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Coyotes Tracks - October 6, 2010 - Morning Hockey Games Week Begins

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For the first time in a week, the Coyotes take the ice for an actual game this morning.  We've got you covered with plenty of links.  The game can only be seen online.  You can view the game at and we'll have a GDT here.

If you haven't already, check out Travis' posts on the naming of Vern Fiddler and Keith Yandle as assistant captains.  You can find an Arizona Republic article on captain choices here.


Game Day Preview Links

Phoenix Coyotes vs. Dinamo Riga: The Preseason Ends Here - Five For Howling
The official FFH preview of this morning's game.

NHL Premiere Series Closes in Riga as Coyotes come to town - Puck Worlds
Bruce Peter from SB Nation's Puck Worlds gives an excellent overview of what to expect from the game and background history about Dinamo Riga.

Coyotes vs. Dinamo - 10/06/2010 - Phoenix Coyotes - Preview
Preview of this morning's game by Shawn P. Roarke at

Dinamo Riga and fans ready for Coyotes - 2010 Compuware NHL Premiere
The Coyotes will face a tough opponent and a noisy crowd when they play Dinamo Riga.

Riga ‘Dinamo’ against NHL superteam – Phoenix ‘Coyotes’ :: LIVE RīGA
This PR post from the Riga Tourism Development Bureau has a great headline and an interesting photo gallery at the bottom.

Dogs In Prague - Fox Sports Arizona
Fox Sports Arizona's page for all of their coverage during the Desert Dogs trip to Europe. This includes video and audio clips, photos, and Todd Walsh's blog posts.  They should have some pre and post game interviews from the Riga game up later today as well.

More links after the jump...

Coyotes News

Phoenix Coyotes ready to put in some quality face time
An article from today's Arizona Republic that reviews the off season, the roster, and looks ahead.

Coyotes' Eric Belanger fitting in well with linemates Wojtek Wolski and Shane Doan
A brief piece focused on Coyotes' late FA acquisition Eric Belanger.

Phoenix Coyotes' Wojtek Wolski ready, willing and able
Wojtek Wolski was preparing to become a center, moving from left wing. But for now that move is on hold.

Prucha demonstrating his versatility - blogs - Ice Chips - Jim Gintonio
This blog post includes quotes from Coach Tippet on his "utility player".

The Good, The Bad, The Coyotes - Yotesgurl
Yotesgurl headed to Prague yesterday and thus The Great Blog Takeover of 2010 was created.


Hockey Links

The 11 burning questions puckheads are asking about new season - Puck Daddy - NHL  - Yahoo! Sports
Travis gets a mention for his prediction last year that the Coyotes would make the playoffs last season.

Should the NHL continue to face KHL teams in the preseason? - Puck Daddy - NHL  - Yahoo! Sports
This one hits close to home due to the Coyotes opponent today.

Breaking Down The NHL Broadcast Rights Possibilities
Here is Deadspin's humorous take on an issue we linked about yesterday.


The Final Howl

Down Goes Brown: Take the Quiz: How will your team do this season?
Don't worry, unlike in your High School Calculus class, you can't fail this quiz. Neither can the Coyotes.  The Panthers on the other hand...