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Coyotes Tracks - August 5, 2011 - TGIF Links

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No real news on the Coyotes front since yesterday's Tracks.  However, down on the farm Ray Edwards added to his coaching staff yesterday. Also, we've got a link on a former Coyote getting a tryout with the Western Conference champs. 

Coyotes News

Phoenix Coyotes' Adrian Aucoin looks forward to mentoring young players - The Arizona Republic
Jim Gintonio talks with the veteran D-man and has a brief note on RFA contract negotiations.

Pirates News

Former Pirate named assistant coach | Maine Hockey Journal
Former AHL & NHL defenseman John Slaney returns to Portland as a coach.

Pirates name new assistant | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram
Paul Betit on the new Pirates assistant coach.

More links after the jump...

News From Around the Hockey World

Some Info On Owen Nolan - Nucks Misconduct
I didn't even know the former Coyote was still playing hockey.

Sean Avery arrested for battery on LAPD officer | New York Daily News
Instead of shoving an opponent, Avery reportedly decides to shove a cop.

Was leaving ESPN a mistake for the NHL? - Puck Daddy - NHL Blog - Yahoo! Sports
Greg Wyshynski looks at how things have turned out for all the parties involved, especially the NHL.

How Good is the KHL? - Puck Worlds
Bruce Peter talks KHL Equivalency metrics.

CCHA, WCHA talk merger - Sentinel-Tribune
The college hockey landscape changes continue to evolve.


The Final Howl

Hockey Guilty Pleasures: SB Nation’s The Battle of California - Puck Daddy - NHL Blog - Yahoo! Sports
The crew over at the Battle of Cali are their usual witty selves.


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