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Wednesday's Coyotes Tracks - Gordon's Back

Lots of signings and trades before free agency starts, and Boyd Gordon is coming back to the desert!

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Hey guys can I come back?
Hey guys can I come back?
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Coyotes News

New York Post reports Coyotes planning relocation, basically everyone denies it - Five For Howling
Yay for anonymous sources!

Coyotes defenseman Connor Murphy to take part in Unified Relay Run for Special Olympics -
Murphy will continue the relay in Glendale on Sunday, July 5.

Coyotes reacquire Boyd Gordon from Oilers in exchange for Lauri Korpikoski - AZ Central
Coyotes reacquire Gordon from Oilers in exchange for Korpikoski.

Oilers Trade Gordon to Coyotes For Lauri Korpikoski - The Copper & Blue
The Oilers reaction to the trade.

Coyotes Sign Cunningham to One-Year, Two-Way Contract - Arizona Coyotes - News
Cunningham registered 3-4-7 and had four penalty minutes in 51 games with the Boston Bruins and Coyotes last season.

Arizona Coyotes acquire Boyd Gordon from Oilers in exchange for Lauri Korpikoski - Five For Howling
The Arizona Coyotes bring back a defensive stalwart in Boyd Gordon.

Arizona Coyotes free agent needs (and a player to fill them) - Five For Howling
The Arizona Coyotes will go into free agency with a few different spots to fill. Which spots do they need, and who could they find to step in and fill them?

What's next for the Arizona Coyotes? - Five For Howling
With the NHL draft in the rearview, what moves do the team have planned in building the 2015-16 Coyotes roster?

Chris Pronger bends the rules one last time | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Chris Pronger was asked about it several ways, but he wasn’t going to acknowledge it.

Coyotes reacquire Boyd Gordon in trade for Lauri Korpikoski | FOX Sports
TheArizona Coyotes have reacquired center Boyd Gordon from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for left wing Lauri Korpikoski.

News From Around the Hockey World

David Poile defends ‘family man’ Mike Ribeiro, talks civil case | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
It’s gotten to the point where listening to Nashville Predators GM David Poile flailing about trying to rationalize re-signing Mike Ribeiro is downright painful.

Mike Richards' border stop involved oxycodone: TMZ | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
The Kings terminated Richards’ 12-year $69 million contract Monday for what the team called "a material breach" of the requirements of his deal.

Canucks bring back Alex Biega - Nucks Misconduct
The Vancouver Canucks re-signed 27-year-old defenceman Alex Biega to a one-year contract worth $600,000 in the Nation Hockey League. Biega appeared in 7 games with the Canucks last season and will make $325,000 in the American Hockey League.

Lightning keep forward Mike Angelidis in the fold for 2015-16 - Raw Charge
The 30-year-old forward has been captain of the Syracuse Crunch for the past 4 years and has skated in 10 career NHL games, all with the Lightning, posting one goal and 17 penalty minutes.

Alexander Semin's buyout a necessary step for Carolina Hurricanes - Canes Country
Jim Rutherford tossed the dice and they came up snake eyes. Ron Francis is left to pay the price.

Canadiens sign Brian Flynn for two years - Eyes On The Prize
The Canadiens have now signed every player they acquired at the trade deadline last season, a true rarity.

Brad Treliving calls out Boston smear campaign against Dougie Hamilton | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
General manager Brad Treliving was a little more, um, stout in his assessment of Hamilton and what he thought about his newest prized blueliner.

Wings buy out Weiss after two rocky seasons | ProHockeyTalk
Detroit's creating an opportunity for one of its young forwards.

Ryan Spooner reportedly agrees to a 2 year deal - Stanley Cup of Chowder
Per a DJ Bean report, the Bruins and Ryan Spooner have agreed on a two year deal, to be announced later this week.

Sharks sign Martin Jones to 3-year, $9 million contract - Fear The Fin
San Jose now has a shade under $10 million to play with in free agency.

How do Marko Dano, Artem Anisimov and others fit into the Blackhawks' plan? - Second City Hockey
Losing Brandon Saad hurts badly for the Blackhawks but his trade brought in some talented reinforcements that fit the team's salary structure.

How competitive can Buffalo Sabres be next season? (Trending Topics) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Tim Murray is a smart guy and the Sabres are clearly still in something of a rebuild mode. But given the moves this weekend, the end-date on that was moved up considerably.

The Winnipeg Jets Re-Sign Drew Stafford - Arctic Ice Hockey
On the eve of free-agency, the Winnipeg Jets have managed to retain forward Drew Stafford.

Blackhawks trade Brandon Saad to Blue Jackets, per reports - Second City Hockey
Saad's time in Chicago is over.

Seattle group to apply for NHL expansion team | ProHockeyTalk
Technically, Tukwila.

The New, New Jersey Devils Era Begins - The Hockey Writers
A new era has officially begun with the NJ Devils -- with a new GM (Ray Shero) and a new head coach (John Hynes) taking over since they last played a game.

Flames sign Dougie Hamilton to six-year, $5.75 million per year deal - Matchsticks and Gasoline
Coyotes fans feel free to hate Calgary for what could have been.

Sam Gagner will remain a Philadelphia Flyer; no buyout or trade coming - Broad Street Hockey
Gagner will be a Flyer next season.

The 10 Passed-Over NHLers and Their Chances to Make the Hall of Fame in 2016 - Grantland
After this year's inductees its time to look to who still has a case to get in next year.

Sharks acquire Martin Jones from Boston - Fear The Fin
Here's your new starting goalie.

Blackhawks interested in signing Barret Jackman, per report - Second City Hockey
Chicago reportedly have interest in one of their fan base's least favorite players.

UFA of the Day: Mike Green | ProHockeyTalk
Detroit? Anaheim?

The Final Howl

The 10 most awkward 2015 NHL Draft rookie photographs (Gallery) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
While Connor McDavid, Jack Eichel and the Boston Bruins’ front office received the most attention at the 2015 NHL Draft, there was another annual tradition we here at Puck Daddy had our eyes on in Sunrise, Fla.: The 2015 NHL Draft awkward rookie photographs!