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Wednesday's Coyotes Tracks - Overtime Changes Coming?

The salary cap was announced, possible changes coming to the overtime structure, and the NHL Draft are all front and center in today's Tracks.

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Coyotes News

Arizona Coyotes: Must Reach New Salary Cap Low Limit - Howlin' Hockey
With the new salary cap being increased, the Arizona Coyotes MUST spend at least $18.321 million to reach the lowest dollar amount. How can they get there?

Success in draft's later rounds crucial to Coyotes' success | FOX Sports
The Coyotes do not compare well to their Pacific Division rivals when measuring success in the later rounds of the NHL Draft.

Arizona Coyotes have work to do to get to NHL salary-cap floor - AZ Central
Coyotes have work to do to get to NHL salary cap floor

Attention agents: Coyotes are at least $18M from cap floor | ProHockeyTalk
[Insert joke about player with limited market value here.]

Blackhawks trade rumors: Coyotes reportedly show interest in Bryan Bickell - Second City Hockey
Chicago forward gaining intrigue as the 2015 NHL Draft nears.

Coyotes GM: 2 teams aggressively pursuing 3rd overall pick | theScore
Will the Coyotes 3rd overall pick be on the move?

Mike Smith - Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde | The Wild West | Hockey home
Is Mike Smith going to make your fantasy roster next year?

Arizona Coyotes: Three Free Agents To Sign - Howlin' Hockey
There are three good free agents whom the Arizona Coyotes should pursue when July 1st hits. Beleskey, Soderberg, and Irwin would help the team immensely.

Coyotes to Hold Prospect Development Camp on July 7-9 at Ice Den - Arizona Coyotes - News
Among the top prospects expected to attend the camp include former first round draft choices Max Domi (2013) and Brendan Perlini (2014). In addition, prospects including forwards Laurent Dauphin, Anthony Duclair, Christian Dvorak and Ryan MacInnis will participate.

Draft Preview - Arizona Coyotes - Frozen Futures -
The Arizona Coyotes will look to add exciting prospects to their shallow prospect pool in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. This post previews their 2015 draft.

Coyotes draft: Best and worst picks of the Arizona era | FOX Sports
Until GM Don Maloney arrived, the Coyotes had a poor history at the NHL Draft.

Draft News

Five Lessons From the 2014 NHL Offseason - Grantland
Sometimes it takes a year before you can say what worked and what was a mistake.

Greatest Hockey Rising Sons: Family Relations at 2015 NHL Draft
There are a lot of players in this year's draft that are related to former NHL players.

NHL Draft evaluation beginning to use advanced statistics, analytics - 2015 NHL Draft
This season the NHL took a deep dive into the world of advanced analytics, taking the "fancy stats" debate more into the mainstream.

Get to know a draft pick — Ivan Provorov | ProHockeyTalk
An all-around defenseman that should be taken early.

News From Around the Hockey World

NHL Governors Meeting Update: 3-on-3 OT, salary cap rises, radical change to All-Star Game - Pension Plan Puppets
News from day 1 of the NHL Board of Governors meetings.

Capitals Unveil New Third Jerseys - Japers' Rink
Straight from Las Vegas, Alex Ovechkin helps out with the big reveal as the Caps add a new look to their lineup

Report: Sharks, Dillon to agree on 3-6 year deal within 'next few weeks' - Fear The Fin
Dillon's camp and the Sharks have already agreed on term.

Jackets’ Zito named Lake Erie GM | ProHockeyTalk
He replaces Chris MacFarland who joined the Avs in May.

Consensus reached: 5 minutes of 3-on-3 OT could be in place for 2015-16 | ProHockeyTalk
Still needs board approval to be implemented.

Beleskey rejects Ducks’ offer, headed to free agency | ProHockeyTalk
Anaheim's latest offer was "rejected immediately".

Devan Dubnyk on contract: 'That earning window is small' | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk understands his moment as an NHL player is fleeting. That’s why he would like to get paid this summer … preferably by the Minnesota Wild.

How will Sharks GM Doug Wilson try to save his job now? (Trending Topics) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Things have not been good in San Jose for the last two seasons. First they infamously drop a 3-0 series lead to eventual Cup champions Los Angeles, then they wholly fail to qualify for the playoffs. The one begets the other.

Zane McIntyre Signs 2 year entry level deal - Stanley Cup of Chowder
Goalie depth is key, and the Bruins have that moving forward.

Dual offer sheets the way to land RFA talent - Article - TSN
Offer sheets aren't going to happen but are dual offer sheets the way to go?

Lightning, Canucks AHL affiliates will conduct camp, play preseason in France | ProHockeyTalk
Syracuse will play against the Lyon Hockey Club Lions.

Can the San Jose Sharks trade their way out of rebuild mode this week? | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
There are teams that have talked about making changes this offseason to get better. And then there are the San Jose Sharks – a group that didn’t realize it still had an open championship window last season before it was too late.

NHL salary cap official set at $71.4 million for 2015-16 | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
So go forth, Chicago Blackhawks fans, and see how much salary cap space your team will actually have to retain the roster. Wither Patrick Sharp?

NHL Free Agents: Puck Daddy’s top 15 unrestricted defensemen | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
After detailing the top free agent forwards, here are the top 15 defensemen that could hit the free agent market this July 1.

NHL Free Agents: Puck Daddy's top 20 forwards hitting unrestricted market | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Who are the top UFA forwards about to hit the market?

UFA of the Day: Joel Ward | ProHockeyTalk
He tied for Washington's scoring lead in the playoffs.

The Final Howl

10 Things You Need to Know About the Coyotes and the 2015 NHL Draft - Arizona Coyotes - Features
Here are 10 things you need to know about the Coyotes and the 2015 NHL Draft this weekend.