Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 7/18/12

DALLAS - JANUARY 31: Shane Doan #19 of the Phoenix Coyotes celebrates his goal against the Dallas Stars in the third period at American Airlines Center on January 31, 2010 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The agent of free agent right wing Shane Doan said his client is still interested in re-signing with Phoenix Coyotes.

"We are still hoping this thing in Phoenix is going to work out," Doan's agent, Terry Bross, told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Doan has played all 17 of his NHL seasons with the Phoenix Coyotes franchise. He is waiting to see if Greg Jamison's bid to buy the Coyotes is successful.

The Coyotes captain, who has 310 goals in 1,198 games, is in high demand as a free agent. He has scored at least 50 points in all but one of the last 12 seasons and playing in at least 72 games in that span. He has said he would like to remain with the Coyotes, but not if the team is embroiled in more politics.

Jamison, a former San Jose Sharks part-owner, is latest prospective bidder to buy the Coyotes, who have been owned by the NHL since it went into bankruptcy in 2009.

Recently the city of Glendale -- which owns Jobing.com Arena, the team's home -- rejected petitions that would have put Jamison's lease agreement to a public vote and delay the sale.

The NHL's pursuit of a new owner also has been blocked often by a public-policy advocacy group, the Goldwater Institute. Glendale twice has staved off the group's attempts to torpedo the lease with Jamison.

The Coyotes are coming off a season in which they won the Pacific Division and advanced to the Western Conference finals before falling to eventual NHL champion Los Angeles Kings.

That said, Bross told the Tribune-Review that Doan is eyeing other teams while waiting for Jamison's bid to be approved.

"We plan to narrow it to 4-6 teams by the weekend," Bross said.

The Pittsburgh Penguins, New York Rangers, Detroit Red Wings, Vancouver Canucks, St. Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks reportedly are among the teams interested in Doan.

GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

WATCH: Florida's Chiozza sends Wisconsin home on incredible buzzer-beater

LaVar Ball gets Crying Jordan, meme treatment after UCLA loss

Celtics upset Suns tried to pad Devin Booker’s stats

Five teams that may be interested in Blake Griffin this summer

Report: Tony Romo ‘believes it’s Texans or retirement’

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Clay Matthews Sr. passes away at 88

WWE’s Kane is inching toward running for mayor in Tennessee

Jung Ho Kang denied visa for DUI, may miss 2017 MLB season

Jets not ready to say Josh McCown will be starter

Sens owner on Sidney Crosby: He’s 'a whiner' and should be suspended for Methot slash

Report: Griffin could be growing more open to leaving Clippers

Best of Yardbarker: Did Team USA's victory save the World Baseball Classic?

The Rewind: George Mason's improbable run to the Final Four

Breaking down the Naismith Award race

Box Score 3/24: Waiting on West Virginia

Eat, Drink, Watch: Weekends are for upsets

The 'Once again, Barry Bonds is the best power hitter in San Francisco' quiz

With Team USA's victory, World Baseball Classic (finally) lived up to its potential

The NFL distraction playbook

Which Sweet 16 team should you be rooting for?

The Aesthetic: The world of player exclusive sneakers

Lingering issues for each 2016 MLB postseason team

Box Score 3/23: Team USA wins their first WBC title

NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Best of Yardbarker: Did Team USA's victory save the World Baseball Classic?

The Rewind: George Mason's improbable run to the Final Four

Breaking down the Naismith Award race

Eat, Drink, Watch: Weekends are for upsets

The 'Once again, Barry Bonds is the best power hitter in San Francisco' quiz

The NFL distraction playbook

With Team USA's victory the WBC (finally) lived up to its potential

The Aesthetic: The world of player exclusive sneakers

Which Sweet 16 team should you be rooting for?

NBA Referee Hotline Bling: Steph Curry pushes OKC's buttons

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker