Yesterday some stuff happened in the hockey world . . . AND SHANE DOAN SCORED HIS FIRST NHL HAT TRICK IN A VICTORY OVER THE NEW YORK ISLANDERS!!!!
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Coyotes vs. Islanders Post Game Coverage
Doan Hat-trick Coverage
Chirbit - Nasher Calls It - goldencanuck -
Our special guest in this coming Tuesday's roundtable called it before the game started. Nashstrodamus.
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Jason LaBarbera offers players' thoughts on realignment - The Arizona Republic
Barbs claims he has issues with the proposed playoff format.
Coyotes Prospect's Performances At The 2012 World Juniors - Five For Howling
A look back at how Mark Visentin,Brandon Gormley, and Alexander Ruuttu faired in Alberta. Includes comments from Corey Pronman from Hockey Prospectus and Justin Goldman from The Goalie Guild.
Mid Season Thoughts - Hipchecks
Jenna reflects upon what has transpired so far this season for the Coyotes.
Coyotes Twitter List Update | Yotesgurl Presents…..
Yotesgurl keeps the fanbase updated on social media selections.
Wishing the Phoenix Coyotes the best for the new year - The Arizona Republic
Republic columnist Dan Bickley hopes for the best amid the doom and gloom.
Pirates give up too much, get too little | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram
Brett Maclean scored Portland's lone goal in Friday night's loss.
Sound Tigers blank Pirates - The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram
Portland gets beat by another last place team.
Gladiators prevail in shootout, hold onto division lead - Gwinnett Daily Post
The Glad found a way to beat their pursuers on Friday.
Gladiators leave no doubt in 6-2 win over Florida - Gwinnett Daily Post
Coyotes prospect Mark Cheverie backstopped the Glads to a win last night.
Sundogs loss closes 1st half of CHL season - The Prescott Daily Courier - Prescott, Arizona
A first half the team would like to forget.
Arizona Sundogs snap skid in shootout; teams played fifth-straight one-goal game - The Prescott Daily Courier - Prescott, Arizona
The Dogs snapped their winless streak on Friday night.
Pacific Division News
Dallas Stars Overwhelm Edmonton Oilers, 4-1 - Defending Big D
The Stars get two more points as the Oilers lost another forward to injury.
Game 40 Recap: Jackets Shutout Kings in Penaltyfest - The Cannon
Has there ever been a more offensively talented team than the Kings who had so much trouble scoring goals?
Power outage continues in Los Angeles, Blue Jackets shut out Kings - ProHockeyTalk
Worst team in the NHL shuts out the Kings. When is it going to be our turn to shut out the Kings?
Sharks keep the Capitals winless in HP Pavilion for at least another year with 5-2 victory - Fear The Fin
The Sharks dominance over the Caps continued on Saturday.
News From Around the Hockey World
Detroit Red Wings at Toronto Maple Leafs Game Recap - 01/07/2012
And just when you thought the night couldn't get any better for Coyotes fans . . . Detroit loses.
Canucks At Bruin Recap ; Just Another Game? Yeah Right! (4-3W) - Nucks Misconduct
The rematch of last's year's Cup Final didn't disappoint.
Demonstrators protest unilingual coach outside Bell Centre - ProHockeyTalk
To be fair to Cunneyworth I'm sure he knows what "bonjour" means.
Video: Danny Briere gets in a fight, I repeat, Danny Briere gets in a fight - Broad Street Hockey
Former Coyotes Danny Briere and Kyle Turris got into a fight in Saturday game.
Jarome Iginla joins 500-goal club - ProHockeyTalk
Unfortunately for Iggy, he still plays for the Flames.
The Final Howl
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