March 5, 2012; Pittsburgh,PA, USA: Phoenix Coyotes left wing Paul Bissonnette (12) at the face-off circle against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the second period at the CONSOL Energy Center. The Pens won 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USPRESSWIRE
With the CBA negotiations taking center stage and a lockout looming there continues to be little in the way of actual hockey news as September looms just around the corner. Our paltry five links for you today include Biz talking labor, former Coyote Gilbert Brule's new squad, and Desert Dog newcomer Brendan Shinnimin.
Countdown to Coyotes Preseason: 29 Days - Five For Howling
Jordan looks at the Desert Dogs victory over the Calgary Flames on 2/9/12.
A Step Back: 5 NHL Teams Who Won't Return to the Playoffs in 2012-13 - The Hockey Writers
The Coyotes make the unwanted grade.
Former Ams Shinnimin, Hughesman stop by for camp - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |
WHL play of the year and Coyotes prospect Brendan Shinnimin returned to junior camp for training before he heads to the desert this weekend for Coyotes camp.
News From Around the Hockey World
Players standing beside, learning from Donald Fehr - National Post
The article includes quotes from Coyotes enforcer Paul Bissonnette.
The ZSC Lions Sign Ex-NHL Players And Coaches For New NLA Season - The Hockey Writers
Former Stanley Cup champion coach Marc Crawford has some NHL experience on his new team's roster.