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Thursday’s Coyotes Tracks - Vernon Fiddler Retires

Former Coyote Vernon Fiddler announced his retirement, Shane Doan is in the Arizona Sports Hall of Fame, and U of A Hockey has a captain.

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Coyotes News

Rookies Impress Chayka at Prospect Showcase -
Coyotes rookies returned to Arizona late Tuesday after competing in a tournament in San Jose designed to prepare them for main training camp this weekend.

Shane Doan is a Hall of Famer! - Five For Howling
After announcing his retirement Doan is inducted in to the Arizona Sports Hall of Fame.

Arizona Coyotes looking to establish identity during training camp - AZCentral
Developing their character as a hockey team is Priority No.1 for the Coyotes as training camp opens.

The East

Reports: Pastrnak to miss start of Bruins’ camp, ‘KHL threat is always there’ – ProHockeyTalk
On the other hand, reports indicate that a Bruins deal could also surface.

Penguins Franchise Milestone Guide 2017-18 - PensBurgh
With the preseason less than a week away, a new season is soon to be upon us. Let’s take a look at some of the Penguins franchise’s numbers.

Penguins sign undrafted goalie Alex D’Orio to entry-level contract – ProHockeyTalk
He was solid during the 2017 Prospects Challenge.

The West

San Jose Barracuda sign goaltender Stephon Williams - Fear The Fin
The club adds a second goaltender in free agency.

Reports: Miro Heiskanen Has Concussion - Defending Big D
The top defensive prospect drafted by the Dallas Stars 3rd overall in this summer’s NHL draft may not be starting training camp this year.

Report: Nikita Zadorov won’t be at the start of Avalanche camp - Mile High Hockey
Still unsigned, the Russian defenseman won’t be reporting with the rest of his teams

Jets ink Bryan Little to six-year, $31.75 million extension – ProHockeyTalk
He had 47 points in 59 games last season.

Important Stories

Canadian Born, Texas Taught | By Vernon Fiddler - The Players Tribune
After 877 games in the NHL Vernon Fiddler is retiring from the NHL.

Orion Olsen named Wildcat hockey captain - The Daily Wildcat
Senior Orion Olsen, as reported by UA Wildcat Hockey, has been named captain for the 2017-18 season. This is his third year with a letter on his sweater; after serving his sophomore and junior year as an alternate, he will lead the Wildcats as captain.

Final Howl

Dallas Stars' Tyler Seguin returns to St. Michael's College - Yahoo Sports
Dallas Stars forward Tyler Seguin reflects on his re-routed path to the NHL.