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Monday's Coyotes Tracks - is the Mule done?

Should Johan Franzen end his NHL career? That question and more in today's Tracks.

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Coyotes News

Coyotes prospect Nick Merkley is ‘a pleasure to be around’ | The Hockey News
Along with his competitive nature, Merkley is also known for his playmaking and his ability to control the puck, which he did a lot in that final game against Oshawa.

The one guy who can keep four pro sports in the Valley -
It's an old face, but one most people will recognize.

Pacific division offseason roster recap - Matchsticks and Gasoline
Looking into the trades and signings made by the Pacific Division teams this offseason.

Sun Devil Hockey News

ASU to add women's club hockey in 2016 - The State Press
The ACHA women's hockey team will play at Oceanside Ice Arena beginning in Fall 2016.

News From Around the Hockey World

Johan Franzen should call it a career for Red Wings | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
He’s signed through 2020 - although his salary takes a dramatic dip after this season thanks to his cap circumventing contract - but Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press believes that a Chris Pronger-esque retirement might be the right course.

Crosby hopes Kessel will fly under the radar in Pittsburgh | theScore
Probably the only place in the league Phil Kessel might be able to.

Roberto Luongo says that Panthers cannot accept missing the playoffs | ProHockeyTalk
He seems confident about Florida taking the next step.

Detroit Red Wings Sign Defenseman Robbie Russo - Winging It In Motown
The Detroit Red Wings have signed free agent defenseman Robbie Russo to a two-year entry-level contract. He was drafted by the New York Islanders in 2011.

Who should be the Sharks next captain? - Fear The Fin
San Jose is in need of a captain. We look at the candidates new head coach Peter DeBoer has to work with.

The Final Howl

Michael Futa keeps LA Kings away from rebuild (Puck Daddy Interview) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
He helped select Drew Doughty, Kyle Clifford, Dwight King, Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson. Former Kings Brayden Schenn and Wayne Simmonds were also selected by L.A. under Futa’s watch.