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Tuesday's Coyotes Tracks - Alex Ovechkin Day

Alex Ovechkin is getting a lot of love, Doan is getting a bobblehead, and John Scott talks about being an All Star.

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Surprisingly there is no picture of John Scott and Alex Ovechkin so here is a picture of Ovi with guys named John and Scott
Surprisingly there is no picture of John Scott and Alex Ovechkin so here is a picture of Ovi with guys named John and Scott
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Coyotes News

John Scott on what NHL All-Star spot means to him, his family | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: "It’s going to be a little bit different because I’m trained to go out there and hit people. I’m not just going to deke around guys like the guys I’m playing against."

Coyotes to honor Doan for milestone goal on Jan. 21 | FOX Sports
The first 5,000 fans in attendance will receive a limited addition Shane Doan "Cowboy" bobblehead, courtesy of FOX Sports Arizona.

Coyotes' 1st-half success enjoyable for Dave Tippett - AZ Central
The Coyotes and Tippett are certainly enjoying being in contention so soon after being an afterthought.

How are the Arizona Coyotes' acquisitions doing halfway through the season? - Five For Howling
The Arizona Coyotes are approaching the midway point of the season. How are their free agent acquisitions doing?

Connor Murphy's A Critical Part of Coyotes' Success - TSS
Connor Murphy is a study in contrasts. Off the ice, he’s likeable, approachable, articulate and goofy. On the ice, Murphy’s likability quotient drops dramatically — at least through the lenses of opponents.

Louis Domingue's fairytale season almost didn't happen - Arizona Sports
In late July, Christian Daigle, the agent for restricted free-agent goaltender Louis Domingue, gave general manager Don Maloney a choice.


Boston Pride Get the Win When it Matters Most - Stanley Cup of Chowder
After last week's uncharacteristic loss to Buffalo, the Pride were back with a vengeance and a purpose against New York.

News From Around the Hockey World

Alex Ovechkin and You at 500 - Japers' Rink
Celebrating achievement and dedication... and not just the captain's

Alex Ovechkin Named NHL's First Star - Japers' Rink
Mr. 500 gets League honors for another stellar week.

Travis Konecny was traded because everybody expects him to be a Flyer next year - Broad Street Hockey
Travis Konecny was traded from Ottawa to Sarnia last week. That trade happened, in part, because everybody seems to believe he'll be in the NHL next season.

Three Thoughts on the Washington Capitals - Japers' Rink
A new weekly segment focused on productive discourse

Nail Yakupov May Return Tuesday - The Hockey Writers
The former #1 overall pick may return against the Coyotes.

Koping With Loss: Kings 4 - Red Wings 2 - Winging It In Motown
The Red Wings were able to activate Kyle Quincey thanks to the universe doing them a solid and tearing Drew Miller's meniscus.

Quick Bite: Sharks avoid collapse in win over Flames - Fear The Fin
It got dicey, but San Jose held on to beat Calgary.

Tommy Wingels goes to dressing room after collision - Fear The Fin
Tommy Wingels and Joonas Donskoi collided at center ice.

Matt Hendricks suspended 3 games for boarding Aaron Ekblad (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: The fact that Florida Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad missed Monday night’s game in Vancouver didn’t bode well for Matt Hendricks’ chances of avoiding a suspension.

Report: Travis Hamonic out 2-3 weeks, derailing Isles defense and trade proposals everywhere - Lighthouse Hockey
According to a pair of tweets from Newsday's Arthur Staple, Travis Hamonic will be out possibly for the three weeks, escalating the grim progression from maintenance day to game time decision to day-to-day and finally on the shelf.

Calgary’s mayor jousts with Bettman on new Flames arena
Bettman insists that the city, not just the Flames, need a new arena.

The Habs' lack of controlled exits are hurting their scoring chances - Eyes On The Prize
Recently, the Habs are creating fewer scoring chances, and putting fewer shots on net. One of the reasons why is their confusing defensive strategy.

Bruins throw their support behind Massachusetts Transgender Rights bill - Stanley Cup of Chowder
Bill would protect individuals in public spaces - including sports stadiums

Aging New York Rangers At A Crossroads - Blueshirt Banter
The Rangers have been one of the NHL's best teams over the last four seasons. But with a team with many key players getting older, a number of players in need of new contracts, and a weak group of prospects, general manager Jeff Gorton has decisions to make in the next few months that will affect the team for a long time.

Don't look now, but Sean Couturier is making a viable case for the Selke Trophy - Broad Street Hockey
Sean Couturier's recent scoring explosion has silenced the doubters. But if the second half of his season resembles his stellar first half, the Flyers' 23-year old center could be in for a much larger prize.

The Final Howl

When David Bowie turned NHL stars into ‘Heroes’ (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: Rare is the video game intro that gives you more chills than the actual game, but they might have achieved that in the minute long video roll before the generic rock music kicks in.