Originally written August 17, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
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from Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic, “Everybody is in a holding pattern in regards to the deals they can potentially make,” Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney said. “The last number of years August is a quiet month anyway, but this CBA makes it a little quieter than normal.”... “I don’t foresee a lot happening around here right now,” Maloney said. That could change if Jamison’s bid to purchase the Coyotes is approved. With that could come the return of Doan, who has loitered on the sidelines of free agency in an attempt to remain with the Coyotes once they’ve secured new ownership. “We’re still waiting on our ownership situation to be resolved,” Maloney said. “It’s still trending positively. We’re still very optimistic about it. Once that happens, hopefully we can re-sign Shane to a deal that works for both of us.” more on the Coyotes including Mike Smith contract update…
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