We apologize for missing the Tracks yesterday; I guess we're all still a little despondent over the beginning of the lockout. We're back though with our usual assortment of links, including some news about the Coyotes' Czech contingent, and some interesting thoughts about this lockout from a legend who lived through the previous one. Links after the jump...
azcentral.com staff blogs - Sarah McLellan - Czech connection is back...for now
Coyotes center Martin Hanzal and defenseman Zbynek Michalek are in the desert but only for a little while.
Shane Doan the ultimate Valley star - East Valley Tribune: Brownie Points
Jerry Brown on the one of a kind athlete who inhabits the Valley.
News From Around the Hockey World
Mike Modano estimates he lost $7M in last lockout - ESPN
The longtime Dallas Star is convinced the lockout is just not worth it.
NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly on HC @ Noon - sportsnet.ca
NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly discussed the lockout on SN590 @ about 19 minutes in the radio jock tries to blame it on the Coyotes...
Who would each NHL team use an amnesty clause on, should an amnesty clause exist? | Backhand Shelf | Blogs | theScore.com
Is there another answer besides DMo?
Report: NHLers trying to organize Quebec-based "caravan" league | ProHockeyTalk
The only professional hockey Quebecois are going to see for a while.
Men's hockey captains suspended for season opener - UNDSports.com: Official Web Site of University of North Dakota Athletics
More suspensions for excessive partying at the collegiate level.
Even during a lockout the Leafs are a disaster | ProHockeyTalk
There are some things a lockout can't change.
NHL lockout -- Florida Panthers blame 'work stoppage' for layoffs - ESPN
The Florida Panthers have announced layoffs of some staff members, saying the moves are primarily because of the NHL lockout.
The Final Howl