Coyotes Tracks - July 11, 2012 - Burke Stays On Board

OTTAWA, ON - JANUARY 27: Phoenix Coyotes mascot 'Howler' poses during the NHL Fan Fair at the Ottawa Convention Centre on January 27, 2012 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The Phoenix Coyotes make what may be their biggest free agency signing of the off-season on Tuesday. They inked Goaltender Coach Sean Burke to a multi-year contract. One could argue no one has been more important to Phoenix's recent success than the former NHL netminder.

In today's Tracks we have multiple links on Bukre, as well as links on the Doan situation, as well as anews on a couple of former Coyotes.

Links after the jump...

Coyotes News

Coyotes Sign Burke to Contract Extension - Phoenix Coyotes - News
The team's press release includes a description of Burke's new responsibilities.

Coyotes Re-sign Goaltender Coach Sean Burke - Five For Howling
The Dude comments on yesterday's big news.

Congrats, Mike Smith: Coyotes re-sign Sean Burke as goalie coach, assistant to GM - Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Smith is probably very happy the Coyotes re-signed Burke.

Sean Burke - Phoenix Coyotes Radio Interviews 07/10/2012
The former NHL tender spoke about his new management role on NHL Home Ice yesterday.

Legal wrangling pushing Doan toward the door - Fox Sports Arizona
Is Doan's patience wearing thin?

Doan holds out hope for Coyotes - The Province
Includes several quotes from Doan's friend and Coyotes color commentator, Tyson Nash.

Note to Shane Doan: Run, before it's too late - The Arizona Republic
Republic Columnist Dan Bickley suggests Doan should leave town.

"Je ne veux plus jouer dans la Ligue américaine" -Marc-Antoine Pouliot - TVA Sports
A French language article on Poulliot's reasoning for singing with a Swiss team. If you aren't a French speaker here is a Google Translate English version of the article.

GlendaleFirst Press Release 7/10/12 - Five For Howling
The pro-Coyotes group issued a press release on Tuesday asking the City of Glendale to immediately work on implementing the lease deal with Greg Jamison and his group.

Glendale City Budget and Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority - Howlin' Hockey - A Phoenix Coyotes blog
Jack Briggs on Glendale's budget woes.

News From Around the Hockey World

The Player: What’s really at stake for NHLPA in collective bargaining with NHL | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Puck Daddy's insider discusses the current CBA negotiation's from the player's perspective.

NHL, NHLPA continue negotiations in Toronto - NHL.com - News
So far, so good.

Sharks Name Jim Johnson Assistant Coach - San Jose Sharks - News
The Yotes hired the former Coyote d-man yesterday.

Teddy Purcell signs 3-year contract extension with Tampa Bay Lightning - Raw Charge
The former Black Bear re-signs with the team who traded for him 2 years ago.

Everything you need to know about the ECHL - Backhand Shelf - theScore.com
Soon to be former Valley resident Justin Bourne talks about what its like to play in the ECHL.

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