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• “The Coyotes are in the advanced stages of discussions with Arizona State University and arena manager OVG Facilities (a division of the Oak View Group) to use ASU’s new multipurpose arena as their temporary home, sources familiar with the situation confirmed to PHNX Sports. The arena, which is scheduled for completion this fall, would serve as the Coyotes’ arena for all home games while they await approval and construction of their proposed arena along the south bank of Rio Salado in Tempe.” [GO PHNX]
• One month into the job, the Premier Hockey Federation Players Association has parted ways with executive director Alex Sinatra because they were “unhappy with how Sinatra represented them to not only the owners but also to the media in whatever appearances she made.” [The Ice Garden]
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• Barry Trotz’s plan for his goalies is a simple one: he’s going with whoever is hot. [New York Hockey Now]
• Would Jay Woodcroft be a wise choice as next permanent head coach of the Jets? [Jets Nation]