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Monday's Coyotes Tracks - Draft Week

Expect the rumors to start flying fast and furious as we are now less than a week away from the 2016 NHL Draft. Stories from around the league in today's edition of the Tracks.

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Coyotes News

Auston Matthews: Out of the Sunshine, Into the Fire -
The kid from Arizona prepares to take center-stage in hockey's biggest market.

News From Around the Hockey World

Sami Vatanen’s Extension A Good One For The Anaheim Ducks - Anaheim Calling
The 25-year-old is signed through the prime of his career.

Sami Vatanen’s Contract Sets the Bar for DeKeyser Deal; Could Open Up New Trade Target - Winging It In Motown
Like DeKeyser, Sami Vatanen is a mid-20s defenseman but the on ice similarities pretty much end there though. Check out the HERO chart comparison of the two.

Ducks face quite the conundrum with Frederik Andersen – ProHockeyTalk
"One way or the other, I’ve got to move one ..." - Bob Murray said.

The Great One's heading Down Under to promote hockey | Boston Herald
Having played an influential role in popularizing hockey across America's southwest, Wayne Gretzky is turning his attention to a new frontier.

Maple Leafs to play pre-season game in Halifax - Pension Plan Puppets
The Toronto Maple Leafs will head to Halifax again this year with an even better roster of players and hot prospects.

MacLean in, Strombo out as Hockey Night in Canada host: Report | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
According to Dave Feschuk of The Star, George Stroumboulopoulos is out as host of Hockey Night in Canada. He will be replaced by the man he unseated just two seasons ago - Ron MacLean.

Blackhawks sign top prospect Nick Schmaltz to entry-level contract - Second City Hockey
Nick Schmaltz is leaving college to go pro. The 2014 first-rounder signed a 3-year contract with the Blackhawks on Sunday.

The Final Howl

Brooks Laich has the Instagram video of the summer - Pension Plan Puppets