NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 1: Hockey fans protest the National Hockey League (NHL) lockout outside the NHL offices in midtown Manhattan December 1, 2012 in New York City. - Allison Joyce/Getty Images
The Sundog and Sun Devil hockey teams did the state of Arizona proud on Saturday. The Sundogs broke their three game losing steak and the Sun Devils club team beat NCAA D1 squad Penn State on the road. Alas, not everything was unicorns and roses on Saturday, as the Pirates, Glads and Phoenix fell. Details below.
Watch Your Six – Tea Bagger Edition - Nebulous Verbosity
George Fallar on the latest referendum drive.
Helping Habitat for Humanity Video - NHL VideoCenter - Phoenix Coyotes
Coyotes Charities volunteers recently helped Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona renovate a home for a family in need.
MSG CEO James Dolan willing to enter talks with players in hopes of ending NHL lockout - NYPOST.com
Given Dolan's relationship with Gary Bettman I'd say the odds are less than zero.
Canadian Business: Debating lockout effects - sportsnet.ca
Three North American sports marketing experts debate the economic effects of the lockout. (s/t to PHT).
NHL Apocalypse Watch: The Beast Ascendeth Out of the Bottomless Pit - The Triangle Blog - Grantland
Katie Baker says she's finally been pushed over the edge by the lockout.
The NHLPA Executive Board has ... - Twitter/aaronward_nhl
Ward says the NHLPA has agreed to $10,000 stipends for the players.
Without its’ leader the Pirates falter - Maine Hockey Journal
No Bolduc, No Win.
Zapolski, Rays Blank Glads - Official Website - Gwinnett Gladiators
The Glads lost to their former goalie 2-0 last night.
Late rally lifts Sundogs past Americans - The Prescott Daily Courier
After losing three straight, including two to the Americans last weekend, the Dogs pushed back in Texas Saturday night.
Manchester Phoenix News
Impressive home win - Basingstoke Bison
The Phoenix lost their third game in a row on Saturday. They lost to the Basingstoke Bison by a score of 5-2.
News From Around the Hockey World
ASU Hockey Tops Penn State 3-1 in Historic Win - House of Sparky
"Historic" might even be an understatement.
Logan Couture leaves Switzerland, citing "personal reasons" - Fear The Fin
Another North American decides to come home.
Jason Pominville Heads To Europe, Tyler Ennis Returns Injured - Die By The Blade
More European comings and goings.
Alex Ovechkin Records First Hat Trick in Two Years... - Russian Machine Never Breaks
Caps fans must be thrilled to see Ovi's hat trick. Oh yeah, I forgot about that pesky lockout thing.
The Final Howl