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Wednesday's Coyotes Tracks - Streak!!!!!

The Arizona Coyotes are on a two game winning streak! More on that and other stories in today's edition of the Tracks.

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Coyotes News

These Arizona Coyotes are beginning to look awfully familiar - Five For Howling
The Coyotes defeated the Maple Leafs 3-2 on Tuesday night.

Arizona Coyotes' defense keys win over Toronto Maple Leafs -
Fortuitous bounces fueled the Coyotes to a 3-2 win over the Maple Leafs in front of 14,202 at Gila River Arena.

Arizona Coyotes' Tobias Rieder ecstatic to be in the desert - Arizona Sports
If his scoring prowess from his minor league and junior days returns, this certainly won't be Rieder's last goal.

As Arizona Coyotes struggle, Keith Yandle is off to his best start | National Post
It is the best start he has ever had. And yet, part of Keith Yandle feels disappointed because the team has been going in the opposite direction

Notes: Arizona Coyotes call up Brandon Gormley -
When the goals dried up on the team's recent four-game road trip, the Coyotes looked within the pipeline for a jolt and found one in the form of winger Tobias Rieder.

Pirates News

Lessio is a fast riser for the Pirates - The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram
Lucas Lessio has a lot of speed, and hopes to race to the NHL one day.

News From Around the Hockey World

Allen, Tarasenko Down the Devils in 1-0 Blues Win - St. Louis Game Time
The Tank does it again to bail out a tired Blues team.

Penguins Hand Wild First Home Loss in 4-1 Rout - Hockey Wilderness
It was game that was billed like two prize fighters getting ready to go toe to toe. It was the two teams in the top three in scoring in the league. It was the Wild that owned the best defense.

Minnesota Wild baffled by goalie interference call vs. Penguins (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
"Your honor, presenting Exhibit No. 634 in the case of the People vs. A Lack Of Video Review Oversight On NHL Goalie Interference Calls…"

Nashville Predators 1, Winnipeg Jets 3: Ondrej Pavelec Stymies Nashville - On the Forecheck
The Predators drop a divisional game to the Jets tonight.

This Week in the Pacific Division: Ducks, Canucks, Sharks and Flames separate themselves from the pack - Five For Howling
The Ducks, Sharks and Flames keep on rolling, while the Oilers and Coyotes continue to learn how to play hockey.

Is it time to worry about the Colorado Avalanche? -
The Colorado Avalanche were one of the biggest surprise teams in the NHL last season. So far this season, they have been terrible.

Blackhawks' Kris Versteeg gaining traction in his performance - Second City Hockey
The embattled forward continues to improve as he returns for another season in Chicago after a brutal 2014 postseason.

Penguins trade rumors: Getting a Winger for Malkin? - PensBurgh
Reports surface that the Pittsburgh Penguins are looking to add to their offense by adding a winger to play along side Evgeni Malkin. We look at what it might take and why the best option might not be a trade at all.

NHL Play-by-Play Data Mining Part 3B - Game Time Score Effects - Pension Plan Puppets
Warning: huge quantities of graphs ahead.

Depleted Blue Jackets could lose Jack Johnson to suspension | ProHockeyTalk
The NHL scheduled a hearing for his hit on Jiri Tlusty.

Reconciling Analytics With Intangibles No Simple Matter: On Michel Therrien and NHL Coaching | AP Hockey
On the balance between recordable metrics and intangibles.

Can the Canadiens be fixed without a coaching change? - Eyes On The Prize
It's going to take a lot more than a three-game losing streak for the Canadiens to fire Michel Therrien.

KHL club acquires rights to Jiri Sekac - Eyes On The Prize
It may be nothing, but Ak Bars Kazan, the richest club in the KHL, has acquired the European rights to Canadiens right winger Jiri Sekac.

Young talent provides Bolts with triple threat line - Raw Charge
The recently established line of Johnson, Kucherov, and Palat is one of the many early bright spots for the Lightning this season.

The Final Howl

Gordie Howe improving in recovery from stroke - - News