This President's Day finds the Phoenix Coyotes still sitting in seventh place in the Western Conference. However, Hockey Day in America (Sunday) wasn't all that kind to the Desert Dogs. While the Wings beat the Sharks, many of the other teams the Coyotes are fighting it out with won. We've got recaps of all of yesterday's games, the results of the NHLPA/HNIC player poll (Doan, Tippett, and Whitney included), plenty of assorted Yotes links, and a Final Howl involving a band that will be playing in Phoenix next Saturday night.
Links after the jump...
Video: Interview with Coyotes center Gilbert Brule - 12 News
Coyotes center Gilbert Brule's segment from Sunday's 12 Sports Tonight.
Coyotes likely to stay quiet with NHL trade deadline looming - The Arizona Republic
Jim Gintonio with quotes from GM Don Maloney about the roster.
Radim Vrbata For The Hart Memorial Trophy - Howlin' Hockey - A Phoenix Coyotes blog
Jack Brewer makes the case that Vrby should be given consideration for league M.V.P.
Coyotes fighting adversity in finding ways to win - The Arizona Republic
Comments from Shane Doan on the team's recent play and his fight with Dustin Brown on Thursday.
Tippett says Coyotes need more from Boedker - azcentral.com blogs - Ice Chips - JimGintonio
Quotes from the coach.
02/19/2012 No. 1 Star of the Game Belt Video - NHL VideoCenter - Phoenix Coyotes
Dave Vest reports on what the team's MVP gets at the end of the night.
IceMen freeze Sundogs in 3-1 win - The Prescott Daily Courier
Prescott Valley's hockey team lost on the road Sunday evening.
News From Around the Hockey World
Tonight on NBCSN: Stumbling Capitals hope to get it right against last place Hurricanes - ProHockeyTalk
Two teams from the SouthLeast battle on national TV this evening.
I'll See Your Two Joes and Raise You A Joey: Red Wings 3 - Sharks 2 - Winging It In Motown
The Wings won another game at home.
Separation Sunday - Hawks 3, Blues 1 - Second City Hockey
The Hawks won the Central division battle on Sunday.
Minnesota Wild vs. Boston Bruins: Game Recap - Hockey Wilderness
Nicklas Backstrom's had 48 saves in the Wild's win.
Rangers Vs Blue Jackets: Stepan's Overtime Winner Pushes Rangers Past Jackets - Blueshirt Banter
The Rangers beat the BJ's even with having a goal waived off due to a clock controversy.
Nashville Predators 3, Dallas Stars 2: Coasting across the finish line - On the Forecheck
The Preds did enough on Sunday to beat Dallas.
Jonas Stops All 31 Shots as Ducks Win 2-0 - Anaheim Calling
Objects in the rear view mirror may be closer than they appear.
The Afterburners: The Winnipeg Jets Bury the Colorado Avalanche With Offense in their 5-1 Victory - Arctic Ice Hockey
The Jets help themselves in the East while helping everyone else in the West.
Canucks At Oilers Recap ; Rollin' (5-2W) - Nucks Misconduct
The Canucks keep on winning.
Pittsburgh Penguins at Buffalo Sabres Game Recap - 02/19/2012
The Sabres weren't messing around on Sunday.
New York Rangers’ buzzer-beater goal overturned in another Columbus clock controversy (VIDEO) - Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
These issues need to get resolved fast or the integrity of the game will start being called into question.
Hockey Night in Canada / NHLPA Player Poll - CBC/NHLPA
Click the link to see the interesting results from this year's poll.
The Final Howl
theScore Music Series with Megadeth - theScore
Megadeth's drummer Shawn Drover talks hockey.
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