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Saturday's Coyotes Tracks - power play-a-palooza

The Anaheim Ducks finally find their power play, the Chicago Blackhawks finally win a road game, and the Philadelphia Flyers finally get excellent goaltending in today's edition of the Tracks.

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Jeff Gross

Playoffs News

Flyers vs. Rangers, Game 4 final score: Steve Mason, the savior, evens the series - Broad Street Hockey
Steve Mason was brilliant and the Flyers are headed back to New York with a chance to take the series lead.

Steve Mason robs Ryan McDonagh with incredible diving stick save -
This is the type of goaltending the Philadelphia Flyers need from Steve Mason.

Blackhawks Win Third Straight Over The Blues - Second City Hockey
Jonathan Toews nets the game winning goal in overtime to give the Blackhawks a 3-2 series lead.

Like it or not, Michal Handzus serves a purpose - Second City Hockey
Fans of the Chicago Blackhawks may not believe it, but Michal Handzus serves an obvious purpose.

Power Play, Third Period Explosion Propel Ducks in 6-2 Victory - Anaheim Calling
The Anaheim Ducks scored four power play goals and three in the first seven minutes of the third period to send the Dallas Stars to the brink of playoff elimination with a 6-2 blowout victory.

Ryan Garbutt ejected for spearing Corey Perry -
Ryan Garbutt got ejected from last night's game. Here's why.

Patrick Roy on Game 5 adjustments: 'Now it's our turn to put our balls on the table' -
Patrick Roy's game plan for Game 5 sounds pretty simple. And graphic.

Sweepin' Canadiens are the big early Stanley Cup Playoffs story -
Dan Rubenstein breaks down why Montreal, the lone Canadian representative in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, has become the early story of hockey's spring.

Coyotes News

Anthony LeBlanc Ready to Make Phoenix Coyotes a Viable Franchise | Bleacher Report
Last season included seven sellouts, a number LeBlanc & Co. would like to see improve next year.

Coyotes' Mikkel Boedker aims to continue building case for big payday -
Mikkel Boedker felt he deserved a better contract than the one he signed last summer. He took the first step towards proving that this season.

Coyotes Rewind: Opening - NHL VideoCenter - Phoenix Coyotes
Coyotes broadcasters Matt McConnell, Tyson Nash and Bob Heethuis look back on the team's 2013-14 season opener at Arena.

News From Around the Hockey World

Varlamov makes finalist list for Vezina - Mile High Hockey
He joins Ben BIshop of Tampa and Tuukka Rask of Boston.

Report: Cooke won’t appeal seven-game suspension | ProHockeyTalk
He was punished for his knee-on-knee hit to Tyson Barrie.

Alex Goligoski has emerged as a true star defenseman for Dallas | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Despite the well-deserved accolades directed towards Tyler Seguin and Jaime Benn, Alex Goligoski is another player for Dallas that is well deserving of praise.

Canes Country Round Table, Vol. Two: The GM - Canes Country
Should Ron Francis be the next General Manager of the Carolina Hurricanes?

Hitch thinks blocked shots are ‘the most useless stat’ in the NHL | ProHockeyTalk
The Blues head coach values puck possession more than grit or physicality, apparently.

New York Islanders Sale Talks: Wang solicits bids as NHL revenue sharing softens losses - Lighthouse Hockey
The two-front effort to drum up buyers and increase the price for the New York Islanders appears to be growing.

Report: Wang values Isles at $370 million, offering to sell 75 percent | ProHockeyTalk
To that effect...

The Final Howl

Jersey Fouls: Fouling your family; attack of Blue Jackets; Breaking Bad sweater | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports