No really positive news on another slow news day (with apologies for tardiness of tracks - my bad). The Phoenix Coyotes lay off Tim Bulmer (best wishes, Tim!), Korpi wants to play on the power play, the Manchester Phoenix aren't going to win every game, but do get a point, and more.
More lockout fallout: Coyotes lay off manager of media relations | ProHockeyTalk
The layoff was "CBA-related."
Korpikoski: I’ll send Phoenix DVDs of my Finnish league play, "to show that I can score on power play" | ProHockeyTalk
Putting the Korpedo on the power play can't make it much worse than it is now.
Careers threatened as NHL lockout continues | StarTribune.com
Have to wonder how long older veterans or bubble players are going to tolerate missing out on games.
NHL - Cancelation of Winter Classic will waste NHL's growth - ESPN
The obliteration of the NHL's marquee regular-season event is a stark acknowledgment that all that's been gained since the last ridiculous lockout ended has been in vain, Scott Burnside writes.
30 Thoughts: Lockouts chock full of familiar refrains | Hockey | CBC Sports
Despite notable differences between the NBA and NHL lockouts, the language used by the main players on the inside and keen observers on the outside often sounds eerily familiar.
The ECHL - Premier 'AA' Hockey League | Lee named Reebok Hockey Goalie of the Week
The Coyotes prospect is off to a hot start.
Manchester Phoenix News
Peterborough Phantoms 5 Manchester Phoenix 4 (PS) - News - Manchester Phoenix
Phoenix lose on penalty shots in Peterborough. (Was not able to find a detailed recap of the game, but will look again tonight)
News From Around the Hockey World
The Final Howl
Olli Jokinen Dancing
Yes, it's very old and has made the rounds, but it's perfect for these slow news days....