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Friday's Coyotes Tracks - the fallout settles

The impact of Wednesday night's vote to cancel the Gila River Arena lease agreement begins to take shape. A full rundown in today's Tracks.

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Coyotes News

Where can the Arizona Coyotes play hockey in the 2015-16 season? - Five For Howling
The City of Glendale has taken their best shot at ending their relationship with the Arizona Coyotes. Where might the team play next year?

Boivin: Could shared facility be in future for Suns, Coyotes? -
Yes please.

Arizona Coyotes next home is anyone's guess -
Anyone who says they know how the latest drama involving the Arizona Coyotes will play out is kidding themselves. The only certainty is uncertainty — for everyone involved.

So…What on Earth is Going on in Arizona? | The Pensblog
Do any of us really know?

Coyotes-Glendale turmoil could impact ability to attract free agents | FOX Sports
The Coyotes must add to their roster through free agency to improve and reach the salary cap floor. Will the franchise's uncertainty make that difficult?

Coyotes saga continues: Glendale could lose twice with attempt to terminate lease - Cross Checks Blog - ESPN
Unless the city of Glendale is trying to force the Coyotes out, there is no logic behind trying to terminate the team's lease agreement.

Just get the Coyotes the hell away from Glendale | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
The best thing about revisiting the Glendale City Council meeting on Wednesday night, in which they cancelled their arena lease with the Arizona Coyotes, is that it scratched my "Parks and Recreation" itch.

Phoenix mayor: Keeping Arizona Coyotes is important for Valley - Arizona Sports
The plot thickens.

Coyotes withdraw bid for 2018 world juniors | ProHockeyTalk
The club believed it had a strong case to host the event.

Coyotes co-owner LeBlanc says team is not considering relocation amid lease termination | theScore
LeBlanc held a conference call Thursday where he explained that the team has not considered relocation and that despite the ownership group having an out-clause, they do not plan to use it, opting to stay in Glendale.

Stanley Cup Final

2015 Stanley Cup Final: Ben Bishop held himself out of Game 4 - Raw Charge
Associate coach Rick Bowness revealed in today's media availability that Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop held himself out of Game 4 vs. the Chicago Blackhawks.

Chicago Blackhawks look to take over pace of Stanley Cup Final | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
The Tampa Bay Lightning’s ability to control the pace and tempo of the Stanley Cup Final has been somewhat of a shock through four games.

Blackhawks' Brandon Saad playing his way to big money this summer -
Whether it is with the Chicago Blackhawks or another NHL team, Brandon Saad is in line for a big pay raise this summer.

ASU Hockey News

Sun Devil Hockey to Host Desert Hockey Classic - Arizona State Sun Devils
Yale, Michigan Tech, and Connecticut will travel to Arizona to compete in the four-team tournament.

News From Around the Hockey World

5 Things: The Value of Dougie Hamilton |
The Boston Bruins are struggling with the salary cap, but signing Dougie Hamilton is a priority.

Red Wings have no plans to trade Jimmy Howard | theScore
Jimmy Howard wants a chance to reclaim the Detroit Red Wings' starters role, and the team is prepared to accommodate that request.

Should the Sabres buy out Hodgson? | ProHockeyTalk
Quite a fall from grace for the still-young forward.

Barret Jackman Will Not Return To The Blues - St. Louis Game Time
The long-time blueliner will be a UFA come July 1st.

It Was Real, It Was Fun. Pens Set to Part with UFA Veterans - PensBurgh
Pittsburgh reportedly won't make offers to UFA veterans Paul Martin, Christian Ehrhoff and Maxim Lapierre when free agency begins this July.

NHL, broadcasters settle lawsuit over TV blackouts | Hockey | Sports | Toronto Sun
The National Hockey league will permit fans to watch their favourite teams play outside their home markets, without having to pay extra for a league-wide bundle of games, as part of a settlement of a class action antitrust lawsuit.

Report: Daniel Alfredsson hasn't ruled out becoming an NHL coach | theScore
Daniel Alfredsson isn't ready to walk away from the NHL.

Rumor: Stars Hiring New Goaltender Coach Jeff Reese? - Defending Big D
Your source for the latest news on the Stars newest goaltending coach.

Report: Oates might join DeBoer in San Jose | ProHockeyTalk
He was previously in the running for the top job.

Trading Mikko Koivu Will Hurt, Not Help the Wild - Hockey Wilderness
Rumors are the Wild may be looking to trade their captain. It's hard to see such a move working out for the better.

The Other Times the Nashville Predators Traded Away Their 1st Round Pick - On the Forecheck
The Predators have lost their first-round pick in a trade three (technically four) times in their history.

The Final Howl

An open letter to the Glendale City Council - Five For Howling