Coyotes Tracks - August 20, 2012 - CHL Takes Over Hockey News Cycle

SHAWINIGAN, CANADA - MAY 27: CHL Commissioner David Branch presents the Memorial Cup to Michael Bournival #78 of the Shawinigan Cataractes during the 2012 MasterCard Memorial Cup game at the Bionest Centre on May 27, 2012 in Shawinigan, Quebec, Canada. The Catarates defeated the Knights 2-1 in overtime winning the 2012 MasterCard Memorial Cup. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

It's another slow day of hockey news. Between the CBA negotiations and Shane Doan still not having signed, the NHL world appears to be in one giant holding pattern. However, we do have a couple of interesting tidbits from the CHL for you.

Links after the jump...

Coyotes News

Countdown To Coyotes Preseason: 36 Days - Five For Howling
Tony Amonte, we barely knew you.

A Look Back: Paul Bissonnette's only point of the season is a GWG - Rant Sports
The Sabres are likely still shaking their heads.

News From Around the Hockey World

Time on ice competition plots for all 30 teams - NHLNumbers.com
No surprise the number one line of Whitney-Hanzal-Vrbata tops the Coyotes chart..

CHL players forming union: spokeswoman - Peterborough Examiner
This news could change the landscape of junior hockey in Canada and college hockey in the USA.

Michigan Daily and Kitchener Rangers Settle - Western College Hockey Blog
The Rangers ridiculous lawsuit ends.

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