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Tuesday's Coyotes Tracks - Portland Bound

Lucas Lessio heads to Portland and some looks at the Arizona Coyotes after the first quarter of the season.

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Coyotes News

Lessio to Portland - Five For Howling
Who might be coming up or off the injury list has yet to be announced.

Coyotes quarter-pole examination: what's working, what's not | FOX Sports
Goalie Devan Dubnyk, faceoffs and shot blocking highlight the positives form the first quarter of the season.

Arizona Coyotes trust Tobias Rieder in critical situations -- AZCentral
The Coyotes recalled Tobias Rieder from their American Hockey League affiliate with the hope that he'd be able to lift their offense, but Rieder has made his mark so far as a responsible two-way player.

Howling at the Moon: Arizona Coyotes early season awards - Five For Howling
The FFH crew and special guest Sebastian Noren hand out awards for Coyotes MVP, best defensive player, best moment and more! We also discuss the goaltending battle between Mike Smith and Devan Dubnyk

Monday Musings: Arizona Coyotes quarter-season awards - Five For Howling
This edition of MMM hands out various awards from the first quarter of the 2014-15 season.

Gwinnett Gladiators News

Gladiators pick up Pierro-Zabotel, two others from AHL | Gwinnett Daily Post
The Gwinnett Gladiators got a boost Monday with three players joining the roster after stints with AHL teams

News From Around the Hockey World

Penguins Bruins Recap: Crosby and Malkin shine, Pens win in OT - PensBurgh
The Pittsburgh Penguins big guns are out in full force with Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin powering the Pens past the Boston Bruins.

Flyers vs. Islanders recap: Mason steals a point - Broad Street Hockey
Steve Mason delivered with his best game of the season, but unfortunately, the rest of the team did not support him, as the Flyers fell to the Islanders 1-0 in a shootout.

Game Recap: Relief — Senators 3, Red Wings 4 - Winging It In Motown
Stephen Weiss drew into the lineup and got a huge monkey off his back with two goals to lead the Red Wings to another division win.

Wild Roll Over South Florida Kittens - Hockey Wilderness
Laser pointers distract cats, Wild take easy win in Sunrise Florida.

Pat Quinn, 1943-2014 - Pension Plan Puppets
A Leaf legend behind the bench has passed away.

The life and legacy of Viktor Tikhonov | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Assuming the reign of power at CSKA in 1977, Tikhonov was the architect and the engineer of the Red Machine that was the pride of the entire country for the next 15 years. All of the pride that current Russian hockey players and fans feel when they don their country’s jersey, to this day, is without a doubt attributed to Tikhonov.

Oilers Fire Goaltending Coach - The Copper & Blue
Maybe not the coaching change that some fans would like to see, but a coaching change all the same.

NHL World Cup reboot could generate $100 million | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
The NHL’s World Cup of Hockey reboot, rumored for Sept. 2016 in Toronto, is a business decision wrapped up in the flags of several nations. It’s a way for the NHL to create an ATM machine of a tournament, spitting out money to the League and its players in ways that the Winter Olympics never could or will.

Radim Vrbata proving he’s more than a mirage | Post-to-Post
To really understand what makes Radim Vrbata’s success this season so impeccable is to go all the way back to 2008, when a 27-year-old Vrbata was one of the lesser known yet still cherished free agents.

Sharks’ McLellan knows he’s in danger of being fired | ProHockeyTalk
"I understand the business."

Paramedic goaltender saves life in Newfoundland | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
A goaltender went into the stands at a game in Newfoundland and saved the life of a man who was unresponsive by performing CPR.

The Final Howl

Leap-frogging goalies are hockey’s greatest victory celebration (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
These Swedish goalies celebrated the only way they could after combining on a win: With a game of leap-frog.