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Coyotes Tracks - February 12, 2012 - 2 Streaks Continued

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Another great night for the Phoenix Coyotes as Mike Smith shut out the Chicago Blackhawks. I honestly can not think of a better gift for Jeremy Roenick whose number was retired to the Ring of Honor before that game. In addition to the Yote's winning streak going to five games, this was the Blackhawks' eighth loss in a row. Surprising no one Mike Smith was one of the NHL's 3 stars. We also have news from around the hockey world, including some three point games for Western Conference teams (ugh) and some stories that got missed yesterday.

Coyotes vs. Blackhawks Post Game News

Blackhawks @ Coyotes: Hawks Shut Out, Dogs Win Streak At Five - Five For Howling
The Phoenix Coyotes shut out the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night. Mike Smith was stellar in net for Phoenix leading them to their fifth straight win.

Run To The Hills - Yotes 3, Hawks 0 - Second City Hockey
The Hawks' slide continues, as uncomfortable questions arise.

The Chicago Blackhawks’ losing streak is bad for everybody | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Pretty sure the Hawks EIGHT game losing streak is awesome for Yotes fans.

The Hockey News: Headlines: Mike Smith makes 38 saves, Coyotes beat Blackhawks 3-0 for 5th straight victory

Blackhawks shut out by Coyotes, losing streak reaches eight - Chicago Sun-Times
I'm sure they aren't too happy in Chi-town.

02/11/2012 Dave Tippett Press Conference Video - NHL VideoCenter - Phoenix Coyotes
It isn't often you see Tippett smile, but there are few things better than a shut out.

Blackhawks vs. Coyotes - 02/11/2012 - Phoenix Coyotes - Recap

Chicago Blackhawks at Phoenix Coyotes Game Recap - 02/11/2012 |

More links after the jump...

Roenick Stories

Roenick: Blackhawks need to get their (expletive) going | ProHockeyTalk
Maybe you can argue the delivery but truer words are rarely spoken.

Roenick's Ring of Honor Induction Video - NHL VideoCenter - Phoenix Coyotes
Jeremy Roenick's induction ceremony into the Ring Of Honor.

02/11/2012 Jeremy Roenick Press Conference Video - NHL VideoCenter - Phoenix Coyotes

Pirates News

Pirates allow 'dumb goals' in a 6-3 loss | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram
Pirates Coach Ray Edwards is not happy with the way his team lost to the Bruins.

P-Bruins beat Portland 6-3 |
The Providence Bruins took an easy 4-1 decision over the Portland Pirates Friday at the Dunkin' Donuts Center.

Gladiators News

Galivan leads Gladiators to 3-1 win | AccessNorthGa
Gladiators come back from behind to beat the Chicago Express 3-1. Looks like Chicago isn't having good luck in either league.

Sundogs News

Macdonald's trick helps Sundogs put out Blaze - The Prescott Daily Courier - Prescott, Arizona
Macdonald got a hat trick which led to the Sundogs beating the Bloomington Blaze.

News From Around the Hockey World

Carey Price spoils the Leafs’ big night | ProHockeyTalk
Smith wasn't the only one getting a shut out last night.

Watch Mats Sundin’s banner rise | ProHockeyTalk
The Leafs decided to show their appreciation to Sundin by getting shut out by their oldest rival. Its a reverse Roenick game.

Report: GMs seek a one-time cap free buyout clause with new CBA | ProHockeyTalk
It would be an interesting rule, where each team would be able to subtract one players salary from their cap hit.

Rangers Vs. Flyers: Power Play Success Earns Rangers Fifth Straight Victory Over Flyers - Blueshirt Banter
The Rangers have been great against the Flyers winning their past 5 games.

Islanders 2, Kings 1 (OT): Nabokov Again a Rock, Mark Streit the Winner - Lighthouse Hockey
Unfortunately the Islanders beat the Kings in overtime so the Kings got a point but at least they didn't get two.

Seven may be heaven, but eight is great. Pens blast past Jets 8-5. - PensBurgh
The Penguins beat the Jets in a high scoring game. Cal O'Reilly seems to be playing good with his new line in Pennsylvania.

Habs Steal Sundin's Thunder in 5-0 Thumping of Leafs - Habs Eyes On The Prize
The Montreal Canadiens spoiled Mats Sundin's party, defeating his former team 5-0

Game 54: Tampa Bay Lightning at Buffalo Sabres - Raw Charge
The Lightning beat the Sabres 2-1.

St. Louis Blues Hosting Colorado Avalanche Game Wrap: Mad Libs Edition - St. Louis Game Time
A Mad Libs wrap up of the Blues beating the Avalanche. Like if you want Five For Howling to do this in the future, it seems like a lot less work.

Game 55 Recap: Unlikely Heroes - The Cannon
Columbus won which is okay I guess, but more importantly Minnesota lost. Hopefully that keeps them going downward.

The Final Howl

Down Goes Brown: A brief history of Mats Sundin

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