Friday's Coyotes Tracks - Tuukka is too good

Christian Petersen

Tuukka Rask and the Boston Bruins defeated the Phoenix Coyotes last night. More on that and other stories in today's edition of the Tracks.

Coyotes News

Phoenix Coyotes @ Boston Bruins recap: power (play) outage - Five For Howling
The Boston Bruins brought the recently streaking Phoenix Coyotes back to earth after handing them a 2-1 loss in Boston on Thursday.

'Everybody knows the math' as Coyotes' opportunities dwindle | FOX Sports on MSN
Last night's game only serves to highlight the other missed opportunities this season.

Bruins 2 Coyotes 1: Still undefeated in the Meszaros era - Stanley Cup of Chowder
The two teams combined for five shots on goal during the second.

Q&A with Phoenix Coyotes Chairman and Governor George Gosbee - azcentral.com
Chairman and Governor George Gosbee will occasionally chat with azcentral sports, including just before last night's tilt.

Coyotes forward Shane Doan becomes 54th NHLer to appear in 1,300 games | Home Ice - SI.com
He's also the longest tenured player with one franchise currently playing in the NHL.

Gladiators News

Greenville's third-period push sinks Gladiators | Gwinnett Daily Post
Greenville took yet another game from the Gwinnett Gladiators on Thursday, breaking up a tie game in the third and winning 4-2.

News From Around the Hockey World

Wild vs. Rangers: Winning with solid Goaltending - Hockey Wilderness
Darcy Kuemper would stop 29 of 30 shots tonight in the Wild's 2-1 win over the New York Rangers.

Recap: Vladis & Blues light up the Oilers 6-2 - St. Louis Game Time
Tonight the St. Louis Blues went full throttle, all steam, All ahead full, against the Edmonton Oilers.

Sharks tie Ducks with shootout win over Columbus - Fear The Fin
Alex Stalock held them in it as the Sharks prevailed in a shootout over the Blue Jackets to tie first-place Anaheim in standings points with a month left in the season.

Leafs defeat Kings thanks to Reimer’s relief appearance | ProHockeyTalk
Quite the position the goalie found himself in.

The luck of the shootout - SBNation.com
Some players might be better than others when it comes to the shootout, but it still mostly comes down to luck.

Capitals Re-Sign Dmitry Orlov - Japers' Rink
The Caps have locked up the blueliner for two more years.

How NHL scoring rates change with age - SBNation.com
In part one of a series on how players age, we look at forward scoring.

Is Niklas Kronwall A Norris Trophy Candidate? - Winging It In Motown
Taking a look at Niklas Kronwall's chances at the Norris Trophy this season.

Kings to go with '67 Gold Jerseys Next Season for Legends Night - Jewels From The Crown
As reported by LA Kings Insider the Kings will be going with gold jerseys next season for their 'Legends Night' promotions.

[Wild About Numbers]: Trying To Make Sense Of Ryan Suter's Negative Puck Possession Numbers - Hockey Wilderness
Suter's poor underlying numbers have been something of a controversial topic around Minnesota in recent years. Here's how they break down.

Isles Nation Protests Snowang - Isles Nation | New York Islander News
It's pretty elaborate.

Which NHL teams are the best and worst closers? | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Surprisingly, Phoenix is in the middle of the pack.

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