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Saturday's Coyotes Tracks - RIP Mr. Hockey

Gordie Howe has unfortunately passed away. More on this story and others in today's edition of the Tracks.

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Coyotes News

NHL Mock Draft 2016: Arizona Coyotes select Jakob Chychrun with No. 7 pick - Five For Howling
In SB Nation's mock draft, the Arizona Coyotes select a talented two-way defenseman from deep in the Sun Belt.

2016 Draft Profiles: Jakob Chychrun would bring depth to the defensive prospect pool - Five For Howling
Arizona needs defensemen and they need them bad.

Moving parts, challenges, tight lips around new Arizona Coyotes arena - Phoenix Business Journal
The Coyotes hope to make an announcement for a new arena and move out of Glendale before the NHL draft June 24.

Arizona State Sun Devils hockey returning to Gila River Arena for 4 more games in 2016-17 season - ABC15 Arizona
ASU will play its first full slate of NCAA games in the 2016-17 season.

One-on-One with Shane Doan |
Shane Doan joked Thursday night that he's "unemployed and on summer vacation", so why not come in and hang out with the 12 Sports crew right?

Stanley Cup Final News

Sharks still searching for best punch at Penguins in Cup Final | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Did they steal Game 5 on the road against the Pittsburgh Penguins? Perhaps, but they’re not fretting over the fact that they pulled out a crucial victory. A win is a win no matter how it happened for San Jose.

Crosby and Penguins Face Legacy of Adversity - PensBurgh
It has been seven long agonizing years for Crosby since he last lifted Lord Stanley's Cup in Detroit on June 12, 2009. Now, Penguins must face a stiff test in San Jose after losing game five, 4-2.

Murray’s ‘calming influence’ on the Penguins hasn’t changed despite Game 5 loss – ProHockeyTalk
Game 6 goes Sunday in San Jose.

News From Around the Hockey World

Chris Kreider And J.T. Miller Will Test Jeff Gorton's Long-Term Outlook This Summer - Blueshirt Banter
Chris Kreider and J.T. Miller are slotted for raises this summer. Here's what Gorton is working with.

New NHL expansion draft details, including waiving no-moves | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
New news about no-move clauses, the draft lottery and player restrictions.

Expansion could force Penguins hand with Marc-Andre Fleury and Matt Murray - PensBurgh
The Pittsburgh Penguins have 2 very good goalies, but a potential NHL expansion means they will have to lose one.

Dallas Stars Sign Brett Ritchie to One-Year, One-Way Contract with $875,000 Cap Hit - Defending Big D
The Stars agreed to terms with one of their key forward RFAs and look set to have Ritchie on the full-time NHL roster next season.

New Jersey Devils Acquire Marc Savard & 2018 Second Round Pick in Trade with Florida - All About The Jersey
The New Jersey Devils picked up the last year of Marc Savard’s contract and a 2018 second round pick from the Florida Panthers for Graham Black and Paul Thompson.

The Final Howl

A Eulogy for one of the greatest athletes of all time: Gordie Howe, a hockey legend - Winging It In Motown
With the passing of hockey icon Gordie Howe, we celebrate his triumphs throughout his illustrious career. We may never see anything like it again.