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Wednesday's Coyotes Tracks - The Fallout Continues

Fallout from the Coyotes' firing of Don Maloney, which team to bandwagon on to, and will GIFs continue into the playoffs?

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Coyotes News

Arizona Coyotes starting to look to future as busy offseason awaits - AZCentral
The Coyotes have been idle for only a few days, wrapping up their schedule last Saturday, but the focus is starting to shift to the future as a review of what happened this past season gets underway.

Dave Tippett's future with Coyotes looking far more certain - Arizona Sports
Arizona Coyotes coach Dave Tippett looks more likely to remain with the team despite rumors suggesting he would not.

30 Thoughts: Picking NHL award winners -
Elliotte Friedman provides insight into how he decides on NHL awards voting and more in this week's 30 Thoughts.

Arizona Coyotes boss Anthony LeBlanc pledges arena-plan announcement within weeks
Arizona Coyotes President Anthony LeBlanc said team officials expect to announce new arena plans in a "couple of weeks."

Arizona Coyotes express interest in Maple Leafs' Kyle Dubas -
In search of a new general manager, the Arizona Coyotes expressed interest in Toronto Maple Leafs analytics whiz Kyle Dubas, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman reports.

Mike Smith Looking For Continued Improvement From Coyotes - TSS
Mike Smith used the word "disappointing" to describe the way his 2015-16 campaign ended. Although he didn't think the team ended on the same low note.

News From Around the Hockey World

NCAA Hockey 101: Big coaching changes already, but are more coming? | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: NCAA Hockey 101: Big coaching changes already, but are more coming?

What kind of analytics do the Maple Leafs track? - Pension Plan Puppets
Analytics are all the rage nowadays, and like any responsible organization, the Leafs are in on them.

The Red Wings Bandwagon Cheat Sheet - Winging It In Motown
Welcome to the Detroit Red Wings Bandwagon! (Note: you’ll have to walk, though, the wheel is too young for the Red Wings to be interested in using during the playoffs)

Lundqvist prepares for challenge of backstopping Rangers versus high-scoring Penguins – ProHockeyTalk
They'll need Lundqvist at his best versus Pittsburgh.

Bruins prospect Peter Cehlarik reportedly coming to North America this offseason - Stanley Cup of Chowder
A Swedish newspaper is reporting this.

New York, Let’s Go to Work | The Players' Tribune
Keith Yandle talks about the trade from the Coyotes and his first experiences in New York with the Rangers.

A bandwagon fan's guide to the 16 Stanley Cup Playoff teams -
So your team didn't make it to the Stanley Cup Playoffs and you want to root for someone? Look to further. Here is your complete guide to picking a bandwagon team.

The grass is always greener in Toronto - Pension Plan Puppets
Mike Babcock dreams of a day where he can shop for superstars without having to look at the price tag. But hasn't he already got it pretty good?

NHL refutes report that it’s banning fan-created GIFs | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: "I don’t know where this came from, so I’ll tell you on the record: It’s not true. There’s been no change to our policy. We have not shut down GIFs," said Gary Meagher, executive VP of communications for the NHL.

The Final Howl

Goalie, 45, makes ECHL debut after 25 years as emergency backup | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: Jeff Barney turned 45 last week and the ECHL’s Alaska Aces gave him a birthday gift to remember.