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Mike Smith makes an amazing save in the Arizona Coyotes 3-2 win and ASU hockey is featured in Sports Illustrated in today's Tracks.

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Coyotes News

Blackhawks vs. Coyotes final score: Chicago can't solve Mike Smith in 3-2 shootout loss - Second City Hockey
The Blackhawks had their chances but couldn't cash in, ultimately falling to the Coyotes in a shootout by a 3-2 count.

Arizona swipes the memory of their last Chicago game away. Literally. - Five For Howling
The Coyotes were embarrassed by the Blackhawks in their last visit to Chicago. They played much better on Monday night. Much better.

Vermette lifts Coyotes past Blackhawks in shootout | FOX Sports
Antoine Vermette scored in regulation and netted the deciding goal in the third round of the shootout to lift the Arizona Coyotes to a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.

Mike Smith makes diving goal line stop in overtime against Blackhawks (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
"I knew it was real close. It was the biggest scramble of the season, for sure, by me."

Arizona Coyotes may have gotten lucky with Christian Dvorak - Five For Howling
He has a lot to prove still, but Christian Dvorak may end up being one of the best steals of the 2014 NHL Draft.

Arizona Coyotes' Andrew Campbell showcasing value of a 'defending defenseman' -- AZCentral
Arizona Coyotes defenseman Andrew Campbell has parlayed a call-up into a regular role on the third pairing with Connor Murphy.

Coyotes recall McKenna | More Sports |
The Arizona Coyotes have recalled goaltender Mike McKenna and assigned goaltender Louis Domingue to the Portland Pirates of the American Hockey League.

From the editor's desk: what to do about the defense - Five For Howling
This week we consider the current makeup of the Coyotes' defense, and look ahead to the big stories in an odd assortment of games.

Boivin: Max Domi's success suggests Coyotes' future looks brighter than dismal present
In a dark season that has seen the Coyotes skate to the third-worst record in the league, Max Domi is a beacon of promise, a symbol that the future may look nothing like the present.

Gwinnett Gladiators

Gladiators get ready for big 'Pink in the Rink" weekend | PHOTOS | VIDEO | Gwinnett Daily Post
The paint went down on Monday and the Gwinnett Gladiators are set for their seventh annual "Pink in the Rink" weekend.

Arizona College Hockey

Arizona State hockey makes a Division I power play - NHL -
Arizona State Sun Devils college ice hockey became an unlikely NCAA Division 1 program: a Sports Illustrated Point After by Lee Jenkins.

ASU Hockey: NHL draft prospect Gage Mackie commits to Sun Devils - House of Sparky
Mackie becomes the second player to commit to ASU whose name has appeared on NHL draft boards.

News From Around the Hockey World

RECAP: Wild Roll Over the Punchless Canucks - Hockey Wilderness
That is 6-consecutive victories for the Wild now on their march towards a spot in the post season.

Game 52 Recap: Jackets comeback falls just short against Kings - The Cannon
The Jackets were not the better team tonight, but they put up a scrappy effort, falling to the Kings.

Pathetic: New Jersey Devils Actually Outplayed by the Edmonton Oilers in 1-2 Loss - In Lou We Trust
The New Jersey Devils lost to the Edmonton Oilers 1-2. They got outplayed by the second worst team in hockey for most of the game, which was simply awful. This recap is really more of an extended rant about the many failings of tonight.

Former Habs coach Ruel passes away at 76 | ProHockeyTalk
Was the 11th head coach in NHL history to lift the Stanley Cup during his rookie year.

NHL journeyman Yip signs in German League | ProHockeyTalk
With Adler Mannheim.

McDavid says playing for the Leafs ‘would be an absolute dream come true’ | ProHockeyTalk
Will he sign with Toronto in 2022? (That's a joke. Sort of.)

An ode to Nabby, the greatest goalie in franchise history - Fear The Fin
The greatest goalie in franchise history will, fittingly, go out in teal.

Martinez Out With Concussion; How Long Can Kings' Defense Survive? - Jewels From The Crown
With Martinez set to miss anywhere from one to... multiple... games, does the upcoming schedule do LA any favors?

NHL expansion: Las Vegas kicks off season-ticket drive - NHL on CBC Sports - Hockey news, opinion, scores, stats, standings
A season-ticket drive is set to begin Tuesday in order to demonstrate the city's interest in an NHL expansion team.

The Final Howl

Shades of "Semi-Pro": New OHL team in Flint could be called The Tropics | The Hockey News
The Ontario Hockey League last week approved the sale and relocation of the Plymouth Whalers to Flint, Michigan. And it looks as if the team’s new name might be a giant nod and wink to a Will Ferrell comedy movie.