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Saturday's Coyotes Tracks - where are the vets?

The Arizona Coyotes are playing well to start the year, but where are the veterans? This story and more in today's edition of the Tracks.

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Coyotes News

Max Domi, Anthony Duclair lead Arizona Coyotes to hot start - NHL -
Arizona Coyotes are off to a hot stat and are one of the NHL's most exciting, must-watch teams thanks to the play of rookies Max Domi and Anthony Duclair.

Coyotes veterans aren't supporting young guns with offense - Arizona Sports
Nobody was expecting the Coyotes to finish 82-0, but Thursday’s 4-3 loss to the Minnesota Wild — Arizona’s first of the season — highlighted an emerging problem. The young guys are doing all the heavy offensive lifting.

ASU Hockey News

UConn hockey defeats ASU 5-1 -
Arizona State hockey dropped a second straight game on its Connecticut road trip Friday, losing 5-1 at UConn.

News From Around the Hockey World

Calgary Flames at Winnipeg Jets recap: It's better if you at least try to score - Matchsticks and Gasoline
The Flames started off well! And then they kind of just went to sleep. And let the Jets run all over them. That's no good, and it sure paid off for Winnipeg in the end.

Quick Bite: Martin Jones sets shutout record, Sharks win in shootout - Fear The Fin
Martin Jones allowed a goal on the first shot he faced this season - and he didn't allow another until late in the third period tonight.

When is a Hit Worth a Quarter of a Goal? - Japers' Rink
Some of Tom Wilson's contributions can be pretty easily overlooked if you're not paying attention.

Shannon Szabados ready to be big-game goalie for SPHL's Columbus Cottonmouths | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: "Obviously, I want to be that goalie. That’s what we play for, to battle for that no. 1 job. I want to be the goalie in those big games."

Compared to buyout scenario, Kings get off easy by settling with Richards | ProHockeyTalk
Click to see how the scenarios compare.

Matthew Tkachuk following in footsteps of father Keith Tkachuk - Prospects
Baby Walt expected to be a top 10 pick in next year's draft.

Blackhawks recall Vince Hinostroza, reassign Kyle Baun to Rockford - Second City Hockey
The Baun experiment comes to an end as another prospect arrives in Chicago.

Nikita Nesterov Suspended Two Games for Boarding Curtis McKenzie - Defending Big D
The Lightning defenseman will miss the next two games for his board/check from behind that injured Stars forward Curtis McKenzie.

Hurricanes' Brock McGinn needs only 55 seconds to score in NHL debut (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
First game. First shift. First minute. First goal. And a memory for a lifetime.

Mike Keenan may help coach Russia in international competition Zubov | ProHockeyTalk
Also in the KHL: Sergei Zubov to coach SKA St. Petersburg.

Tomas Plekanec signs a two-year contract extension with the Habs - Eyes On The Prize
The turtleneck assassin will at the very least remain with the team for another two years.

David Clarkson has no regrets about his time with the Leafs - Pension Plan Puppets
He did grow up cheering for them, so it's understandable.

Todd Richards, Bruce Boudreau among coaches feeling heat already? -
Expectations can be a bad thing for NHL coach job security. Here's a look at several NHL coaches that may be feeling their seats getting warm already.

Why the St. Louis Blues own your pucks | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
"They get to pucks, they stay around pucks and they win pucks," said Todd McLellan.

The Final Howl

Arizona Coyotes help 103-year-old Marion Clark celebrate 103rd birthday - ABC15 Arizona