INstead of heading to Crystal Lake today you might want to catch the semifinals of the IHHF World Championships. Both game are being shown live on Versus. The Coyotes Oliver Ekman-Larsson (pictured above) takes to the ice in the first game as Sweden takes on the Czech Republic at 7:15 a.m. MST. The second game, starting at 11:15 a.m. MST, pits Finland against Russia. Suspended Coyotes prospect Alexei Kaigorodov scored yesterday for the Russians.
ASK! - Q&A with Adrian Aucoin - Phoenix Coyotes - Fan Zone
The Coyotes defensemen will be taking questions in a live chat at 12 p.m. MST today.
Phoenix Coyotes' Don Maloney facing a familiar challenge
GMDM talks about the road ahead.
GM Don Maloney on NHL Live
Maloney's interview segment from Wednesday's show.
2011 IIHF World Championship Log - Phoenix Coyotes - Features
OEL is the last Coyote standing in Slovakia.
Why Atlanta moving to Winnipeg would become a dream for the City of Glendale | ProHockeyTalk
Joe Yerdon's takes on the connection between the two teams in limbo.
Phoenix Coyotes Vote Passes, But Goldwater Institute Ponders Lawsuit Again - SBNation.com
GWI won't go away, mad or otherwise.
Phoenix Coyotes saga needs a quick resolution
Arizona Republic columnist Dan Bickley on how the drama is getting old.
Glendale aims again for Reinsdorf | Phoenix Business Journal
Speaking of things that never seem to go away...
More links after the jump...
News From Around the Hockey World
NHL responds to Thrashers-to-Winnipeg speculation - Puck Daddy - NHL Blog - Yahoo! Sports
Thrashers fans are understandably concerned about their team's future.
Bourne Blog: What makes Pavel Datsyuk so damn good - Puck Daddy - NHL Blog - Yahoo! Sports
Coyotes fans may hate his team, but its hard to dislike the player.
The Canadian Press: Canada makes another early exit at world championship with 2-1 loss to Russia
Groundhog Day at the Worlds yesterday.
Finns advance over Norway
Former Coyote Sami Lepisto and his team beat the pesky Norwegians who had a great run this year.
The Final Howl
IIHF Worlds: Semifinals Day Open Thread - Puck Worlds
Bruce Peter previews today's semifinals.
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