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Happy Thanksgiving! Things to be thankful for: a Coyotes win, Don Cherry and...lawsuits...?

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Coyotes News

Phoenix Coyotes at Minnesota Wild Recap: Greiss Greiss Baby - Five For Howling
After some roster upheaval, the Coyotes played a complete game and brought an end to a three-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory in the State of Hockey.

Phoenix Coyotes hoping D Rusty Klesla steps up his game in minors
Maloney said Klesla has given "no indication" that he won’t accept this assignment. He was expected to fly back to the Valley with the team following Wednesday’s game against the Wild, will enjoy Thanksgiving Thursday and then is Portland-bound Friday.

Extended Interviews with two NHL rookies of a different kind: Coyotes owner George Gosbee and Stars GM Jim Nill | Post-to-Post
For THN’s new Rookie Issue, they spoke with two rookies of the league. But they’re not players. One is a new owner and the other a new GM.

Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith's diary: 2013-14 season --
In this entry, Smith reveals what the Coyotes need to improve in their play, reflects on Thanksgiving and shares how the holiday compares to Christmas.

Pirates News

Wolf Pack flatten Pirates | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram
For at least one night, the Pirates don’t resemble the team that rebounded off a slow start.

Sundogs News

Arizona Sundogs Go Duck Hunting - Five For Howling
The Arizona Sundogs returned home to face the Quad City Mallards on Friday and Saturday nights.

News From Around the Hockey World

Class-action suit against NHL grows to more than 200 players -
The lawsuit filed earlier this week by 10 former NHL players has grown to more than 200 players in a matter of a couple of days.

NHL concussion lawsuit: Players are too stubborn, Brooks Orpik says - NHL - Sporting News
Orpik pins it more on players than the league itself.

Booming NHL business a double-edged sword for low-revenue teams | ProHockeyTalk
For example, the Phoenix Coyotes.

Nashville Predators 4, Columbus Blue Jackets 0: Just Like Old Times - On the Forecheck
The Nashville Predators are on a roll these days, having won 5 out of their last 6 games after stomping their old punching bag, the Columbus Blue Jackets, by a 4-0 score.

San Jose Sharks beat Los Angeles Kings in shootout - San Jose Mercury News
S.J. prevails in an 8-round shootout.

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - Recap - November 27, 2013 - NHL - Hockey -
Pitt got off 48 shots, Toronto only 16.

Blackhawks @ Flames, Post Game - Second City Hockey
Not much of a recap but I think the picture will say enough.

Game Recap: Avs don't show up on time, Blues dominate 4-1 - Mile High Hockey
Avalanche lose the game in the first period by getting behind the eight ball early.

Game 25: Tampa Bay Lightning versus Philadelphia Flyers - Raw Charge
The Tampa Bay Lightning paid tribute to former captain Vinny Lecavalier before beating him and his new team, the Philadelphia Flyers 4-2 at the Tampa Bay Times Forum Wednesday night.

Rangers Vs. Panthers Recap: Rangers Rebound With 5-2 Win Over Panthers - Blueshirt Banter
The New York Rangers rebounded tonight with a 5-2 win over the Florida Panthers, and they improve to 3-1 on their road trip..

Hurricanes 4, Devils 3 - Canes Country
Canes jump out to lead and hold on in Jersey

Canadiens vs Sabres Top Six Minutes - Blah-ffalo Edition - Eyes On The Prize
The Habs won. The Sabres lost. Andrei Markov is great. All hail Andrei Markov.

Instant Recap: The Winnipeg Jets activate dreaded Stuart-Wright combo, sink New York Islanders 3-2 - Arctic Ice Hockey
The Jets got contributions from a few very unexpected sources as they won their 2nd-straight game and improved to 2-0 on their six-game Eastern Conference road trip.

Senators Come Back From Two-Goal Deficit, Beat Capitals 6-4 - Silver Seven
The Senators got off to a great start against the Capitals, outshooting Washington 6-1 in the first five minutes. The Turris line looked dangerous as did Erik Karlsson. Then the penalty parade...

Feast Mode: Red Wings 6-1 Bruins - Winging It In Motown
Everything is right in Detroit and nothing will ever go wrong again.

Teams playing Ovechkin ‘tight’ on power play | ProHockeyTalk
Caps have just two goals on their last 23 tries with the man advantage.

Fire & Ice - Devils G Cory Schneider "frustrated" he’s not starting tonight; "It’s Groundhog Day for me"
Devils goaltender Cory Schneider said this morning he is "very surprised" he is not starting tonight’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes and "frustrated" that he’s in the same situation again where he’s not playing often.

Rogers Must Retain Don Cherry --
With Rogers new deal with the NHL, it leaves Don Cherry's future in doubt. Mark Wallace Graham explains why that is a bad idea

The Final Howl

Islanders’ anthem singer replaces ‘O Canada’ lyric with line from ‘America the Beautiful’ | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports