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The majority of today's links are about the CBA stalemate between the NHL and the NHLPA. However, we do have a links about Coyotes, Pirates training camp and news of the KHL coming to a computer near you.
Tipping Our Hats to Dave Tippett - Five For Howling
Great piece from Ed on the Yotes outstanding bench boss.
NHL 2012-13 Campaign Preview: Phoenix Coyotes - Puck Daddy
Harrison Mooney's election style season preview and prediction.
Pirates Notebook: Scoring not enough for rookie -The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram
Paul Betit takes a look at rookie Brendan Shinnimin. It may not be enough, but he scored 2 goals in yesterday's scrimmage.
Miele surpassing all expectation - Maine Hockey Journal
Andy Miele got better as last season went on. After a summer of working on the details he's expected to improve even more this season.
News From Around the Hockey World
NHL landscape littered with landmines - CBC Sports
If you're looking for good news on the CBA front you might not want to read Elliotte Friedman's latest post.
Penguins’ Adams: We wanted to continue meeting - TribLIVE
More warm and fuzzy comments about the negotiations.
NHL lockout 2012: League could cancel regular season games beginning Wednesday, report says - SBNation.com
The good news keeps rolling in.
ESPN will broadcast KHL games while the NHL locks out Ovechkin, Malkin - Puck Daddy
Starting on Wednesday you'll be able to watch KHL games on online on ESPN3.
Wayne Gretzky believes NHL lockout will end by January - National Post
He also thought coaching would be a good idea.
NHL's Loss is AHL's Gain - The Hockey Writers
But will playing in the "A" really help the development of players like OEL?
The Final Howl