Found September 06, 2012 on Puck Drunk Love:
The Phoenix Coyotes sale saga has trudged on for so long that most hockey fans, including those in Glendale, have been conditioned to shrug off any news of an impending sale. This time around, however, it appears that buyer Greg Jamison does in fact have the $170 million cobbled together. A familar name is also involved: Ice Edge Holdings, who made an unsuccessful bid for the franchise previous to Jamison and Matthew Hulsizer's failed bid. This being the Coyotes, the whole thing can't possibly be as easy as Jamison writing a check. And it isn't. Jamison must wait on the finalization of the lease agreement between himself (and his investors) and the City of Glendale. ESPN's Scott Burnside says that should be done by the end of September, so all clear, right? Nope. Now the Arizona Court of Appeals has approved the inclusion on November's ballot of a measure supported by the Save Glendale Now group. This measure would reverse the $125 million sales tax that the ...

With Coyotes Sale Complete, Can Greg Jamison Keep Shane Doan In Phoenix?

The sale of the Phoenix Coyotes has finally become complete, with Greg Jamison taking over full control from the National Hockey League after three years. It took longer than many had expected, but Jamison was finally able to secure the finances necessary to purchase the Coyotes from the league for $170 million. It is also good news for the team and the fans that the...

Shane Doan Has Deal Worked Out To Remain With Phoenix Coyotes

Now that the sale of the Phoenix Coyotes to Greg Jamison is in the final stages of completion, with all that is left is to dot the I’s and cross the T’s, the team and its’ fans can breath a huge sigh of relief. While the paperwork still needs to be finalized, free agent captain Shane Doan has said that he has a ‘deal worked out’ to re-sign with the Coyotes...

Report: Doan says he has a deal worked out to stay in Phoenix

Right wing Shane Doan said Thursday in a radio interview he has a "deal worked out" to remain with the Phoenix Coyotes but is waiting for Greg Jamison to complete the purchase of the team, reported. "We have a deal worked out, that we just want to make sure the team gets signed, and everything gets done, and it gets done before the 15th (of September),"...

Mike Smith Waiting To See What Shane Doan Does

from Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic, Ownership uncertainty has kept Doan in free agency, but his status will be settled soon. He has decided to sign before a possible lockout, which would start next Saturday when the current collective bargaining agreement expires. "If he leaves, it'll be a big blow to this franchise and this organization," goalie Mike...

Looks Like Doan Staying in Phoenix

Scott Burnside at ESPN reports that Greg Jamison, the former president and CEO of the San Jose Sharks, has finally arranged financing that would allow him to purchase the Phoenix Coyotes from the National Hockey League for $170 million.Shane Doan has stated his intention to stay in Phoenix if the ownership issues were resolved and it looks like now they are....Rangers fans all over...

Doan to remain in Phoenix, agrees to four year deal

Per Arizona Sports, the Shane Doan saga is over. The veteran winger will remain in Phoenix on a four year, $21.5 million contract ($5.375 million per year). This ends the two month debate over where Doan would wind up, which included two missed deadlines and an ownership drama that rivaled most soap operas. Doan is remaining where he belongs. Unfortunately for the Rangers, they miss...

NHL Trade Rumors: Would Bruins Trade David Krejci To Coyotes For Keith Yandle?

With just over one week remaining until the current National Hockey League collective bargaining agreement expires, some teams are feverishly working the phones, meaning the NHL trade rumors are swirling with a fast pace. One of those rumors has a potential deal brewing between the Boston Bruins and Phoenix Coyotes, but I am here to tell you that it is highly unlikely...

Videos Before Bedtime: Doan at last?

Its time for a Shane Doan edition of the Videos Before Bedtime. Informally, we talked about it and it seemed like a great idea. Doan has agreed to a deal pending Greg Jamison finally getting the keys to the castle so to speak.           Have a great night everyone!
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