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Monday's Coyotes Tracks - Flyers enter dunk contest

Flyers pull off hockey-themed dunk, Rusty Klesla gets suspended and Andy Miele gets called-up.

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Coyotes News

Phoenix Coyotes' Mike Smith: Tampa demotion just ‘baggage’ -
It’s been easy for goalie Mike Smith to forget about the low point of his career, a demotion to the minors with the Lightning.

Coyotes Recall Miele from AHL - Phoenix Coyotes
The Coyotes on Sunday recalled forward Andy Miele from the Portland Pirates, the club’s American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate.

Pirates News

Pirates ‘embarrassed’ at home - Maine Hockey Journal
Portland Pirates head coach Ray Edward disagrees his team looked like a team out of their league Sunday afternoon against Springfield Falcons.

News From Around the Hockey World

Are NHL referees really to blame? - Five For Howling
With yet another controversial call going against the Phoenix Coyotes, how much blame should NHL referees get?

Thoughts for Matt Stajan - Matchsticks and Gasoline
Condolences to Matt and his family. Awful stuff.

I Just Want To Talk About Hockey | jenlc13
Powerful story.

George Stroumboulopoulos reportedly the face of Sportsnet's new hockey coverage - Eyes On The Prize
In a series of tweets, TSN insider Bob McKenzie has broken some potentially big news about Sportsnet's upcoming hockey coverage.

Is The Tortorella Era Almost Done In Vancouver? - Nucks Misconduct
If the players tune Torts out, 2 things can happen: the coach gets turfed or the players get traded.

Anton Stralman Rejects Contract Offer - Blueshirt Banter
The right handed Swedish blueliner is looking for more than $9 million over three years.

Kuznetsov joins Capitals for first practice, starts living his ‘dream’ | ProHockeyTalk
The 21-year-old is making the transition from the KHL.

NHL general managers to talk about overtime changes, video review at meeting - The Hockey News
"I would prefer for our game to be decided by playing hockey instead of the skill part of the game, which is the shootout," Jim Nill of the Dallas Stars said.

With Lehtonen injured, Stars recall Nilstorp | ProHockeyTalk
It doesn't sound great for their would-be starter.

Jaromir Jagr hoping to re-sign with Devils for another season -
Jaromir Jagr still has no intention of slowing down at 42 years of age. In fact, he doesn't want to move at all, hoping to re-sign with the Devils.

Olli Maatta On Pace to Join (Semi) Exclusive Company - PensBurgh
Having played in 63 of 64 games for the Penguins, Maatta is on pace to join exclusive company, should he reach the 80+ game mark this season.

Sabres suspend newly acquired D Rostislav Klesla for failing to report to AHL Rochester - The Hockey News
Not sure he cares.

NHL Insider: The aftermath of the trade deadline |
Update from Sarah McLellan's blog

Kings’ Nolan gets double-minor for punching Oilers’ Joensuu | ProHockeyTalk
Los Angeles took its seventh win in a row despite the incident.

Blackhawks Earn Two Points In Buffalo - Second City Hockey
Jhonas Enroth did everything he could to help his team to a win, but in the end the Blackhawks leave Buffalo with a 2-1 victory,

Wild fall in shootout against the Blues - Hockey Wilderness
The Wild would fight back after going down by 2 early in the first period, but the Blues would get the better of them in the shootout.

Recap: Bruins blow by Panthers 5-2 with four goals in third period - Litter Box Cats
Roberto Luongo and the Panthers kept it close for two periods before getting overwhelmed in the final frame.

Rangers Vs. Red Wings Recap: Rangers, Lundqvist Shutout Red Wings 3-0 - Blueshirt Banter
Henrik Lundqvist picked up his 300th career win, and 49th career shutout as the New York Rangers defeated the Detroit Red Wings by a score of 3-0.

The Final Howl

1. Wayne Simmonds, Claude Giroux pull off hockey stick alley-oop vs. Globetrotters (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

2. Pierre McGuire unsuccessfully throws the puck to a fan (GIF) - Blueshirt Banter