We hope all of you celebrating Christmas Day have a fun, safe, and special time today. Our tracks post includes a look back to Shane Doan's greatest gift to Valley hockey fans, updates on the World Juniors, and in the true spirit of Christmas, the best fights in the hockey world in 2012.
2012 rewind: Doan stays true to Coyotes - FOX Sports Arizona
No. 8 Arizona sports story of 2012: After much consideration, Shane Doan re-signs with Coyotes.
NHL Lockout: How did we get to this point? - ESPN
If you haven't followed labor negotiations at all this offseason, here's an overview of everything that's gone wrong.
Alaskan players giving back during lockout - Cross Checks Blog - ESPN
Alaska's solitary minor league hockey team has some serious star power during the lockout.
Manchester Phoenix News
Phoenix Edge Thriller in Peterborough - News - Manchester Phoenix
Manchester pulled out the win in the shootout.
News From Around the Hockey World
World Junior hockey 2013: United States wants gold, revenge - SBNation.com
Puck Worlds Bruce Peter previews Team USA.
The 1987 Izvestia tournament: Canada’s little known Miracle On Ice - The Globe and Mail
The Canadian team had a couple of Coyotes' connections.
The Final Howl
Puck Daddy’s top 11 hockey fights for 2012 | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Portland Pirates enforcer Joel Rechlicz makes the list.