The Coyotes minor league affiliates all won their games last night. A nice way to end 2012. We've got recaps of all three games, as well as a smattering of other hockey news.
World Junior Championships News
Here’s your World Juniors playoff round schedule - ProHockeyTalk
Prepare to get up early or stay up late if you want to watch Team USA.
NHL, players' association expected to continue negotiations on Tuesday - latimes.com
The two sides appear to be actually negotiating again.
Pirates get whale of a comeback - The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram
Portland is now in first place in the Atlantic division.
Pirates finish out 2012 with a ‘Whale’ of win - Maine Hockey Journal
Forward Ethan Werek scored the game winner.
Gladiators close out 2012 with a victory - Gwinnett Daily Post
Coyotes prospects Mike Lee & Scott Arnold figured prominently in the win.
Nehring scores 4 as Sundogs burn Blaze, 8-2 - The Prescott Daily Courier - Prescott, Arizona
Arizona's exploded on the last night of 2012.
News From Around the Hockey World
Winter Classic dreams: Five games we want - Cross Checks Blog - ESPN
Pierre LeBrun considers future Winter Classic matchups he believes deserve consideration.
The Final Howl