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Coyotes Tracks - December 23, 2011 - Friday Funday

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Your Phoenix Coyotes take on the St. Louis Blues at the Job. Prior to the puck drop, the Coyotes will be inducting Keith Tkachuk into the ring of honor. Join us here for tonight's game thread if you are unable to make the game.

Coyotes News

Phoenix Coyotes' Jason LaBarbera making most of chance - The Arizona Republic
Mike Smith's injury opens up the chance for Barbs to get more starts.

Keith Tkachuk: Entering The Ring - Five For Howling
A brief look back at what made him a special figure in his time in Phoenix.

Tkachuk's legacy with Coyotes well-earned - Fox Sports Arizona
Great article by Craig Morgan including quotes from trainer Stan Wilson and former teammates Jeremy Roenick & Ed Olczyk.

More links after the jump...

News About Tonight’s Enemy

Blues vs. Coyotes - 12/23/2011 - Phoenix Coyotes - Preview
There is also a game going on tonight.

Time has done wonders for Ken Hitchcock - Cross Checks Blog - ESPN
Pierre LeBrun with a look at the coach for tonight's opponent.

News From Around the Hockey World

Predators 6, Blue Jackets 5: Columbus Is Indeed The Worst Team In The NHL - On the Forecheck
Dirk is not kidding with the title.

2012 World Juniors Preview: Team Finland - Puck Worlds
Bruce Peter previews the Fins.

Mulligan: Kings 2011-12 Season Preview - Jewels From The Crown
Season starts with Sutter. Too bad the Kings it really doesn't.

Jeremy Roenick looks back at his 13+ concussions - ProHockeyTalk
Not the kind of look back into the past one would want when done playing a sport.

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