GLENDALE, AZ - APRIL 12: Martin Hanzal #11 of the Phoenix Coyotes celebrates with goaltender Mike Smith #41 after Hanzal scored the game winning goal in overtime of Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Chicago Blackhawks during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Jobing.com Arena on April 12, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Blackhawks 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
It took extra time, but the Phoenix Coyotes defeated the Chicago Blackhawks in game one of their NHL Quarterfinal Round series on Thursday night in front of a sold out Jobing.com Arena. Martin Hanzal deflected an Adrian Aucoin shot in overtime to lead the Desert Dogs to a 1-0 series lead. We've got a slew of post game links, plus recaps of last night's other games, and more. Put a little bit of honey and lemon in your tea and rest up today because tomorrow you'll need your voices again Coyotes fans.
Links after the jump...
Blackhawks vs Coyotes Game One
Phoenix Coyotes vs. Chicago Blackhawks Game 1 Recap: Coyotes Recover in OT for 3-2 Victory - Five For Howling
Hanzal comes up big for resilient Coyotes - Fox Sports Arizona
Phoenix Coyotes win in overtime to earn Game 1 victory over Chicago Blackhawks - The Arizona Republic
Blackhawks vs. Coyotes - 04/12/2012 - Phoenix Coyotes - Recap
Injury dynamic could alter course of series - Fox Sports Arizona
Phoenix Coyotes dig deep to grab Game 1 victory - The Arizona Republic
Coyotes Close Deal, Open Postseason With OT Victory Over Blackhawks - SB Nation Arizona
Phoenix Coyotes Celebrate Playoff Victory -THE SOCIAL STATION AZ - YouTube
04/12/2012 Dave Tippett Press Conference Video - NHL VideoCenter - Phoenix Coyotes
04/12/2012 'Yotes Quotes: Post-Game Video - NHL VideoCenter - Phoenix Coyotes
Antoine Vermette -phoenixcoyotes.com Interviews 04/13/2012
Martin Hanzal - phoenixcoyotes.com Interviews 04/13/2012
Taylor Pyatt - phoenixcoyotes.com Interviews 04/13/2012
Phoenix Coyotes win thrilling Game 1 vs. Blackhawks on Martin Hanzal OT goal (VIDEO) -Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Discuss: Hanzal salvages OT win for Coyotes - ProHockeyTalk
HOCKEE NIGHT - The Malört of Hockey Blogs: No Sentiment - Coyotes 3, Blackhawks 2 (OT)
Coyotes beat Blackhawks in OT, overshadowing Jonathan Toews’ return - Chicago Sun-Times
Blackhawks-Coyotes: Phoenix Coyotes win playoff opener with 3-2 overtime victory over Chicago Blackhawks - chicagotribune.com
Hawks' Patrick Sharp on 3-2 OT loss to Coyotes -- chicagotribune.com
Coyotes edge Blackhawks in overtime - CSN Chicago
Phoenix Coyotes battle, take step toward bright future - The Arizona Republic
Phoenix Coyotes vs. Chicago Blackhawks: Predictions Roundtable - Five For Howling
Chicago-Phoenix rivalry - Fox Sports Arizona
The Other Stanley Cup Playoff Action From Thursday Night
Game 1: Rangers Vs. Senators: Rangers Defeat Senators 4-2 In Game One - Blueshirt Banter
The number seed in the East looked like it on Thursday night.
Havlat and Niemi shine brightest in series opening win - Fear The Fin
It took 23 minutes of extra time, but the Sharks got a win in game one of their series with the Blues.
Behind Kelly's Lone Shot, Bruins Take 1-0 Advantage Over Caps - Stanley Cup of Chowder
Lots of hitting, not a wealth of scoring.
Phoenix Coyotes fans flock to playoffs but wonder about team future - The Arizona Republic
Lisa Halverstadt spoke with Phoenix Coyotes fans last night. Probably more enjoyable than her daily phone calls with Bill Daly and Julie Frisoni.
News From Around the Hockey World
By the numbers: How important is winning Game 1? - The Globe and Mail
NHL failed by not suspending Shea Weber for head shot on Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg | MLive.com
Weber's fine will likely do nothing to deter future incidents.
Byron Bitz Suspended 2 Games - Nucks Misconduct
Maybe he should have changed his name to Shea Weber.
Oilers Will Stick With Nikolai Khabibulin & Devan Dubnyk In 2012-13 - The Copper & Blue
Oilers fans are less than thrilled they will be seeing the Bulin Wall in net again next season.
The Final Howl
Los Angeles Kings Twitter Account Is Amazing, Must Never Change - From Our Editors - SBNation.com
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