CBA talks continue to stand still as both sides can't seem to agree on a time and place to meet. Meanwhile the Portland Pirates faced off against the Springfield Falcons. Falcons' goaltender Curtis McElhinney, who was a one time Coyote, beat the Phoenix affiliated farm team, 3-2. Looking to correct their ship, the Portland Pirates will have plenty of time as their next game is set for November 2nd against the St. John's IceCaps. More on all that below.
Falcons sink Pirates in first period barrage | Maine Hockey Journal
Pirates fall to the Falcons.
Springfield Falcons fend off Portland Pirates for 3-2 win | masslive.com
Recap of Portland Pirates' game on Sunday.
News From Around the Hockey World
Phoenix Swarm All Over the Bees - News - Manchester Phoenix
Our European team scored a TD and an extra point conversion yesterday.
NHL stars make charitable use of idle lockout time | StarTribune.com
Le Tournée des Joueurs isn't the only charitable game going on in the hockey world.
Jack Johnson rips NHL owners on linked site - USA Today
Blue Jackets' Jack Johnson sounds off on owners.
Bruins' Julien coaches youth team - NHL News | FOX Sports on MSN
Bruins' Claude Julien returns to the bench.
AHL trying to benefit from NHL lockout - GreenwichTime
The AHL sees the upside to the lockout.
The Final Howl
The Backhand Shelf Guide to avoiding a fake hockey insider apocalypse | Backhand Shelf | Blogs | theScore.com
Inside the anonymous insiders.