Coyotes Tracks - July 27, 2011 - OEL Gets a Plaque, Pogge Signs a Contract

OEl becomes an ambassador and Portland gets another goalie.

Blog test run- I tightened up the spacing in today's Tracks. Like it?  Hate it? Meh? Let me know in the comments section.

Coyotes News

Oliver ny ambassadör för Tingsryd
Oliver Ekman-Larsson gets feted in the town where he played junior hockey. Click here for a Google Translate of the article. (s/t to Malin A from Japers' Rink)

07/26/2011 Drafting Murphy: Behind the Scenes Video - NHL VideoCenter - Phoenix Coyotes
Video footage from the draft with Conner Murphy.

Pirates News

Coyotes add Pogge to the Pirates mix | Maine Hockey Journal
The goaltending situation in Portland is now set with the signing of Justin Pogge.

More links after the jump...

News From Around the Hockey World

Ex-Coyotes goalie Nikolai Khabibulin drops appeal, accepts 30-day sentence for DUI conviction
The Bulin Wall looks to get his court related business behind him in time for training camp.

Kris Draper Retires - Winging It In Motown
Nice of Draper to remind us all he could have been a Coyote in his retirement speech.

Devils sign Fraser to one-year, $550,000 contract to avoid arbitration hearing - Fire & Ice
Fraser gets a one way deal this time.

Bourne Blog: Three reasons to avoid killing penalties - Puck Daddy - NHL Blog - Yahoo! Sports
Justin Bourne on why being a penalty killer isn't such a good idea.

The Final Howl

Down Goes Brown: Countdown to opening night: Remaining offseason tasks for the Winnipeg Jets
DGB gets in a Draper trade crack the day he retires.

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