Phoenix Coyotes’ Future to Be Impacted by City Council Vote Tuesday Night

November 27th, 2012 by Nicholas Goss Leave a reply »

The progress being made in the NHL lockout isn't the only story being discussed among hockey fans right now. Another pivotal moment in the history of the Phoenix Coyotes will occur Tuesday night when Glendale city officials cast their vote on the latest issue facing the franchise.


UPDATE: Wednesday, November 28 at 12:45 a.m. ET by Nicholas Goss

The Glendale city council voted in favor of the Arena management contract between the city and the Phoenix Coyotes on Tuesday night, according to Sarah McLellan of

Final vote count RT @azcsports: BREAKING NEWS: Reworked #Coyotes deal approved, 4-2, by Glendale City Council.

— Sarah McLellan (@azc_mclellan) November 28, 2012 As Elliotte Friedman of CBC Sports points out, potential Coyotes owner Greg Jamison has about two months to finalize the purchase of the team from the NHL.

20 years, $320M deal. Greg Jamison must close sale by January 31, according to the agreement.

— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) November 28, 2012 The outcome of Tuesday's nights vote is a victory for Coyotes fans and supporters, but ...

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