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Coyotes Tracks - September 11, 2011 - Rookies Open the Hockey Floodgates

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Andy Miele on Day 1 of 2011 Rookie Camp. (Photo by Yotesgurl)
Andy Miele on Day 1 of 2011 Rookie Camp. (Photo by Yotesgurl)

Boys and Girls, NHL hockey is is officially back.  Phoenix Coyotes Rookie Camp opened yesterday afternoon. 

Andy Miele started where he left off in development camp by dazzling those in attendance with his skill and speed.  He barely looked winded after the conditioning drills in his group's hour long practice session.

Coyotes News

On The First Day Of Camp, The Hockey Gods Gave To Me……A Front Seat For The Rookies | Yotesgurl Presents…..
Yotesgurl's perspective on the first day of camp.

2011 Coyotes Rookie Camp ~ Day 1 - The Good, The Bad, The Coyotes Facebook
Yotesgurl with another great photo album.

09/10/2011 Rookie Camp Opens Video - NHL VideoCenter - Phoenix Coyotes
Dave Vest speaks with Pirates Coach Ray Edwards, Chris Summers, Andy Miele, Brandon Gormley, and Mark Visentin.

The case against zero tolerance of head shots - NHL - Yahoo! Sports
Captain Coyote Shane Doan is not a fan of a zero tolerance policy on head shots.

Glendale: Too soon to have backup plan on Phoenix Coyotes - The Arizona Republic
City Council says no need to study a backup plan yet.

More links after the jump...

News From Around the Hockey World

Lokomotiv officials decide to not play 2011-12 KHL season - Puck Daddy - NHL Blog - Yahoo! Sports
After much deliberation it appears Lokomotiv will only be found on patches worn by other KHL teams this season.

Training Camp Starts in 8 Days, Drew - Jewels From The Crown
Kings fans going to DEFCON level 2 if Doughty doesn't sign soon.

How to Win Fans, by Brent Burns - Fear The Fin
Nice story about San Jose's newest d-man.

The Final Howl

Remembering two from the hockey family lost on 9/11 - Puck Daddy - NHL Blog - Yahoo! Sports

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