Shocker! Does a Doan Sign-and Trade Deal Make Sense for the Phoenix Coyotes?

October 30th, 2012 by Michael Jenkins Leave a reply »
The Shane Doan saga finally ended this offseason on September 14th when he penned a 4-year deal for $21.2 million with the Phoenix Coyotes. Multiple teams made serious offers for the veteran winger as he was one of the most highly sought after free agents this year. But Doan's heart has always been in Phoenix and he has always wanted to remain in the desert.

"I'm glad to get it over with and get the deal done," Doan said from Jobing.Com Arena per "It's a deal that's been mostly done for a little while, but I wanted to wait a little while to see what happens."

But, when Doan signed his deal, he was under the impression that the ownership dilemma in Phoenix would soon settle as former San Jose Sharks CEO Greg Jamison was solidifying and finalizing his deal with the City of Glendale and the NHL to purchase the team.

It is almost November and Jamison still does not own the Coyotes. In fact, an article was written by the Arizona Republic this week in which Glendale Mayor Elaine Scruggs has flip-flopped her stance regarding the team and is now not opposed to seeing the team leave the Valley of the Sun.

Glendale City Councilwoman Joy ...

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