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Thursday’s Coyotes Tracks - Still Looking for the W

Alain Vigneault makes some questionable roster decisions, an update on Anaheim’s injuries, and the Coyotes are still looking for their first win.

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Coyotes News

Rick Tocchet: The one thing that disappoints me is the effort | FOX Sports
Coach Rick Tocchet said the Coyotes' effort level was lacking in Tuesday's loss to the Vegas Golden Knights.

Arizona Coyotes still getting acclimated to changes, seek 1st win - AZCentral
Although they had training camp to adjust to a new style of play, the Coyotes still look like a group recalibrating to a different direction.

College Hockey

Colton Emerging as Leader for Catamounts - SB Nation College Hockey
In the preseason, Vermont head coach Kevin Sneddon didn’t shy away from putting lofty expectations on sophomore forward Ross Colton.

Two for Forking: ASU Splits Opening Series with UMass-Amherst - Five For Howling
The Sun Devils kicked off their junior campaign against UMass-Amherst, with eyes towards growing as a team early on.

The East

Samuel Morin headed to Allentown - Broad Street Hockey
Just because we knew it was coming doesn’t mean we have to like it.

Recap: Victory with a Capital V. Pens down Washington 3-2 - PensBurgh
The Penguins get 3 powerplay goals and a strong penalty kill to ride for a 3-2 win in DC.

New Jersey Devils Passed a Test in 6-3 Victory Over Toronto Maple Leafs - All About The Jersey
If the Toronto Maple Leafs were the first test for the New Jersey Devils in 2017-18, then the Devils passed with a 6-3 win. This recap goes over how important Cory Schneider was tonight, summarized all six Devils goals, and other observations in the win.

Alain Vigneault’s Decision Making Is Now Jeff Gorton’s Problem - Blueshirt Banter
As familiar as they might be, these crazy, unhinged lineup decisions by Alain Vigneault throughout his tenure in New York still don’t make any sense.

The West

Getting to know Golden Knight prospect Tobias Lindberg - Knights On Ice
A quick look at the newest member of the Vegas Golden Knights prospect pool.

Celebrating 25 Years of Stars Hockey in Texas: From Day One to Now - Defending Big D
The Dallas Stars have found their home in Dallas - and they’re here to stay

Walking Wounded - Anaheim Calling
Some updates on injuries.

Recap: Calgary Flames (4) @ LA Kings (3): Sean Monahan OT King - Matchsticks and Gasoline
It took extra time, but the Flames beat the Kings on Sean Monahan’s OT winner, 4-3.

Final Howl

Ben Lovejoy on Deryk Engelland - Yahoo Sports
New Jersey Devils defenseman Ben Lovejoy moved by Deryk Engelland's 'powerful' speech at the Vegas Golden Knights' home opener.