GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 18: Goaltender Mike Smith #41 of the Phoenix Coyotes in action during the NHL game against the Dallas Stars at Jobing.com Arena on February 18, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Stars 2-1 in overtime. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Coyotes vs. Penguins Post Game News
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Puck Daddy chats with Radim Vrbata about hot Coyotes, Dave Tippett, his success in Phoenix and visiting fans in Glendale | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Sean Leahy talks to Radim Vrbata about his successful season and what its like to play in Glendale. I want someone to ask him the question we all have, does it piss him off when people reporting on him mispronounce his name.
The Forgotten Man That Is Ray Whitney Polished Puck Press
In other markets maybe, not in this one. (s/t to Greg Wyshynski)
Churning waters atop tight Pacific Division - Fox Sports Arizona
For the teams in the Pacific it's like the playoffs have already started.
News About Tonight’s Enemy
Coyotes look to end skid against Blue Jackets - FSAZ
Coyotes look to avoid four-game skid and third loss of season to Blue Jackets tonight.
Warriors face Gladiators in standings battle | The Greenville News | GreenvilleOnline.com
The Road Warriors trail Gwinnett by a point in the standings but Greenville coach Dean Stork doesn’t want to place too much importance on tonight’s game.
News From Around the Hockey World
Goals from Ryan, Perry lift Anaheim past Edmonton in 4-2 Victory - Anaheim Calling
The Ducks are now 5 points behind San Jose for 8th, but the Sharks have 3 games in hand.
The Afterburners: The Winnipeg Jets Are A Cut Above Sabres, 3-1 - Arctic Ice Hockey
The Jets beat the hottest goalie in the league last night.
Sharks’ Murray on recent struggles: "We are obviously in a funk" | ProHockeyTalk
The Sharks have just 18 games to turn their downward trend around, which they hope to do with a strong work ethic. Although if they want to continue on playing badly that's okay too, as long as they beat the Stars in regulation.
Yzerman on board for Sochi, but is NHL? - Cross Checks Blog - ESPN
Hockey Canada is planning for 2014 even if it hasn't been decided if NHL players are going yet.
Briere on Bryzgalov: "the last couple of weeks, he’s actually been a great teammate" | ProHockeyTalk
One former Coyote talking about another. None of Briere's comments would likely surprise anyone in the Coyotes' dressing room.
McKenzie: Coach McLellan has new view of concussions - TSN.ca
Amazing what happens when you walk in another's shoes.
The Final Howl
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