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Wednesday's Coyotes Tracks - former Coyote Is going to prom

The Lightning failed to close out their series, Ken Hitchcock is sticking around for another year and Mathias Tjärnqvist is taking a girl to her prom.

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Coyotes News

2015 Arizona Coyotes NHL Draft Profiles - Brock Boeser - Five For Howling
The parade of American hockey players continues with this winger from Minnesota.

Coyotes attendance, revenue dips for Glendale arena - AZ Central
Revenue from non-hockey events is up while revenue from hockey games is down.

Stanley Cup Playoffs

Video: Callahan finally snaps playoff scoring slump to cut into Rangers lead | ProHockeyTalk
Hadn't scored since April 4.

Relive Ducks' win through Tweets of Gordon Bombay a.k.a. Emilio Estevez | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
It was a great night for the Ducks. Who knows if would’ve even happened if it wasn’t for Estevez?

Rangers vs. Lightning Recap: Rangers Light Up Tampa Bay 7-3 to Force Game 7 on Friday - Blueshirt Banter
The New York Rangers responded with a seven goal outburst tonight and forced a Game 7 on Friday night at Madison Square Garden.

In defense of Yandle, who’s ‘trying to make some plays’ | ProHockeyTalk
Had a bad giveaway in Game 5, but those giveaways are going to happen occasionally.

Hossa’s age just one of the challenges facing Blackhawks | ProHockeyTalk
The 36-year-old played just 14:44 last night in Anaheim.

News From Around the Hockey World

Swedish hockey star to take girl with Down Syndrome to prom | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Mathias Tjärnqvist, who played 173 NHL games between the Dallas Stars and Arizona/Phoenix Coyotes organization is set to get Ruther, who has Down’s Syndrome, to her prom.

Dave Hakstol's college contract included $100,000 NHL clause: Report | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Apparently former North Dakota, and new Philly, coach Dave Hakstol had an out-clause in his college contract that included a $100,000 penalty if he took a job in the NHL.

Blues And Ken Hitchcock Agree On One Year Contract - St. Louis Game Time
Meet the new bench boss, same as the old bench boss.

Ken Hitchcock believes he has 'the tools and the expertise' to still guide Blues | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Despite a weird situation with Mike Babcock the Blues are moving forward with Ken Hitchcock and he thinks he has what it takes to have them go deep in the playoffs.

NHL Draft Primer: Second round littered with potential selections from the U.S. - Hockey's Future
HF writer Dave Hahn looks at some potential second round or late first round selections for the 2015 NHL Draft in the latest NHL Draft Primer.

Sucking the joy out of hockey: NHL playoff narratives vs. analytics | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Analytics in hockey isn't so much taking the joy out of hockey as adding much needed nuance to it.

How Evander Kane Will Help The Manitoba Moose - The Hockey Writers
Winnipeg Jets fans continue to be pissed at Evander Kane for . . . reasons.

Wild reporter pegs Dubnyk deal at ‘well north of $3 million per’ | ProHockeyTalk
Michael Russo of the StarTribune being the reporter.

The Matt Beleskey question (Trending Topics) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
As a hockey community, collectively, we look at what Matt Beleskey is doing in this postseason and say, "Well, someone's going to overpay him this summer."

What the heck happened to Tom Sestito? | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
"I don't have hard feelings against Vancouver. I just want to make sure they know they made the wrong choice.''

Dan Bylsma’s seemingly inevitable marriage to the Buffalo Sabres | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
But let’s be honest here. One of the main reasons this is a match is Terry Pegula, who will meet whatever price Bylsma is asking for if Murray wants him.

Oilers’ Pinizzotto signs in German League | ProHockeyTalk
Journeyman tough guy appeared in 18 games last year.

The Final Howl

Hockey Fans Treated To Rare Sighting Of Zamboni Giving Birth - The Onion - America's Finest News Source