NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly noted last week that no group enjoys exclusivity in its bid to purchase the Coyotes. Apparently, that wasnt just lip service.
Sources familiar with the situation confirmed Friday that Darin Pastors group delivered its bid to purchase the Coyotes to the NHL offices in New York, first thing Friday morning.
Among the highlights:According to sources, the bid is believed to be highest purchase price currently offered for the team, though exact figures were unknown.The bid requires less annual commitment from the City of Glendale to manage Jobing.com Arena than numerous studies suggest the city must pay. That amount has long been a major hurdle to closing any deal.The bid includes an option to purchase Jobing.com Arena over a period of time.
The bid includes an out-clause after five years, which likely similar to any other groups bid.The Pastor group wants to forge a much deeper relationship with all of the Valleys youth hockey programs both to promote a...