Coyotes Tracks - October 11, 2012 - Frustration Mounts

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The theme of today's links on the NHL lockout can summarized by one word, frustration. The good news is we've got more links than just those related to the lockout. We have a number of links related to the Phoenix Coyotes including Fox Sports Arizona's press release on their Rocky Mountain Emmy wins, a Yotes prospect who survived cancer, and another prospect from Texas.

Coyotes/Pirates News

Phoenix Coyotes' Talent Pool in No Short Supply : The Hockey Writers
Phoenix Coyotes' prospects, Andy Miele and Brendan Shinnimin may be short in size but not in skill and pure will.

Heart ailment forces Phoenix Coyotes prospect Brett MacLean to retire - AZCentral
Includes quotes from Coyotes GM Don Maloney.

Phoenix Coyote Brett MacLean Retires, But Happy To Be Alive - Rant Sports
Jaime Eisner on MacLean's early retirement.

Happy Birthday Shane Doan - Five For Howling
Yesterday was the Captain's birthday.

Arnold checks cancer goodbye - Maine Hockey Journal
Free agent forward Scott Arnold is a testicular cancer survivor.

10/09/2012 - Pirates Profile: Brown Video - NHL VideoCenter - Phoenix Coyotes
Another in a series of video profiles of the guys down in Portland.

FOX Sports Arizona wins 5 Emmy Awards - Fox Sports Arizona
A number of the winners names are familiar to Coyotes fans.

Lockout News

NHL lockout 2012: Alberta Labour Relations Board rules in favor of league - SBNation.com
Just like everything else involved in the labor dispute so far this ruling gets us no closer to a resolution.

NHL lockout 2012: No progress noted between NHL and NHLPA - SBNation.com
Groundhog Day.

This is how we get closer to a deal - Cross Checks Blog - ESPN
"But who blinks first". Lebrun states the obvious. The two sides are playing one big game of Chicken.

NHL lockout: Time for a second pro hockey league? - thestar.com
This editorial calls for a return of the WHA days.

It is time for a new league to rival the NHL : The Hockey Writers
Another voice for a rival league in North America.

A guide to the NHL and the six people you meet in lockout hell - Grantland
The money line - "The NHL can't even be the best at making unpopular collective-bargaining decisions."

Despite NHL Lockout, Majority (56%) of Hockey Fans Say Hockey Will Still Be a Part of Their Life
A poll took the pulse of those north of the border. It's the mixed bag you would expect.

Cherry to players: stop bad-mouthing the owners on Twitter and in the media - ProHockeyTalk
I wanted to read this article but the picture of Don Cherry's suit blinded me.

NHLPA labor challenge exercise in pettiness - Cross Checks Blog - ESPN
Scott Burnside's frustration comes through the screen.

Pirates News

Gladiators News

Glads Unveil New Jerseys - Official Website - Gwinnett Gladiators
The Glads have new maroon jerseys this season in honor of their 10th year of existence.

News From Around the Hockey World

Anonymous athletes give views on presidential election, social issues, sports gambling - ESPN The Magazine - ESPN
If nothing else its a peek into the thoughts of those in different sports and how similar or different their views are.

TV Schedule - College Hockey, Inc.
The NCAA college hockey season starts in earnest this weekend. Here's a look at the TV schedule for the entire season.

Jakub Klepis of Lev Praha Has Raised The Bar - Howlin' Hockey
Klepis was on TV back in the States on Tuesday. The former Washington Capital prospect has been playing over in Europe for the last half dozen years.

The Final Howl

Welcome to NHL replacement player training camp - Down Goes Brown

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