GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 01: Goaltender Mike Smith #41 of the Phoenix Coyotes makes a save on the shot from the Calgary Flames during the second period of the NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on March 1, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
The Phoenix Coyotes continued their own version of the movie Groundhog Day on Sunday night in Alberta. They again had to fight back from a two goal deficit. This time they found a way to get a win in a shootout. The win was number four hundred for Dave Tippett as an NHL head coach. The Desert Dogs next face Tippett's former employer, the Dallas Stars in a game for the lead in the Pacific Division on Tuesday night.
We've got links on the Coyotes vs. Oilers game, a Pirates heartbreaker, and news from around the NHL and even some college hockey today.
Links after the jump...
Coyotes vs. Oilers Post Game News
Pirates fall in shootout after big rally - The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram
Portland earned one point in a wild game on Sunday.
Pirates bitter at loss to the Whale - Maine Hockey Journal
Portland remains two points back of 8th place in the East. Also, Pirates forward Ryan Duncan was cut by a skate blade in the game.
Sundogs close road season with loss in Wichita - The Prescott Daily Courier
Now one last home stand remains.
News From Around the Hockey World
Russian Spies, They Don't Scare Me Anymore - Hawks 5, Caps 2 - Second City Hockey
The win gives the Blackhawks 88 points, five more than the Coyotes.
The Afterburners: The Winnipeg Jets are Unable to Weather the Storm, Fall 4-3 to the Carolina Hurricanes - Arctic Ice Hockey
No one seems to want the 8th spot in the East. Are the Rangers/Pens really that scary?
Predators 3, Ducks 1: Preds overtake Detroit for fourth place in the Western Conference - On the Forecheck
The Pred and Wings could meet up in the 1st round of the playoffs. Having home ice would be a nice advantage.
Got some jam in here: Scott Hartnell, Flyers snap another Pittsburgh win streak with 3-2 victory in OT - Broad Street Hockey
It was the usual love fest between these two on Sunday. Chris Kunitz auditioned for the WWE during the game.
Minnesota beats Wisconsin in women's final - NHL.com - On Campus
Phil Kessel's sister Amanda helped lead the Gophers to their 3rd national title on Sunday.
Back to Class: Your PHT NCAA tournament preview - ProHockeyTalk
Joe Yerdon preview's this year's men's tourney.
Predators Coach Barry Trotz is getting giddy about Alex Radulov’s return - Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Assuming he comes back the NHL and the Preds can integrate him into the lineup, Rads could be the missing piece for Nashville.
Norfolk Admirals set AHL record with incredible 18 straight wins - Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Tampa's AHL affiliate is on quite a roll.
Tonight on NBCSN: Doubleheader action with Rangers-Devils and Sharks-Ducks - ProHockeyTalk
The second game of the double dip is of major interest to Yotes fans.
BoC Gameday: Spade is Doomed - Battle of California
It pains us to write this but...Go Ducks!
Plus/minus not the measuring stick you should use - The Province
Cam Charron on Corsi, scoring chance data, and player performance.
The Final Howl
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