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Sunday's Coyotes Tracks - Mike Modano's number and Rostislav Klelsa have something in common

Mike Modano's number is retired, a former Coyote walks away and the current Coyotes blow a multi-goal third period lead.

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Coyotes News

Phoenix Coyotes @ Washington Capitals recap: I can't even... - Five For Howling
The Phoenix Coyotes open their East Coast road trip with yet another third period meltdown, as they lose to Washington 3-2.

Coyotes running out of time to fix problems | FOX Sports Arizona
The Coyotes are running out of mulligans, they're running out of time and they're completely spent on new evaluations of season-long issues.

Phoenix Coyotes' third-period woes continue in loss to Washington Capitals -
The Coyotes allowed three consecutive goals in the third period as they fell 3-2 to the Washington Capitals on the road.

Capitals vs. Coyotes Recap: Five Minutes to Victory, Caps Top 'Yotes 3-2 - Japers' Rink
After a long stretch of scoreless hockey, the Caps scored three times in the span of five minutes to erase a 2-0 deficit and earn an important victory.

Phoenix Coyotes center Jeff Halpern makes the donuts when he’s not on ice -
Donuts aren’t usually offered up for the Coyotes players, especially on game days, but exceptions are apparently granted when the treats come from a shop co-owned by center Jeff Halpern.

College Hockey

ASU hockey team behind growing popularity of sport in desert | ASU News | The State Press | Arizona State University
The Phoenix Coyotes is contributing to more hockey across the state of Arizona.

Ohio State Hockey Championship Game Ends In Tie After Seven Overtimes | High School |
The teams could have played a three game series with an extra overtime period in the amount of time they played this one game.

News From Around the Hockey World

Video: Stars retire Mike Modano’s jersey | ProHockeyTalk
His No. 9 ascends to the rafters.

Rostislav Klesla chooses to retire from NHL after trade to Sabres -
Rostislav Klesla announced his retirement from the NHL just days after he was traded to the last-place Buffalo Sabres.

Tim Bozon placed in an artificial coma - Eyes On The Prize
The doctors continue to assess the situation, and have placed the young man in coma to slow the disease.

Capitals Sign Evgeny Kuznetsov... Finally - Japers' Rink
At long last, Evgeny Kuznetsov has arrived in DC and is poised to begin his career as a Washington Capital.

Russian forward Kuznetsov expected to make NHL debut with Capitals on Monday - The Hockey News
It took the Washington Capitals nearly four years to sign Russian forward Evgeny Kuznetsov. When they finally did on Saturday, general manager George McPhee compared the new forward to a mythical creature.

Ryan Murray has knee surgery, likely done for season | ProHockeyTalk
He might not be ready for the start of the playoffs either, should Columbus get that far.

Martin Brodeur, 41, still wants to play next season -
Devils legend Martin Brodeur wants to play another season in the NHL, even if that means going somewhere other than New Jersey.

Hossa (upper body) should resume skating next week | ProHockeyTalk
He suffered the injury last Saturday.

Report: Wild to extend GM Fletcher’s contract | ProHockeyTalk
His latest acquisitions Matt Moulson and Cody McCormick are set to debut Saturday.

Gustavsson’s ongoing groin issues puts him back on sidelines | ProHockeyTalk
Petr Mrazek will backup Jimmy Howard.

Don Cherry to former Canuck Roberto Luongo: "Keep your mouth shut" - The Hockey News
Don Cherry says he wasn't impressed with Roberto Luongo's snarky tweets about his former team.

After owner folds Australian pro hockey team, stranded players form their own | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
This makes the Coyotes' ownership problems seem positively delightful by comparison.

Sabres recall D defenceman Chad Ruhwedel following injury to D Alexander Sulzer - The Hockey News
The move on Saturday was made after defenceman Alexander Sulzer sustained a lower-body injury in Friday's 2-0 loss at Florida.

Instant Recap: Valiant third period not enough to lift Winnipeg Jets past Ottawa Senators - Arctic Ice Hockey
The Jets dug themselves a hole they just couldn't find their way out of, ultimately succumbing to the Ottawa Senators in a Saturday matinee.

Mark Stuart channels inner Keystone Cop, makes huge gaff leading to Ottawa Senators goal - Arctic Ice Hockey
"What a myriad of mistakes... you cannot imagine." - Garry Galley, CBC Colour Commentator

Leafs Down Flyers 4-3 In OT - Pension Plan Puppets
Leafs give up two third period leads but salvage two points.

Columbus Blue Jackets 1, Nashville Predators 0: The Preds are League Leaders Again! (in getting shut out) - On the Forecheck
After the Nashville Predators played a strong 1st period, they simply ran out of gas against the Columbus Blue Jackets tonight and wasted Pekka Rinne's strongest game since returning from his long absence, losing 1-0.

Devils 5, Hurricanes 4 - Canes Country
Tuomo Ruutu scores game-winner against former team

Dallas Stars Use Third-Period Comeback to Top Minnesota Wild 4-3 - Defending Big D
The Stars delivered in front of a large delegation of the franchise's greats Saturday night following the Modano jersey retirement ceremony.

Video: Kari Lehtonen Leaves Game After Collision with Erik Haula - Defending Big D
The video replays are not encouraging.

Video: Flames score center-ice goal against Canucks’ Lack | ProHockeyTalk
Roberto Luongo: quiet, so far.

Wild Drops Series Finale in Dallas - Hockey Wilderness
Mike Modano's number 9 was lifted into the rafters and Minnesota loses a tough, physical game to the Stars.

Fast fights: Bieksa makes quick work of Giordano, Tinordi roughs up Torres | ProHockeyTalk
Short ones on Saturday.

The Final Howl

Mike Modano's Top Moments - ESPN