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Monday's Coyotes Tracks - attack of the Swedes

Oliver Ekman-Larsson is good at hockey. Filip Forsberg is good at hockey. The rest of the international community is finding out how good at the IIHF World Championship.

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Coyotes News

2015 IIHF World Championship: OEL is internationally awesome - Five For Howling
There is no place in the world where Oliver Ekman-Larsson can't shine.

Stanley Cup Playoffs

Flames Shutout by Frederik Anderson, Anaheim in Game Two - Matchsticks and Gasoline
Take Two didn't end much better than Take One.

Ryan Kesler good for Anaheim Ducks in spite of villain role | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Kesler has three goals and five points so far for the Ducks and won 62 percent of his face offs, mostly while being matched up against the opponent’s top lines between the Jets in the first round and the Flames in the second round. The Ducks take a 1-0 series lead into Game 2 Sunday.

WATCH: Flames' Karri Ramo robs Ryan Getzlaf with sprawling save -
Flames goalie Karri Ramo saw a lot of shots in Game 2, but he made his best save on Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf on a 2-on-1.

Blackhawks vs. Wild 2015 results: Chicago tops Minnesota, 4-1, in Game 2 - Second City Hockey
The Blackhawks dominated the last half of this game, scoring 4 goals in the last 28 minutes en route to the Game 2 victory.

Allowing scoring bursts is not how Blackhawks ‘want to play’ | ProHockeyTalk
Brandon Saad: "We have to regroup, refocus and get the job done."

Ryan Suter Isn't Suited for Must-Score Situations - Hockey Wilderness
Ryan Suter has been a staple for the Wild in high leverage scoring situations, but the evidence shows he really should be stapled to the bench.

2015 NHL Playoffs Game 9 recap: Tampa Bay Lightning power play roars to life in 6-2 victory over Montreal Candiens in Game 2 - Raw Charge
The Tampa Bay Lightning take both games at Bell Centre to start the series and head home with a chance to make tonight's 6-2 win the last time Montreal Candiens fans see their team this season.

Jeff Petry scores his first career playoff goal - Eyes On The Prize
That tends to happen when you spend most of your career in Edmonton.

Steven Stamkos breaks through in Tampa Game 2 drubbing over Montreal (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Behold the awesome and wonderful glory of Stamkos’ first score this postseason, in a breakaway on Montreal’s Carey Price in Sunday’s Game 2 in Montreal.

Brandon Prust lays into referee Brad Watson - Eyes On The Prize
Habs losing the series? Check. Habs blaming the officials for something? Check.

News From Around the Hockey World

Peter Chiarelli Demotes Craig MacTavish, But Keeps Him As Right-Hand Man - The Copper & Blue
In a fitting description of the decision, Peter Chiarelli says Craig MacTavish will be his "number 2".

Report: Bruins Narrow General Manager Search Down To Four - Stanley Cup of Chowder
The Bruins are inching closer to a new GM, ESPN Boston reported Sunday Night.

Watch: Filip Forsberg records hat trick for Sweden in win against Austria - On the Forecheck
The kid is magic wherever he plays.

Why McDavid's draft-year run is superior to Crosby's -
Even if the Erie Otters don’t win another game this season, Gare Joyce believes Connor McDavid has had a superior spring to that of Sidney Crosby in 2005. Why? The level of competition.

Report: Highly sought after BU goalie O’Connor in talks with three teams | ProHockeyTalk
At one point 14 squads were believed to be interested in his services.

The Final Howl

Watch a Flames player try to kick a puck and fall on his butt -