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Monday's Coyotes Tracks - How do you solve a problem like Sam Gagner?

The Arizona Coyotes clearly had issues with Sam Gagner, and now those issues are Philadelphia's to sort out. Details in today's Tracks.

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Coyotes News

Which Coyotes free agent will return; which will not? | FOX Sports
The NHL's free agency period begins Wednesday. The Coyotes have numerous decisions to make with their own restricted and unrestricted free agents.

Re-Ranking Every Team's Prospect Pool After 2015 NHL Draft - Bleacher Report
The Coyotes have the fourth best prospect pool in the league according to BR.

Coyotes stockpile forwards at draft; acquire Grossman in trade | FOX Sports
The Coyotes continued to build their organizatonal deth at forward while adding big defenseman Nicklas Grossmann in a trade with Philadelphia.

Should the Flyers buy out Sam Gagner? - Broad Street Hockey
Following the Nicklas Grossmann and Chris Pronger trade, speculation is that the Flyers would buy out their newly-acquired forward from Arizona. Should they?

Flyers’ Sam Gagner ‘can’t play center at NHL level’ says Coyotes GM | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
"At the end of the day we just didn't think he could play center at the National Hockey level for us," GM Don Maloney told the Coyotes website.

Coyotes howl for Capobianco | Sudbury Star
Kyle Capobianco has an enviable collection of hockey memories already, but he made one Saturday that's sure to occupy a prominent place in his mental scrapbook for years to come.

News From Around the Hockey World

NHL free agency: 10 notable UFAs to watch on July 1 -
Here's a look at 10 of the top free agents (plus a few extras) available in a thin free agent market for the 2015 NHL offseason.

Kaleta has spoken to a ‘number of teams’ since window opened on Thursday | ProHockeyTalk
The Sabres' forward is set to become a UFA on Wednesday.

P.A. Parenteau placed on waivers by Canadiens, will be bought out - Eyes On The Prize
Hours after Marc Bergevin said he was happy with the roster he ended with last year, P.A. Parenteau was placed on waivers with the intention of buying out his contract.

Mike Richards to Be Bought Out - Jewels From The Crown
He still likes skating on the ice.

How much does Dougie Hamilton want? - Matchsticks and Gasoline
Elite young defencemen don't come cheap, after all.

Dougie Hamilton was ‘uppity kid’ as post-Bruins character attacks begin | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
"I heard he’s a loner and sort of an uppity kid, and that his teammates don’t like him and it was unanimous."

Evaluating the Blackhawks' goaltending without Antti Raanta - Second City Hockey
The Chicago Blackhawks traded Antti Raanta on Saturday, in a move that doesn't necessarily solve their salary cap woes. So why did they do it?

Report: Bieksa visited San Jose to look at houses before trade failed - Fear The Fin
Jim Benning and company are less than pleased with the Sharks.

Tampa Bay Lightning submits qualifying offers to three RFAs - Raw Charge
Ahead of the deadline to do so on Monday, the Tampa Bay Lightning have submitted qualifying offers to restricted free agents Vladislav Namestnikov, Andrej Sustr, and Luke Witkowski -- but not Mark Barberio.

Francis on Eric Staal: ‘He wants to be part of the Hurricanes’ | ProHockeyTalk
The two sides had discussions at the NHL Draft.

The Final Howl

The NHL Draft and rituals of manhood - Pension Plan Puppets