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Wednesday's Coyotes Tracks - 24 hours of insanity

Yesterday marked the opening of free agency, and several huge moves were made. Find out about all of them in today's edition of the Tracks.

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Coyotes News

Arizona Coyotes sign Joe Vitale to a 3-year deal - Five For Howling
Yotes add fourth line center to their roster.

Arizona Coyotes sign Devan Dubnyk to 1-year deal - Five For Howling
Coyotes add a new back-up goaltender.

Arizona Coyotes fans are back to being the poor kid on Christmas morning - Five For Howling
And it's OK.

Arizona Coyotes sign Devan Dubnyk, Joe Vitale, Dylan Reese -
The Coyotes certainly weren't idle on Day 1 of the NHL's free agent signing period, but all of their acquisitions were footnotes compared to the power moves made by their Western Conference rivals.

Coyotes walking fine line between financial prudence, relevance | FOX Sports on MSN
Tight budgeting may hamper the Coyotes this season on the ice.

Pirates News

Coyotes Sign Bolduc, Campbell, Hodgman, McKenna & Reese - Arizona Coyotes - News
The Coyotes have signed Alex Bolduc, Andrew Campbell, Justin Hodgman, Mike McKenna and Dylan Reese to one-year, two-way contracts.

Free Agent Frenzy

NHL free agency 2014: Track all the July 1 signings here -
July 1 is a huge day in the NHL. Follow along with all the moves right here as free agency begins.

2014 NHL Offseason: Dallas Stars Find Fit in Senators Jason Spezza - Defending Big D
Oh yes, they did.

Dallas Stars Sign Ales Hemsky to Three Year, $4 Million Per Contract - Defending Big D
The Stars continued to bolster their top six with the addition of a scoring winger to play alongside Jason Spezza.

Blues Sign UFA Paul Stastny To Four Year Deal - St. Louis Game Time
The St. Louis native is coming home with a pretty sweet paycheck, and the Blues finally solve a huge problem.

Blackhawks Sign Brad Richards, Central Bulks Up - Second City Hockey
Stan Bowman didn't stay quiet on the first day of free agency, a very busy for the Central Division.

Avs sign F Jarome Iginla - Mile High Hockey
Former Flames star comes to Colorado as long-time friend Sakic shows closing ability.

2014 NHL Free Agency: Washington Capitals Sign Brooks Orpik - Japers' Rink
Washington inks the former Pens' blueliner.

Capitals Sign Matt Niskanen - Japers' Rink
The Caps have brought in yet another former Penguins' D, signing Niskanen to a 7-year deal.

Canucks Nab Ryan Miller - Nucks Misconduct
The vaunted goalie graveyard adds another Olympic netminder who at least knows now he's a bridge solution to the other guy. That's a silver lining.

Penguins sign Christian Ehrhoff to one year deal - PensBurgh
The Pittsburgh Penguins made the first major signing of the day.

Ducks sign Jason LaBarbera - Anaheim Calling
The former Coyote is off to Anaheim.

News From Around the Hockey World

Hurricanes Add Don Waddell To Management - Canes Country
Waddell is named the President of Gale Force Sports and Entertainment and will be responsible for raising revenue.

Stars GM: ‘We’re putting hockey back on the map’ | ProHockeyTalk
Dallas could be one of the league's most exciting teams next season.

First day of NHL free agency sees Western Conference get even more wild - NHL Free Agency 2014
Kings, Blackhawks still the class, but competition gains in free agency .

The Final Howl

Claude Giroux arrested for copping a feel in Ottawa | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports