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Wednesday's Coyotes Tracks - Back to Back Blow Outs

The Coyotes lost hard in Chicago, Adin Hill was signed to an entry level deal, and the Minnesota Wild are officially heading to the playoffs.

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Coyotes News

Coyotes Crumble Against Blackhawks In Chicago - Five For Howling
The Coyotes tried to weather the storm but an Antoine Vermette ejection and a shorthanded goal against, sunk the Coyotes.

Coyotes Sign Adin Hill to Entry-Level Contract - Arizona Coyotes - News
The Coyotes dropped the first game of their road trip, John Scott is back in the NHL, and a Caps fans gets half naked for an autograph.

Arizona Coyotes' Alex Tanguay productive in short time - AZCentral
Coyotes winger Alex Tanguay arrived with a reputation as a playmaker, and he’s certainly demonstrated that skill set considering the number of assists he’s amassed.

Coyotes prospect profile: Ryan MacInnis | FOX Sports
Coyotes development coach Steve Sullivan weighs in on the offensive development of prospect Ryan MacInnis.

News From Around the Hockey World

Two things the Red Wings can do to amend dead money on Pavel Datsyuk's contract - Winging It In Motown
Unless you live under a rock (some of us actually do, so no judgement), you know that Pavel Datsyuk is mulling the idea of leaving Detroit one year early, and returning to Russia.

Sedin warns Canucks management — don’t read too much into late-season wins – ProHockeyTalk
"I’ve seen that mistake from other teams. You go into next year thinking you’ve got a good shot at it.

Shayne Gostisbehere's advanced stats aren't great, but it's (probably) nothing to worry about - Broad Street Hockey
Shayne Gostisbehere passes the eye test with flying colors, but his advanced statistics aren't so pretty. What could be causing the discrepancy?

Flyers sign Yale goaltender Alex Lyon to entry-level contract - Broad Street Hockey
Even with the NHL playoffs on the horizon, Flyers general manager Ron Hextall continues to do work, signing one of the best collegiate goalies to an entry-level contract.

New York Islanders 4, Washington Capitals 3 (OT): Ragtag Isles lineup clinches playoff spot with Hickey winner - Lighthouse Hockey
Thomas Hickey scored the overtime winner after taking a skate to the chin and Christopher Gibson notched his first NHL win after stopping an overtime breakaway as the New York Islanders clinched a playoff spot in Washington.

Nashville Predators 4, Colorado Avalanche 3: Forsberg, Wilson Shine, Losing Streak Ended - On the Forecheck
For a game devoid of all meaning, this was a dandy.

Wild falls 3-0 to Sharks, and falls into the playoff picture - Hockey Wilderness
The Minnesota Wild officially clinch a post-season berth for the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs. But the team went about clinching the wrong way.

Pathetic in a Pointless Game: New Jersey Devils Lose 1-3 to Buffalo Sabres - All About The Jersey
Fan Appreciation Week for the New Jersey Devils faithful began with a painful-to-watch 1-3 loss to the Buffalo Sabres. This recap summarizes how the game went and highlights the few notable points from this game.

RECAP: Kings Kinda Sorta Steady Ship in Calgary - Jewels From The Crown
The seesaw tilted toward the Kings in the nick of time.

Hurricanes 2, Bruins 1 - (SO) - Canes Country
Noah Hanifin scores game-winner in the shootout for Carolina

WATCH: Rangers' Glass ejected for completely unnecessary hit -
New York Rangers forward Tanner Glass was ejected from Tuesday's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning for a hit he had no reason to make.

30 Thoughts: Concussion case will get worse before better -
In this week's 30 Thoughts, Elliotte Friedman looks at the recent NHL email dump and concussions, whether Joe Thornton thinks he can play until he's 40 years old, the future of injured Lightning captain Steven Stamkos and more.

Down Goes Brown: The 10 best potential 1st-round matchups -
Down Goes Brown takes a look at the 10 best post-season matchups to root for over the final week of the NHL regular season.

The Final Howl

John Scott is heading home, may be calling it a career - Eyes On The Prize
It seems that John Scott may have played his final game in the National Hockey League.