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Coyotes Tracks - April 22, 2012 - Toews Saves the Hawks

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The Phoenix Coyotes blew a golden opportunity to close out a playoff series on Saturday night. We've got plenty of postgame recap and reaction links. The other big news of the day was Raffi Torres' 25 game suspension for his hit on Marion Hossa and of course, the other NHL playoff action from Saturday.

Links after the jump...

Blackhawks vs. Coyotes Game 5 Post Game News

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Phoenix Coyotes Recap: History Deferred - Five For Howling

Ghosts of past playoff failures haunt Coyotes - Fox Sports Arizona

Phoenix Coyotes blow another lead, lose Game 5 to Chicago Blackhawks in overtime - The Arizona Republic

Blackhawks vs. Coyotes - 04/21/2012 - Phoenix Coyotes - Recap

Shane Doan, Phoenix Coyotes miss out on chance for monumental celebration - The Arizona Republic

Not Today: Hawks 2 - Yotes 1 (OT) - Second City Hockey

Jonathan Toews scores game-winner in OT as Hawks force Game 6 - Chicago Sun-Times

Toews OT goal forces Game 6 for Blackhawks -

Toews' OT winner keeps Blackhawks alive - CSN Chicago

ANIMATED: Pint-Sized Coyotes Fan Reactions Are The Best Reactions - From Our Editors -

Torres Suspension

Phoenix Coyotes' Forward Raffi Torres Suspended For 25 Games - Five For Howling
Jordan discusses Raffi's Shanaban.

Coyotes quiet on Torres' ban; Hanzal doubtful - Fox Sports Arizona
Craig Morgan weighs in.

Phoenix Coyotes' Raffi Torres suspended 25 games for hit on Chicago Blackhawks' Marian Hossa - The Arizona Republic
Includes a brief quote on the suspension from DMo.

Raffi Torres suspended 25 games for putting Marian Hossa on stretcher; agree or disagree? - Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Wyshynski thinks 10 games would have been more appropriate.

Coyotes fans wear ‘Free Raffi Torres’ masks at Game 5, protesting 25-game ban - Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Count Wyshynski out of the Free Raffi movement. Me too.

Jamison Speaks

NHL exec Jamison 'working' on deal to buy Coyotes
Jamison is now going public with his plans to buy the team.

Jamison to Buy Coyotes, Team Will Stay in Glendale
Clips of Jude LaCava's interview with Jamison to be shown on Sports Tonight this evening on Channel 10

Saturday's NHL Playoff Action

On to the Next One: Blues Eliminate Sharks with 3-1 Win - St. Louis Game Time
Hitchcock's boys finished off the Sharks on Saturday night.

Recap: Caps 4, Bruins 3 - Japers' Rink
The Caps can close the series out this afternoon with a win on home ice.

Anderson, Spezza lead Senators to 2-0 win over Rangers, Sens take 3-2 series lead - Silver Seven
Anderson outdueled Henrik Lundqvist. The Sens can finish off the Rangers on Monday in Ottawa.

Chris Neil concussed Brian Boyle on hit that followed ‘Raffi Torres blueprint’ according to Rangers coach | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Torts isn't happy. What else is new?

2012 NHL Playoffs: Panthers 3, Devils 0 - Game Five Recap - Litter Box Cats
The Cats continue to surprise many a hockey pundit. There win on Saturday sets up the possibility of a series win on Tuesday.

The Final Howl

Down Goes Brown: A brief history of playoff violence

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