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Monday's Coyotes Tracks - I back Backes?

Would David Backes be a good fit for Arizona? Answer to that question and more in today's Tracks.

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Coyotes News

Need a new den, Coyotes? Phoenix has just the spot - AZ Central
My Turn: Adding the Coyotes to Downtown Phoenix's sports team collection would keep things buzzing all year long.

Arizona Coyotes: David Backes/T.J. Oshie In A Coyotes Uniform - Howlin' Hockey
The St. Louis Blues may be parting with Backes and/or Oshie, and the Arizona Coyotes wouldn't mind making a deal to acquire either of these players.

NHL Board of Governors to hear word on expansion, rules, Coyotes | NHL | Sporting News
It could be a very busy week in Las Vegas.

News From Around the Hockey World

World Cup of Hockey GMs: Dean Lombardi (USA), Doug Armstrong (Canada) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi will be the Team USA GM, according to a report by John Hoven of Mayor’s Manor on Sunday:

30 Thoughts: Trade talk begins to heat up - Sportsnet.ca
The games are over, but the fun isn’t. First, the NHL descends on Las Vegas, then shifts to Florida, where the free-agency interview period begins Thursday, with the draft dominating Friday and Saturday.

Time to break the offer-sheet drought: 6 RFAs to keep an eye on - CBSSports.com
The unrestricted free agent market is thin. The costs to trade for players is often times extemely high. Will this be the year we see a player change teams on a restricted free agent offer sheet?

Tallon interested in drafting wingers, open to trading No. 11 pick | ProHockeyTalk
Will the host team make a splash?

Devan Dubnyk has major leverage in negotiations with Minnesota Wild | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Dubnyk is set to hit the open market on July 1, and he has yet to be re-signed by the Wild. Needless to say, this is a crucial week for the Wild to get their 2014-15 savior/goaltender locked up.

Vincent Dunn Attempts To Bring Old Time Hockey Back - Silver Seven
If only Vincent Dunn was around the game 20-30 years ago he'd likely be a shoo-in heading for the NHL while doing what he knows best, getting under the skin of his opponents. Unfortunately things change, but despite that, there's still a chance.

National Women’s Hockey League held its first draft on Saturday | ProHockeyTalk
Alex Carpenter was the first pick.

Leafs' draft pick Everson denied permission to keep playing for Harvard - Pension Plan Puppets
Max Everson, held back a year by cheating scandal, can no longer play NCAA hockey.

Oilers Fire Four Members of Scouting Staff - The Copper & Blue
Stu MacGregor, along with two amateur scouts and one pro scout, have been fired by the new regime.

Dave Strader's Long Road to the Dallas Stars Broadcast Booth - Defending Big D
The new Stars PBP man called into to two local radio shows last week to discuss his new job and future working with Daryl Reaugh.

The Final Howl

Jakub Voracek wins best Czech player, gets attacked by giant rabbit mascots (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports