Justin K. Aller
The big hockey news today is that a lower body injury to Chad Johnson has led to the Portland Pirates calling up Mike Lee of the Gwinnett Gladiators. Lee is having a terrific season in the ECHL, so the call-up, while temporary, is well deserved. Other links include a look at the Coyotes' Canadian Hockey League prospects, a suspension for the Sundogs, and a satirical take on the upcoming players-owners meeting.
12-12-03 Matt McConnell.mp3 - Siruis/AM Home Ice
Radio interview with Coyotes TV play by play man Matt McConnell.
Phoenix Coyotes CHL prospect pool low in numbers, high in potential - Hockey's Future
Also, high on the IR list.
U.S. National Junior Team Preliminary Roster: Rapid Reaction - The United States of Hockey
The USA WJC training camp roster was released this morning. NO surprise, Coyotes draftee Connor Murphy made the list.
Letters To NHL Owners - SBNation.com
A bunch of the NHL blogs on the network wrote letters to their team's owners.
Why I can't quit the NHL - Stanley Cup of Chowder
One blogger says no matter what she'll still shell out cash to watch the NHL.
Opinions differ as fresh voices enter NHL fray - CBC Sports
Shocker! No one is happy.
Daly denies report about imminent end of lockout | ProHockeyTalk
This rumor took off on Twitter last night. It is nowhere close to being true.
Lee Called Up to Portland - Official Website - Gwinnett Gladiators
Mike Lee is getting rewarded for his fantastic play in Gwinnett with a call-up to the AHL.
Keeping an eye on the farm | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram
One plus of the lockout is the Coyotes staff gets to work more with the team's prospects.
Hockey: CHL suspends Rush's Sawyer - Rapid City Journal
Arizona Sundogs forward Kyle Hood is also getting suspended for four games.
News From Around the Hockey World
Sunbelt Hockey Journal – ASU Hockey Establishes Supremacy with Historic Victory Over NCAA’s Penn State
Ed's take on the weekend that was for ASU hockey.
Galchenyuk, Jones highlight U.S. World Junior camp roster | ProHockeyTalk
Also making the list is the Coyotes' prospect Connor Murphy.
Report: 'Frozen Fenway' planned again in 2014 - NHL.com - News
Outdoor college hockey is set to make a return in Boston.
The Final Howl