Coyotes Tracks - March 14, 2012 - Western Canada Redux

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 28: Ray Whitney #13 of the Phoenix Coyotes scores a third period goal past goaltender Cory Schneider #35 of the Vancouver Canucks during the NHL game at Arena on February 28, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Canucks 2-1 in an overtime shootout. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The Phoenix Coyotes are back in Western Canada less than three weeks after they left the area with four points. They play their first game on a four game road trip against the Vancouver Canucks. The game can be seen on Fox Sports Arizona Plus.

Since there were no Tracks yesterday we've got links to recaps of Monday's game against the Predators, the latest Coyotes news, news from the GM's meetings in Florida, and a look at last night's action around the NHL.

Links after the jump...

Coyotes News

Four-game trip crucial to Coyotes' playoff fate - Fox Sports Arizona
Craig Morgan thinks the Yotes likely need to get 5 points on the road.

Phoenix Coyotes 4-game trip next challenge on the road to playoffs - The Arizona Republic
Looking ahead to the road trip and injury updates.

03/13/2012 Road Trip Preview Video - NHL VideoCenter - Phoenix Coyotes
Dave Vest previews tonight's game from the tarmac at the airport.

Coyotes Assign Rundblad to AHL - Phoenix Coyotes - News
With the blueline getting healthy, David Rundblad gets shipped back to Portland.

Don Maloney at GM Meetings Video - NHL VideoCenter - Phoenix Coyotes
GMDM speaks to EJ Hradek in Florida.

Predators vs. Coyotes vs. Post Game News

NashvillePredators @ Phoenix Coyotes Game Recap: Desert Dogs Comeback Ends In Shootout Loss - Five For Howling

Sloppiness continues for struggling Coyotes - Fox Sports Arizona

Predators vs. Coyotes - 03/12/2012 - Phoenix Coyotes - Recap

Coyotes come up blank in shootout loss vs. Predators - The Arizona Republic

Coyotes' Derek Morris skating with the team - The Arizona Republic

Predators 5, Coyotes 4 (SO): A wild night in the Wild, Wild West - On the Forecheck

Preds survive late Coyotes surge, win in shootout… - Section 303

Nashville Predators beat Phoenix Coyotes to start trip - The Tennessean

Francis Bouillon scores a rare and popular goal for Nashville Predators - The Tennessean

Gladiators News

Gladiators bolster roster heading into three-game set - Gwinnett Daily Post
The Glads have three more home games left in the regular season. The first one is tonight against the Cyclones.

Sundogs News

Dog Caller - March 12, 2012 - Sundogs' Playoff Hopes Fall On The Road - Five For Howling
Dogs are now just playing out the string.

News From Around the Hockey World

You Have Selected "Regicide": Kings 5 - Red Wings 2 - Winging It In Motown
The Wings road woes continues and the Kings crept closer to Phoenix.

San Jose Sharks pick up a point but lose an even more valuable one with 3-2 overtime loss to the Calgary Flames - Fear The Fin
A 3 point in a game between two teams fighting with the Yotes for a playoff spot.

Dallas Stars Shutout Minnesota Wild 1-0 - Defending Big D
The Stars took care of business.

Built To Last - Hawks 3, Blues 3 (Hawks Win Beer Pong) - Second City Hockey
Corey Crawford relieves Ray Emery early and the Hawks came back to win.

Game 69: Boston Bruins versus Tampa Bay Lightning - Raw Charge
Marty Turco's return to the NHL didn't go well for him or his teammates.

Recap: Caps 5, Isles 4 (SO) - Japers' Rink
The Isles choke a 4-1 lead. Can't fathom how they aren't in the playoff race.

Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom skates - Capitals Insider - The Washington Post
Sid's coming back, Toews maybe as well. Could the other star NHL center out with a concussion be back soon?

Rangers Vs. Hurricanes: Rangers Top Line Dominates Hurricanes - Blueshirt Banter
The Rangers now await Sidney Crosby and the media horde that trails him around.

Panthers sweep season series with Maple Leafs in 5-2 victory - Litter Box Cats
Former Coyotes Jovo Cop and Wojtek Wolski assisted in the Cats victory.

Further to: In-Season Momentum - Arctic Ice Hockey
The players on the roster matter. No surprise here.

GMs united behind hybrid icing rule - The Globe and Mail
But they aren't ready to implement such a rule quite yet.

NHL GMs refuse to kill the trapezoid, but Kerry Fraser has a way to maim it - Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Now that the red line discussion has morphed and been examined its on to the ridiculous trapezoid.

Flyers vs. Devils: Ilya Bryzgalov officially Master of Universe after third straight shutout - Broad Street Hockey
The former Coyote is officially on fire.

Behind Bryzgalov's bounce back + 30 Thoughts - CBC Sports
This week's edition of Elliote Friedman's column.

A Confident Ilya Bryzgalov Hitting Stride At Perfect Time Of Philadelphia Flyers Season - SB Nation Philly
An in depth look at Bryz and the mental issues involved in goaltending.

The Final Howl

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