GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 10: Mikkel Boedker #89 of the Phoenix Coyotes battles in front of net as he attempts to score against goaltender Antti Niemi #31 of the San Jose Sharks during the second period of the NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on March 10, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
To properly read today's tracks you need start your background music. Tonight The Coyotes take on the San Jose Sharks, in a string of must wins games tonight is the most must winiest. The desert dogs can end up tied with the Stars for the division lead if they beat the Tuna in regulation, if we let them get the loser point it will be a three way tie, Fun eh? If you can't make it to the Job tonight join us here for our game day thread and join our very own Jordan Ellel and Craig Morgan from FSAZ. They will be chatting on "ask the experts" during Thursday night’s Coyotes-Sharks game. They will be giving one lucky, randomly selected chatter two tickets for the regular season home finale against Columbus on April 3.
The Five For Howling Roundtable - The Captain Returns For The Stretch Run - Five For Howling
The Five For Howling staff looks at the recnt play of the team and looks ahead to the final five games of the season. We also look at the recent play of Oliver Ekman-Larsson and the club's hardest worker award.
Phoenix Coyotes players return for final push - AZ Central
Well rested and perhaps welcoming back three players, the Coyotes face another of those "must-win" games.
Ekman-Larsson Playing Like Seasoned Veteran - Phoenix Coyotes
OEL is impressive.
More links after the jump...
News About Tonight’s Enemy
03/28/2012 'Yotes Quotes: Pre-Game Video - NHL VideoCenter - Phoenix Coyotes
Coyotes announcers Matt McConnell and Tyson Nash look ahead to Tonights home game vs. the San Jose Sharks.
Pirates: Rewarding pit stop | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram
Portland returns home in between four-game trips to stay in playoff contention.
Gladiators knock down Everblades, 2-0 " Naples Daily News
After feasting on teams on their level for the past month or so, the Florida Everblades got a chance to gauge themselves against the Eastern Conference’s top team on Wednesday night.
News From Around the Hockey World
Despite Win Over San Jose, Anaheim Officially Eliminated From Playoffs - Anaheim Calling
We're taking our pucks and going home.
Los Angeles Kings at Calgary Flames Game Recap - 03/28/2012
Justin Williams scored twice and Jonathan Quick made 19 saves for the shutout to lead the Kings to a 3-0 win over Calgary on Wednesday.
Dallas Stars Get Back on Track With 3-1 Win Over Edmonton Oilers - Defending Big D
Dallas Stars Get Back on Track With 3-1 Win Over Edmonton Oilers.
Why winning the Pacific is kind of a big deal | ProHockeyTalk
... And not just material for a great matchup for the Chicago Blackhawks.
NHL Death Watch: Flames, Avalanche see playoff hopes crumble in shutout losses | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Its all but over in Calgary.
Boylen: Power plays, not goal scoring, down in NHL - The Hockey News
The idea that the Dead Puck Era is returning is folly. Though goals per game are down, 5-on-5 goals per game are up.
Cullen: 2011-2012 breakthrough players in the NHL
Oliver makes the list.
The Final Howl
Happy L.E.D. - Reddit Hockey
I cant believe we missed this yesterday.
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