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Good news for Phoenix Coyotes fans: Thursday's notes

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Can Willy wheel from coast-to-coast?
Can Willy wheel from coast-to-coast?

The on-again, off-again tale of the Phoenix Coyotes appears to have swung to the "on-again" position, as just a few days after reports surfaced that Greg Jamison was $20 million short, we now hear that more investors have come on board to bolster his bid.

That story, and talk of Colin Wilson moving over to play center this season, lead off your morning hockey notes...

48-Hour Sale knocks 25-40% off NHL apparel | Hockey Gear HQ
This is the perfect sale to jump on if you're looking for back-to-school hockey items like hoodies, t-shirts, or other team-related gear. But hurry, it expires on Friday at 11 a.m. Central.

Nashville Predators News

Why The Predators Are Not As Screwed As People Think | Hooked On Hockey Magazine
Things coulda been a whole lot worse, writes Kayla.

Pekka Rinne may see less time in 2012-13 - Puck Drunk Love
Will Chris Mason take more of the load off of Peks than Anders Lindback did?

Smashville 24/7 - Assessing the Central Division’s off-season
Ryan wonders if the rest of the Columbus roster will step up in the absence of Rick Nash, as the Thrashers did in post-Kovalchuk Atlanta. I can only assume that means the Blue Jackets will be playing in Quebec City in a couple years?

Nashville Predators' Colin Wilson seeks balance on ice | The Tennessean
Trying out Colin Wilson at center during training camp? Interesting...

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Phoenix Coyotes sale back on track as Greg Jamison secures investors - NHL - Sporting News
The roller coaster takes a turn for the positive in Phoenix.

Red Wings talking to Calgary Flames about making trade for veteran defenseman Jay Bouwmeester |
I'd probably rather see the Preds get this guy than Shane Doan, at the salary they're talking about.

What is Hockey Related Revenue? | Red Light
For those of you seeking a deep dive into one of the more contentious CBA issues.

NHL, NHL Players' Association battle on supplementary discipline during labor talks - ESPN New York
Instead of using "cordial", both sides are now saying that discussions are "lively", including "heated exchanges". Just wait until the NHLPA's counter-proposal hits the table, folks.

Summer Hockey: Canada U20 vs. Russia U20 Challenge - Puck Worlds
While Team USA plays Sweden & Finland in Lake Placid, the Canadians and Russians duke it out in Yaroslavl.

Two of the oldest hockey videos you will ever see -
Old Tyme Hockey, eh? Man, Chelios could really fly back then.

Hockey's Mike Modano, actress Willa Ford divorcing -\
Is it weird for a story on to start a headline with "Hockey's..."?

Builders of Markham arena look familiar - The Globe and Mail
The same crew who built the Air Canada Centre in Toronto are lined up for this new rink on the north side of town.

Announcement: Upcoming Scouting Reports - Fantasy Hockey Scouts
All you aspiring fantasy hockey managers out there... stay tuned for a dynamite package of material that you'll want to check out.