BUFFALO NY - DECEMBER 29: Mark Visentin #30 of Canada stands in goal against Norway during the 2011 IIHF World U20 Championship game between the Canada and Norway at the HSBC Arena on December 29 2010 in Buffalo New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)
We are in the midst of a slow hockey news weekend. However, what we do have is interesting. Vinny Prospal, arguably the best forward left on the free agent market not named Teemu signed with Columbus on Saturday. On the Phoenix Coyotes front, a number of hockey sites reported on Lisa Halverstadt's story below about Coyotes ticket sales. Enjoy the links and the rest of your weekend.
Phoenix Coyotes season ticket sales up despite uncertain future - The Arizona Republic
Lisa Halverstadt speaks with Coyotes COO Mike Nealy comments about the recent season ticket news.
More links after the jump...
News From Around the Hockey World
Blue Jackets sign Vinny Prospal - The Cannon
Kristen Huselius going down forced the Jackets to make a move.
Bourne Blog: How the hockey lifestyle changes at each level - Puck Daddy - NHL Blog - Yahoo! Sports
Justin Bourne on how money changes things.
Which teams had the best and worst overall special teams units in 2010-11? | ProHockeyTalk
James O'Brien looks at special teams stats using plus/minus.
Thinking Outside of the Box With Prospects - The Copper & Blue
Expect to see more teams looking at this model as the salary cap places a premium on developing your own talent.
The Final Howl
Our five favorite Winnipeg Jets jersey design concepts - Puck Daddy - NHL Blog - Yahoo! Sports
Excellent work by amateurs.
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