Found July 05, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
from David Shoalts of the Globe and Mail, Once again, threats to the sale of the Phoenix Coyotes are mounting, which means the NHL is facing some unappetizing choices over the future of the franchise. A petition to overturn a city sales-tax increase was delivered to suburban Glendale city officials Thursday. It could torpedo Greg Jamison’s proposed purchase of the Coyotes from the league. Another petition to put the lease for Arena, one that is to pay prospective owner Greg Jamison $324-million (all currency U.S.) over 20 years, to a public vote is due either Monday or July 16. The date is the subject of some legal wrangling between Glendale and the two taxpayers who are gathering signatures. But if the petition is filed and upheld, then the lease approved by city council last month will go into limbo until November when it will be the subject of a referendum along with the sales-tax increase in the municipal election. continued

MacLean improving after 'cardiac emergency'

Coyotes forward Brett MacLean is reportedly improving at a hospital in Ontario after collapsing on the ice Tuesday night during a pickup game. The 23-year-old MacLean, who received CPR at the rink in Owen Sound, Ont., and was hospitalized in intensive care after suffering what the Coyotes called a "cardiac emergency," is conscious and alert, according to his agent, Anton...

Chipchura stays with Coyotes

The Phoenix Coyotes have signed restricted free agent forward Kyle Chipchura to a one-year contract. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Chipchura played 53 games for the Coyotes last season, scoring three goals with 13 assists. He also played 15 playoff games as Phoenix made an improbable run to the Western Conference finals, scoring a goal with three assists. The 26-year-old...

Coyotes' MacLean suffers 'cardiac emergency'

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Phoenix Coyotes forward Brett MacLean is in intensive care at a Canadian hospital after the team says he suffered a "cardiac emergency" during a pickup hockey game. Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney says the 23-year-old MacLean received CPR on Monday night at the rink in Owen Sound, Ontario. He was taken to a hospital by ambulance, then transported...

Adam French: Why The Coyotes Can't Trade Keith Yandle

There has been a large amount of speculation recently about the future of Keith Yandle. Swirling with rumours of potential ownership and perhaps even more potential relocation next season, the two big names of the Coyotes have been in flux. Shane Doan and his UFA adventure...set to end July 9th with the decision of Jamieson and the City of Glendale; and Keith Yandle. Iâ€...

Report: Rangers Interested in Shane Doan

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Your Shane Doan Offers?

Let’s assume on Monday Shane Doan decides he will start accepting offers from other teams besides the Coyotes. You as GM of your team has to decide what to offer Doan. Doan will be 36 on October 10th and was paid $4.55M per year the last five years (CapGeek). So with that in mind, make your offer for Doan.

Coyotes Would Prefer to Trade Keith Yandle to Eastern Conference, According to ESPN

Yandle isn't exactly a Hall of Famer, but he's a solid top-four, maybe even top-two defenseman, coming off three straight 40-plus-point seasons Continue reading →

Prayers for MacLean and free-agency thoughts

There is so much to talk about after the start of another frenzied free-agency signing period. But first things first. As in talking about the imporant stuff first. Send some prayers, best wishes and positive karma Brett MacLean’s way. His was the most shocking hockey story of the past week or so. You would never imagine a 23-year-old pro athlete experiencing a “cardiac emergency”...

Adam French: Sullivan a Coyote and Why Doan is Essential

For many teams a 20 goal and 50 point man is not an essential part of ones team. They are coveted and loved, but never the linchpin of a squad. Shane Doan as everybody knows is the Coyotes. He is the embodiment of the franchise and until the 9th is still their best hope going forward. I've heard the talk already, much like last year. The Coyotes will finish last and get that...

Coyotes Re-Sign Kyle Chipchura

GLENDALE, ARIZONA—- Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have re-signed restricted free agent forward Kyle Chipchura to a one-year contract. As per Club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Last season, the 6-foot-2, 205 pound Chipchura played 53 games for the Coyotes registering 3-13-16 and 42 penalty minutes (PIM). His 13 assists...

Ian Esplen: Doan & The Best of What's Left

Follow me on Twitter for random hockey talk, question and answer sessions, and the odd witty tweet Twitter Buttons Shane Doan Since pretty well, since day one of free agency, Doan has been the best free agent on the market that would suit Vancouver's needs. He would bring grit, size, leadership, and character. He could play in Vancouver's top 6 and give them the...

Coyotes sign F Sullivan to 1-year contract

The Phoenix Coyotes have signed Steve Sullivan to a one-year contract. The 37-year-old forward played in 79 games for the Pittsburgh Penguins last season. He ranked sixth on the team in scoring with 17 goals and 31 assists and 20 penalty minutes. He scored two goals and had four assists in six playoff games. Sullivan played six seasons with the Nashville Predators before going...

Steve Sullivan To Phoenix

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