SAN JOSE CA - SEPTEMBER 25: Kyle Turris #91 of the Phoenix Coyotes tries to get the puck around the goal against Nick Petrecki #53 of the San Jose Sharks in a preseason split-squad game at HP Pavilion on September 25 2010 in San Jose California. The Sharks won 3-1. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
The Coyotes head off to Europe today. With one exhibition game left on the docket, it appears all but one spot on the roster is sewn up. One guy who does appear to have a roster spot is Kyle Turris. He figures prominently in today's Tracks edition. And now on to said Tracks...
Trip to Europe
Details about FSAZ plans for coverage of the Coyotes trip to Europe.
Brief piece from AZCentral including quotes from Vrbata and Stempniak.
ASU basketball player Rik Kuksis speaks briefly with Jim Gintonio about hockey in Latvia.
Al Montoya will be going along to Europe as the third goaltender. NHL allows for the extra goaltender due to travel issues when teams are playing overseas.
More links including video after the jump...
The article also includes brief quotes on a couple of other items from Derek Morris, Jovo, and Coach Tippett.
Eliotte Friedman polled 10 hockey coaches/executives about which AHLers will make an impact this upcoming season. Two Coyotes made the list.
Coyotes Video Interviews
Dave Vest interview Radim Vrbata:
Dave Strader interviews Kyle Turris.
Dave Strader interviews Scottie Upshall:
Excellent piece from Roy MacGregor of the Globe & Mail. He's not complaining about the camera work and production values.
Derek Zona from C&B examines who has been the best goalie in the league since the lockout using save percentage. You probably won't be surprised where Mikael Tellqvist is on the list. However, you might be surprised where the Bulin Wall ranks.
Post on great looking art work done by Stephen over at ThePensBlog. By great looking I mean the graphics, not the choice in team or player.
The Final Howl
Down Goes Brown's 'unique' take on the prospects for each team out West.