VANCOUVER, CANADA - FEBRUARY 13: Goalie Jason LaBarbera #1 of the Phoenix Coyotes makes a save against the Vancouver Canucks during the second period in NHL action on February 13, 2012 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)
The Phoenix Coyotes winning streak ended at five games on Monday night in British Columbia. The Coyotes tied the game late in the 3rd period on a goal by Keith Yandle, but lost in a six round shoot out that bore little resemblance to the 65 minutes of game play that preceded it. The big positive is the Desert Dogs still came away with a valuable point in the standings. Their next game is Thursday night in Los Angeles.
We've got post game coverage of the Coyotes game, plus recaps of the other two NHL games from Monday, as well as the usual assortment of hockey links.
Links after the jump...
Coyotes vs. Canucks Post Game News
Smith Wins NHL's First Star of the Week Award - Phoenix Coyotes - News
When you go 4-0-0 with a 0.74 GAA you better be the first star of the week.
CISCO NHL Live: Mike Smith Video - NHL VideoCenter - Phoenix Coyotes
The NHL's number one star of the week was on NHL Live on Monday.
The Big Question: How much has Dave Tippett’s defensive system affected Mike Smith’s stats? - ProHockeyTalk
Jason Brough asks the question whether Mike Smith's success this season is about Smith or the system.
Coyotes & Alice Cooper to Host 'Coop's Troops' Military Night on Feb. 18 - Phoenix Coyotes - News
The team's press release for Saturday night's giveaway.
Here’s the Alice Cooper Coyotes Bobblehead you’ll welcome to your nightmares - Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Nice photos of the bobbleheads included in the story.
Phoenix Coyotes 72-Hour Howling Offer - Ticketmaster - Promotions
Coyotes ticket offer for next Tuesday's game against the Kings. The offer expires at 11:59pm Wednesday night.
News From Around the Hockey World
Pavelski's four-point night lifts Sharks over Washington - Fear The Fin
In a battle of backup goaltenders the Sharks came away victorious.
Staal Leads The Way: Hurricanes 5, Canadiens 3 - Canes Country
With the win the Canes got closer to leaving the Eastern Conference cellar.
Mike Comrie calls it a career - ProHockeyTalk
The former Coyote retires from hockey at age 31.
NHL power rankings - February 13, 2012 - The Arizona Republic
Sarah McLellan moves the Coyotes up seven spots.
Flyers' Rinaldo suspended two games - NHL.com - News
Philly's Zac Rinaldo gets Shanbanned.
Report: Rick Nash on the trading block; are the Rangers ready to pounce? - Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
With the trading deadline less than 2 weeks away the rumors have begun flying.
Tonight on NBCSN: Rising Ducks face off with falling Wild - ProHockeyTalk
Tonight's game has implications in the Western Conference playoff race.
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