The Phoenix Coyotes take the brief trip to Denver tonight to take on the Colorado Avalanche. The game will not be shown on TV in the Valley of the Sun by Fox Sports Arizona. The game can be found on the Coyotes flagship radio station, XTRA 910. The game will be televised in the Denver market by Altitude. Check out our felllow SBNation blog partner Mile High Hockey for all things Avalanche.
Links after the jump...
Shane Doan, Phoenix Coyotes face stiff test vs. high-scoring Colorado Avalanche
JIm Gintonio previews tonight's clash in Denver.
Star Struck: Searching For A Coyote To Send to Raleigh - Desert Dirt - SB Nation Arizona
The choice is Yandle, but even randy Holy admits its a stretch. No one on the team deserves to go.
Off-The-Post: New Year's Resolutions - OFF THE POST - A Blog by Luke Lapinski
Luke Lapinski's New Year's resolutions for the Coyotes.
Rampage fall to Rivermen 7-4: The Official Site of the San Antonio Rampage: News
Four losses in a row for the Rampage. It's now a streak.
Las Vegas Falls in Alaska, 4-1: lasvegaswranglers.com
The Wranglers two game winning streak ends.
Killer Bees Snap Three-Game Winless Streak Against Sundogs, Top Arizona, 5-3: Official Site of the Arizona Sundogs: Sundogs News
The Sundogs play the Killer Bees again on Friday at home.
Sides Wins December's Oakley Three Stars Award: Official Site of the Arizona Sundogs: Sundogs News
Joey Sides gets rewarded for his incredible Decemeber.
Sundogs Announce Several Roster Moves: Official Site of the Arizona Sundogs: Sundogs News
Your daily scorecard update.
U-20 World Junior Championships
Russia rallies to stun Canada 5-3 for WJC gold - 2011 World Junior Championship
Recap of Russia's defeat of Canada with video highlights.
Well, I called it... Russia wins WJC Gold - Puck Worlds
Bruce Peter on the Russian win that surprised many, but not him.
U.S. takes Bronze with 4-2 defeat of Sweden - 2011 World Junior Championship
Coyotes prospect Oscar Lindberg scored the first Swedish goal.
News From Around the Hockey World
Tin-hat time: NHLOA defeats Panthers 3-2 - Litter Box Cats
Florida gets hosed for the 2nd time in half a season worth of games.
Mark it Eight: Penguins Destroy Lightning 8-1 - PensBurgh
Looked like the Pens weren't happy about losing the Winter Classic.
Joe Thornton's defensive renaissance may be coming at an offensive price - Fear The Fin
Sounds like a team on their way to more playoff disappointment. Something we know a little about in these parts.
Kings FYI: Coach Terry Murray revamps top three lines. - latimes.com
The Coyotes threw the Kings into a tailspin they have yet to recover from.
Butterfly style takes toll on goalies' bodies - The Globe and Mail
Does the style make goalies more prone to injury? A study just waiting to happen at a place like McGill.
The Hockey News: Tom Thompson's Blog: Tom Thompson's Blog: Will 2014 Olympic team be Canada's best international entry ever?
Notice how one position seems to get overlooked in this piece.
Ducks hockey: Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf out after hit by puck - latimes.com
Memo to NHL players - Do not get in the way of a Shane Doan shot. Repeat this as a mantra daily. Twice on days your team plays the Coyotes.
It's perfectly OK for Winter Classic teams to be an exclusive club - USATODAY.com
Given the game's purpose it makes sense to not give every team a chance just because they exist.
The Final Howl
Down Goes Brown: A mid-season evaluation of the Canadian teams - Toronto Maple Leafs Blog - Humor. Commentary. Despair.
Bleaker than a Siberian winter.
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