The NHL and NHLPA began meeting with federal mediators yesterday. They are set to meet again today at an undisclosed location. While the two sides attempt to bargain, there are plenty of hockey related happenings going on in the Valley today. The player practice/scrimmages including big name NHL players like Sidney Crosby continue at the Ice Den later this morning and this afternoon prospective Coyotes owner Greg Jamison is scheduled to be on Roc and Manuch's radio show on AM 1060.
Jamison and Coyotes Get A New Lease on Life, For Now - The Hockey Writers
A look back at Tuesday night's COG council meeting.
Phoenix Coyotes Getting New Name - Blog - icethetics.info
This "news" was brought up when the first version of the lease agreement was made public. It's now a bigger deal due to Tuesday's vote.
NHL and NHLPA resume CBA talks, this time with mediation - TSN.ca
Both sides were quiet after yesterday's sessions.
Penguins’ Sidney Crosby, other NHL players itchin’ for ice time - AZCentral
Sid is in town to take part in practices at the Ice Den.
Can federal mediation end the NHL lockout? - SB Nation DC
Only if both sides want it to work.
Ted Lindsay despises badmouthing of Gary Bettman by players during lockout - ESPN
Lindsay doesn't believe the players are handling the lockout well, both in word and deed.
Gladiators' late surge falls short against Komets - Gwinnett Daily Post
The Glads 3 game winning streak came to an end last night.
News From Around the Hockey World
NHL Team Values 2012: Maple Leafs First Hockey Team Worth $1 Billion - Forbes
The Coyotes aren't the lowest valued team.
Forbes and the clean lie - mc79hockey.com
Tyler Dellow on Forbes annual release of NHL franchise values and why we can't trust the numbers.
No. 1 club hockey squares off vs. first D-I foe - The State Press
This weekend the Sun Devils head to Happy Valley, PA.
Get to Know Sun Devil Hockey Forward Danny McAuliffe - House of Sparky
McAuliffe is from Scottsdale.
In some ways ASU may be Penn State ice hockey's biggest challenge yet | PennLive.com
Derek Meluzio thinks ASU could surprise Penn State this weekend.
A visit to Eden in Minnesota, where college hockey endures - Grantland
Katie Baker on college hockey, Minnesota style.
A Year After Plane Crash, Rebuilt Russian Hockey Team Wins Again - NYTimes.com
The team has a Canadian head coach and a handful of players familiar to NHL fans.
It turns out NHL players don’t make a lot in endorsement money - Backhand Shelf
No real surprise here. NHL players don't find their way onto my TV like LeBron, Eli, and Aaron Rodgers do.
NHL charity game in Atlantic City raises at least $500,000 for Hurricane Sandy relief - NJ.com
The rare bit of good news from the lockout.
Assistant captain returns to boost Arizona hockey - Arizona Daily Wildcat
The return of junior Michael Basist from injury and what he brings to the Cats' roster.
Wild's Harding starts battle with MS - StarTribune.com
The goalie says he plans to continue playing.
The Final Howl