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Coyotes Tracks - April 18, 2011 - The Whiteout Returns Tonight

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The Phoenix Coyotes play the Detroit Red Wings in Game 3 of their Western Conference Quarterfinal tonight. Westgate should be covered in white, as the Dogs faithful followers look to help their squad out by making the Job inhospitable for the Wings. The game can be seen at 7:30 p.m.MST on Fox Sports Arizona. The pre-game starts at 6:30pm.

Coyotes vs. Red Wings News

Coyotes Eager to Play Amid WhiteOut - Phoenix Coyotes - Features
The team is ready for some home cooking.

Coyotes need to improve at even strength - Red Wings v Coyotes - 2011 Stanley Cup Conference Quarterfinals
At the beginning of the series, one would have thought that even strength play wouldn't be an issue.

Stanley Cup playoffs: Phoenix Coyotes need to look to past to win now - ESPN
Pierre LeBrun think the Yotes need to channel last year's team.

More links after the jump...

Young Coyotes Embrace Playoff Style, Atmosphere - Phoenix Coyotes - Features
Anthony Perez on how Schlemko, Boedker, and Turris.

Doan Defends Hit on Franzen - Phoenix Coyotes - Features
Doan defends himself against Franzen's comments that his hit on the Mule was dirty.

04/17/2011 Dave Tippett Press Conference Video - NHL VideoCenter - Phoenix Coyotes
The coach answers questions after Sunday's practice.

Lee Stempniak - Phoenix Coyotes Radio Interviews 04/17/2011
Desert Ninja speaks.

Coyotes News

Is this it for hockey in Phoenix?
Craig Morgan asks the question we all don't want to think about.

Phoenix Coyotes again facing Red Wings in playoffs as future in Glendale remains in doubt
Rebekah Sanders on the 'situation in limbo' theme that won't seem to go away.

Phoenix Coyotes' Shane Doan beats 'Mantracker'
Hope this doesn't spoil the episode for anyone.

Stand up and support Phoenix Coyotes
Letter to the Editor from Sunday's Arizona Republic.

News About the Enemy

Red Wings' Johan Franzen kept out of practice, but is expected to play Monday | Detroit Free Press |
Zetterberg skates, but Franzen doesn't. Expect the opposite come Monday night.

Henrik Zetterberg of Detroit Red Wings out for Game 3, coach Mike Babcock says - ESPN
The question is will he be seen in this series at all?

News From Around the Hockey World

Gallows Pole - Canucks 3, Hawks 2, Canucks Lead Series 3-0 - Second City Hockey
An apt title if there ever was one.

Should Raffi Torres be suspended for his hit on Brent Seabrook? (Video and poll) | ProHockeyTalk
At best, Torres wasn't very smart.

Predators 4, Ducks 3: Close...Too Close - On the Forecheck
The Preds take their first home playoff game of the year.

Rangers Recap: Rangers Cut Capitals' Series Lead to 2-1 - Blueshirt Banter
The Rangers found a way to beat the Caps on Sunday. Game 4 isn't until Wednesday.

Video: Controversial goal overturned in second period of Rangers-Capitals Game 3 | ProHockeyTalk
Great job by the folks in Toronto. NBC's production team continues to baffle.

KHL Gagarin Cup vs. NHL Stanley Cup: Who has more garish prize? - Puck Daddy - NHL Blog - Yahoo! Sports
Easy answer. However, both are better than 95% of all sports trophies.

The Final Howl

Coyotes to Host 2011 WhiteOut Party in the Plaza - Phoenix Coyotes - News
Get to the Job early tonight if you can.

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