Coyotes getting overconfident?

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Coyotes getting overconfident?

Did the Coyotes just give the Blackhawks a little extra motivation going into Game 6? The Phoenix Coyotes official team website is advertising that tickets for Round 2 of the Western Conference semifinals are now on sale.

Here's the picture from their home page:

All five games in the series could've gone either way, so it looks like the Coyotes sales department may be getting a little overconfident. If the Blackhawks defeat Phoenix on Monday night, hopefully Wednesday will be the Coyotes final home game of the season.

Wintrust Athlete of the Week: Austin O'Connor

Wintrust Athlete of the Week: Austin O'Connor

Four years, four state championships. 

That's what St. Rita senior wrestler Austin O'Connor accomplished over the past four years, becoming the 15th wrestler in IHSA history to do so. The Mustangs' grappler went undefeated this season and finished his IHSA career with a record of 181-4. 

O'Connor is planning on continuing his time on the mat at the University of North Carolina next season. Learn more about O'Connor in the video above. 

In the Gym at EFT: Vertical jump training

In the Gym at EFT: Vertical jump training

In the latest installment of In the Gym at EFT, performance specialist Kerry Neal teaches some valuable techniques to improve an athlete's vertical jump. 

Former Western Michigan Linebacker Grant DePalma gives an assist by demonstrating the drills. An athlete's vertical is an important tool and can be the difference during evaluation.

Learn some valuable tips above and be on the lookout for the next edition of In the Gym at EFT.