Coyotes Tracks - October 3, 2010 - Travel Day

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

Fox Sports Arizona Heading to Prague with Coyotes

Details about FSAZ plans for coverage of the Coyotes trip to Europe.

Phoenix Coyotes' Czech players returning home to open season

Brief piece from AZCentral including quotes from Vrbata and Stempniak.

ASU hoops star talks about hockey in Latvia

ASU basketball player Rik Kuksis speaks briefly with Jim Gintonio about hockey in Latvia.

Coyotes Recall Montoya from AHL

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...

Coyotes News

Phoenix Coyotes' Kyle Turris wins battle for roster spot

The article also includes brief quotes on a couple of other items from Derek Morris, Jovo, and Coach Tippett.

 

Farm favourites: A list of AHL impact players - Elliotte Friedman

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:

 

 

Hockey Links

Hockey Night in Canada: An institution that's lost its way - The Globe and Mail

Excellent piece from Roy MacGregor of the Globe & Mail.  He's not complaining about the camera work and production values.

Best Goaltenders In The NHL: Post-Lockout Qualifying Seasons - The Copper & Blue

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.

Something awesome is coming to my mailbox soon. - PensBurgh

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: 2010-11 Western Conference Preview

Down Goes Brown's 'unique' take on the prospects for each team out West.

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