Star Captains this year.