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Sunday's Coyotes Tracks - an action packed day of hockey

Yesterday was full of action from start to finish. Details in today's edition of the Tracks.

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Coyotes News

Arizona Coyotes mount third period comeback, but fall to LA Kings in overtime - Five For Howling
The Arizona Coyotes cashed in big on a major penalty in the third period, but weren't able to get the second point in the extra frame.

WATCH: Jake Muzzin ejected for hip-checking Boyd Gordon in the head - CBSSports.com
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Jake Muzzin was given a match penalty on Saturday night for hip-checking Arizona Coyotes forward Boyd Gordon in the head.

Jeff Carter Suffers "Upper-Body" Injury, Unlikely to Return - Jewels From The Crown
It looks for all the world like a hand injury, though.

Arizona Coyotes Ink Blue Line Prospect Dysin Mayo - TSS
The Arizona Coyotes selected right shot defenseman Dysin Mayo 133rd overall in the fifth round of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

Arizona Coyotes help youth hockey soar in the Valley - azcentral.com
The Coyotes are nearing their 20th anniversary in the Valley and, in that time, the franchise has helped stimulate the growth of youth hockey.

Falcons News

Syracuse Crunch score three unanswered goals in win over Springfield Falcons
The Falcons fell 3-1 to Syracuse.

World Juniors News

Arizona ties abound at the 2016 World Junior Hockey Championship - Five For Howling
An area known best for cacti and scorching temperatures has ties to a number of players who are competing in the 2016 IHHF U-20 World Junior Championship being held in Helsinki, Finland.

World Juniors: USA scores 2 late third-period goals for 4-2 win over Canada - Second City Hockey
Illinois native Louie Belpedio scores the game-winner.

World Junior Championships: USA forward Alex DeBrincat ejected for spearing Travis Konecny - SBNation.com
It was the third ejection of the tournament's first day.

Maple Leafs prospect William Nylander injured after hit to the head at World Juniors - SBNation.com
Sweden lost their best player early in the tournament.

News From Around the Hockey World

Dallas Stars Not Finished Celebrating Christmas, Lose To St. Louis Blues - Defending Big D
That was both fun and hard to watch. Is this what people dealt with when they played the Stars under Hitchcock?

Video: Shattenkirk saves the day for St. Louis | ProHockeyTalk
The Blues scrap their way to OT win vs. Stars.

Detroit Red Wings 3, Nashville Predators 2: Small mistakes cost Predators - On the Forecheck
Nashville should have put Detroit away on multiple occasions, but they never capitalized when they should and found themselves on the losing end of a couple poorly timed mistakes.

Sabres at Bruins recap: O'Reilly, Eichel lead Sabres to 6-3 victory - Die By The Blade
O'Reilly (three points) and Eichel (four points) looked their best in the Sabres' first post-Christmas game.

Wild fail to start, lose 3-1 to Penguins in the end - Hockey Wilderness
G-I-V-E-A-W-A-Y-S spelled disaster for the Wild in its return to action after the Christmas break.

As Crosby, Ovechkin get older, a new wave of stars is catching up to them - CBSSports.com
Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Alex Ovechkin have been the best offensive players of their generation, but as they start to get into their late 20s and early 30s a new wave of stars is gaining ground on them.

After getting roughed up by Devils, Larkin (upper body) to miss first game of the year | ProHockeyTalk
Detroit's star rookie did not play last night in Nashville.

What's actually wrong with the Anaheim Ducks? (Trending Topics) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
This isn't entirely one of those, "As Ryan Getzlaf goes, so go the Ducks" things, but it's pretty damn close. Both the player and the team are too good to keep playing like this.

The Final Howl

Marian Hossa adopted Marko Dano for Christmas - Second City Hockey
Slovaks stick together.