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Thursday’s Coyotes Tracks - NHL Season is Upon Us

The NHL seasons has started, the Coyotes have named 5 alternate captains for this season, and the New Jersey Devils entered into an agreement with the Riveters in the NWHL.

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Coyotes News

HYPE TRAAAAAIN: Rick Tocchet - Five For Howling
The Rocket has come home to Phoenix, bringing with him Stanley Cup coaching experience and pace to push even the most fit players.

Coyotes announce leadership group for the season - Five For Howling
The Arizona Coyotes named 5 alternate captains to serve as the main leadership group, no captain was named.

Rick Tocchet to lead the Coyotes as the player, coach he's always been - AZCentral
Coyotes coach Rick Tocchet is sticking with the philosophy that's guided his entire career.

The East

Leafs 7 - Jets 2: PLAN THE PARADE - Pension Plan Puppets

NJ Devils Enter Partnership with the Riveters of the National Women’s Hockey League - All About The Jersey
Earlier this evening, Seth Berkman of the New York Times reported that the New Jersey Devils have entered a partnership with the Riveters of the National Women’s Hockey League. They’ll now be known as the Metropolitan Riveters.

This roster has changed, and that's a good thing - The Cannon
Embracing the lineup changes

What are the realistic expectations for Anders Bjork? - Stanley Cup of Chowder
Everyone is pumped to see the Swedish Chef in the NHL. But how is he going to do?

Leafs' Leo Komarov gets penalty for visor violation - Yahoo Sports
After drawing criticism from players and fans alike for their whistle-happy ways during the preseason, the officials made an early statement in the Toronto-Winnipeg game on Wednesday.

The West

Jets sign Ehlers to a seven year extension - Arctic Ice Hockey
The star forward will be around for a long time in Winnpeg

Ducks Sign Josh Manson To 4-Year Extension - Anaheim Calling
The Ducks defenseman will remain part of the core.

Final Howl

Down Goes Brown: Six stories primed for opening-week overreaction -
Here are a half-dozen stories that may or may not unfold over the first few games of the NHL season, and your guide to overreacting to them as much as possible.