While the Phoenix Coyotes don't play again until they begin a three game road trip on Tuesday in New York, you can still catch Coyotes hockey on Fox Sports Arizona tonight at 8:30 p.m. MST. The network is re-airing the Coyotes game from January 9, 2004 in which Brian Boucher set the modern day NHL shutout record. For a taste of what to expect check out today's Final Howl. We've got more links related to Shane Doan's hat trick, as well as recaps from Sunday's three NHL games, and more.
Coyotes Assign O'Sullivan to AHL - Phoenix Coyotes - News
The Coyotes sent Patrick O’Sullivan down to Portland for the second time this season.
Coyotes' Taylor Pyatt snaps scoring slump in win - The Arizona Republic
Brief story on Pyatt, potential Coyotes all-stars and injury updates on Martin Hazal, Boyd Gordon, and Davis Schlemko.
The Dangerfielding of Shane Doan - Nebulous Verbosity
George Faller on how Doan and the team have been marginalized in the Valley, especially by the mainstream press.
More links after the jump...
The Desert Dog Blog: Thoughts on Doan's Hat Trick - The Desert Dog Blog - by Dave Vest
Dave Vest gives his view on Doan's hat trick Saturday night.
Off the Ice: Doan's hat trick a top moment in sports - ArizonaSports.com
Carter Nacke says Doan's trick is one the best moments in sports he's seen.
Last Night's Phoenix Coyotes Broadcast Featured Some Lady's Five-Hole
If not for Doaner's hat trick this may have been the big story from Saturday night.
Pirates flop against the Sharks - Maine Hockey Journal
All of a sudden the Pirates can't buy a goal.
Pirates lose 5-0, complete lost weekend - The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram
The team's power play went one for seventeen over the weekend. Ouch.
The puck stops here: Sundogs coach talks short-term, long-term defense - The Prescott Daily Courier - Prescott, Arizona
Arizona is looking to improve their defensive play and goaltending.
News From Around the Hockey World
NHL Realignment: Contradictions, Inconsistencies In NHLPA Argument - Defending Big D
Brandon Worley tackles the NHLPA's decision to oppose realignment for now.
Huge Win, Huge Two Points: Red Wings 3, Blackhawks 2 (OT) - Winging It In Motown
Ty Conklin backstopped the wins to a win over their division rival that helped the Wings jump three places in the Western Conference.
Senators score four unanswered third period goals in 6-4 win over Flyers - Silver Seven
The Sens scored 4 goals in the 3rd period in their comeback win over Philly.
While facing suspension, Bruins’ Brad Marchand makes self-defense claim on Sami Salo hit | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Greg Wyshynski doesn't buy Marchand's claims, but also doesn't think a suspension is warranted.
Pittsburgh Penguins lose Jordan Staal, James Neal for weeks; panic time? - Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
For the second season in a row the Pens have been decimated by key player's getting injured.
NHL insider: Picking our midseason award winners - The Arizona Republic
Hockey writers Sarah McLellan and Jim Gintonio pick their award winners and the major story lines for the first half of the season.
The Final Howl
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