At this point we should expect to hear CBA news almost daily for at least the next month. We can choose to read the news or ignore. Either way we know its coming. As for the Coyotes, we've got another countdown post coming at a Noon today. One half hour beforehand you can click on a link below to join in another live web chat through the team's web site. Finally, today's Final Howl is a bittersweet one. Have a safe, fun weekend.
Links after the jump...
Labor deal has Phoenix Coyotes in limbo - The Arizona Republic
Everythone is on hold while a new CBA gets worked out.
Countdown to Coyotes Preseason: 39 Days - Five For Howling
A quick look at Coyotes prospect Brett MacLean and his turbulent last 14 months.
Updating the Coyotes shoulder logo - Five For Howling
One of our readers has a suggestion for a slight change to the team's shoulder logo.
Downtime with BizNasty: Training with Amy Lynn Grover - Backhand Shelf
The latest Biz summer video.
Book Excerpt: Alex Ovechkin Arrives - SB Nation DC
From Ted Starkey's new book Red Rising, a look back at an ugly moment in Coyotes history. (s/t to Emily from Japers' Rink)
News From Around the Hockey World
Bruce Boudreau's One-on-One with CSN Washington - Anaheim Calling
Nothing here to change the minds of people who believe Bobby Ryan isn't going to be a Duck much longer.
NHL Lockout Fears Force Cancellation Of Traverse City Prospect Tournament - SBNation.com
The latest victim in the hockey labor negotiations.
Brophy on CBA: Don't shoot the messenger - sportsnet.ca
Gary Bettman’s power is much less influential than many might imagine.
Gary Bettman says 'wide gap' remains in NHL labour talks with union - The Hockey News
"There's still a wide gap between us with not much time to go," Gary Bettman
The Final Howl
The Philadelphia Flyers have created an internship position in the name of Jessica Ghawi | Backhand Shelf | Blogs | theScore.com
The Philadelphia Flyers remember Aurora, Colorado shooting victim, Jessica Redfield.