Coyotes Tracks - August 10, 2011 - Murphy's Hockey Summer Continues

Connor Murphy continues to have a big time summer.  He's been drafted, signed an ELC, deceided to play major junior hockey, and survived the first round of cuts at the USA Hockey WJC Evelauation Camp.  Not too shabby for an 18 year old.

Coyotes News

U.S. Roster Set for International Games - USA Hockey
Coyotes first round pick Connor Murphy made the cut. He also had a goal and an assist on Monday.

Murphy's Decision Based on Number of Games - The Desert Dog Blog - by Dave Vest
Connor Murphy on his decision to play major junior instead of going the college route.

Questionable goaltending could hurt Coyotes - Red Light District
This storyline isn't going away anytime soon.

Wildcats coach likes team depth - timestranscript.com -
Article is about the Moncton Wildcats upcoming season. It mentions winger Marek Hrivik who will be attending camp in Phoenix on a tryout.

The Essentials - Paul 'BizNasty' Bissonnette - The Fourth Period
These are the things Biznasty cannot live without.

Coyotes SummerSlam Battle Royale | The Good, The Bad, The Coyotes
Yotesgurl decides to venture to the land of the cage match and the folding chair.

More links after the jump...

News From Around the Hockey World

Return of RDO camp allows League to experiment - NHL.com
The lists of what rule changes and technology they'll be testing at this year's camp.

The one rule the NHL Research & Development Camp should be testing but isn’t - ProHockeyTalk
Joe Yerdon on how he would change the puck over the glass rule.

Are the San Jose Sharks the best in the West next season? - Puck Daddy - NHL Blog - Yahoo! Sports
Greg Wyshynski makes the Coyotes division rival his pick to win the West.

Traitors, Turncoats and "Business Decisions" - Japers' Rink
For fans of the old Patrick Division rivalries this one is a treat.

The Final Howl

Down Goes Brown: How to buy out a player: The NHL's handy form

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