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Coyotes Tracks - February 5, 2012 - Harpooning The Shark

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The Phoenix Coyotes defeated their Pacific Conference Rival the San Jose Sharks 5-3 at Arena last night. The Sharks took an early lead but the Yotes managed to come back and control the game with Lauri Korpikoski netting two goals. Hopefully this is a sign of good things to come.

In today's tracks we have the post game coverage, some news from the Portland Pirates, and news from the hockey world.

Coyotes vs. Sharks Post Game News

Korpedo'd - Phoenix Coyotes Blast Past San Jose Sharks 5-3 - Five For Howling

02/04/2012 'Yotes Quotes: Post-Game Video - NHL VideoCenter - Phoenix Coyotes

Coyotes regroup, get big win over Sharks at home -

The Hockey News: Headlines: Lauri Korpikoski scores twice to lead Predators to 5-3 win over Sharks

02/04/2012 Dave Tippett Press Conference Video - NHL VideoCenter - Phoenix Coyotes

Ready, Aim, Fire Video - NHL VideoCenter - Phoenix Coyotes
Korpikoski's two goals last night.

More links after the jump...

Sharks vs. Coyotes - 02/04/2012 - Phoenix Coyotes - Recap

Saturday, February 4, 2012 San Jose Sharks - Phoenix Coyotes Box Scores, Game Results & Summary -

Korpikoski Scores 2 To Lead Predators Over Sharks | Fox News

Phoenix Coyotes snap San Jose Sharks' three-game winning streak - San Jose Mercury News

Defensive errors cost Sharks in loss to Phoenix - Fear The Fin

Coyotes News

Priciest recent local home sales around Phoenix - The Arizona Republic
Oleg Saprykin buys an expensive house in Phoenix while he's still playing in the KHL.

Pirates News

Pirates put it together, get a victory | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram
Portland ends a three-game losing streak and moves within two points of a playoff position.

News From Around the Hockey World

The Hockey News: Headlines: Reimer stops 49, Kessel has 3-point night as Maple Leafs shut out Senators 5-0
Kessel gets a hat trick, Reimer gets a shutout. Its a good night to be Toronto fan.

The Hockey News: Headlines: Jamie Benn scores in second round of shootout to lift Stars to 2-1 win over Wild
Battle for the 8th seat in the West is heating up.

Jimmy Howard could be out a little longer than previously thought | ProHockeyTalk
Doctors are calling for him to be out 4-to-6 weeks with the busted finger.

Team Selanne wins giant pig!!! - Ducks blog : The Orange County Register
Weirdest. Prize. Ever. But its the prize for the Ducks skills competition so I guess its the honor.

Zac Rinaldo gets fined Saturday…twice | ProHockeyTalk
Rinaldo was fined $5,000 for two incidents in his game against New Jersey, a late hit in the second and a slew foot in the third.

Ryan Miller breaks Dominik Hasek’s franchise record | ProHockeyTalk
Miller is know the Sabres all-time leader in wins, very impressive for a goalie.

Olli Jokinen’s slump-buster is a Big Mac meal from McDonalds (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Apparently this same trick worked for him when he was playing for Phoenix. Although I'm sure he could have asked any person in Phoenix and they could have pointed him to a better burger place.

Fight Video: Ilya Kovalchuk KOs Flyers’ Brayden Schenn with nasty right hook | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Kovalchuk gets the Gordie Howe hat trick, which is surprising because it means Kovalchuk actually scored.

Information on NHL "authentic" jerseys - Winging It In Motown
They aren't as authentic as you might think. (s/t to Ben Shroyer)

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