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Tuesday's Coyotes Tracks - Heading to Music City

Arizona won't be getting an All-Star Game, Patrick Roy is upset with Varlamov, and Joni Pitkanen is making a comeback.

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Coyotes News

Arizona Coyotes' Dave Tippett guides Coyotes success - AZ Central
Coyotes coach Dave Tippett is inciting improvement in Year 1 of the team's rebuild.

Yotes Notes: No NHL All-Star Game for Valley any time soon - Arizona Sports
The NHL is not inclined to do the City of Glendale any favors it seems.

From the editor's desk: Arizona Coyotes' prospects demonstrate the need to change AHL eligibility - Five For Howling
Why are nearly NHL ready prospects not able to play in the American Hockey League?


NWHL: Emily Pfalzer's Dream Come True - The Victory Press
"It's something I never would have thought would happen," said Emily Pfalzer.

News From Around the Hockey World

Rockford IceHogs wear incredible ugly Christmas sweater jerseys - Second City Hockey
These are pretty much the greatest jerseys ever.

Ryan Suter not thrilled with Jonas Brodin as defense partner | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: According to the story, when asked if he is OK with the move Suter said, "No. We’ll talk about it. We’ll figure it out. Maybe for certain points you have to do this to play against certain guys and situations. I know Scandy’s coming back, so I don’t think it’s going to be an end a result. He’s the coach."

Thomas Greiss scores incredible stick knob goal on himself - Lighthouse Hockey
Greiss ended up poking the puck into the net behind him like Fast Eddie Felson hitting the 8-ball into the corner pocket.

Leafs 3, Oilers 0: Mr. Sparkle gets a shutout - Pension Plan Puppets
In his NHL debut, Garret Sparks turned away 24 shots as the Leafs win 3-0.

Roy: Avs ‘need, expect more’ from Varlamov | ProHockeyTalk
"Obviously we need that extra save, and we didn't get it on the road."

Evgeni Malkin for Eric Staal trade is possible, according to Stan Fischler | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: "The deal I can see — Malkin to Carolina for Eric Staal."

Fans seek NHL's attention on the issue of violence against women - Raw Charge
Fans are fed up with the NHL's lack of response to the problem of violence being perpetrated against women. Almost 30,000 of them have signed a petition to let the league know.

On a possible James Reimer extension, or why the Maple Leafs will trade a goalie this year | The LeafsNation
James Reimer, pending UFA, is playing better then Jonathan Bernier.

Carey Price will miss at least six weeks of action - Eyes On The Prize
There was some news on Carey Price's injury and while it wasn't horrible news, it wasn't exactly great either.

Recognizing the progress in dealing with questionable hits. - Cross Checks Blog- ESPN
Yes, the league's system for disciplining questionable hits still needs work, but let's take a moment to recognize the progress that's been made.

Watch 7,908 teddy bears fly during AHL team's annual promotion (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: The holidays are here, which means it’s time for our favorite promotion in all of hockey: The Teddy Bear Toss!

Joni Pitkanen making unexpected comeback bid in Finland | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: Hybrid icing. Where would Joni Pitkänen be today if there had been no-touch or hybrid icing in April 2013?

The Final Howl

EIHL's Braehead Clan don amazing kilt themed uniforms (Photos) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: The Braehead Clan’s recent contest against the Fife Flyers was more than just a game. It was a fashion statement by Braehead.