Originally written on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 11/10/14

GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 26: Shane Doan #19 of the Phoenix Coyotes awaits a face off against the San Jose Sharks during the preseason NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on September 26, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Sharks 2-0. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
John Gambadoro at Sports 620 KTAR in Phoenix, Arizona reports that the New York Rangers are out of the Shane Doan sweepstakes and that the Coyotes captain will make a decision on whether he signs with the Phoenix or Vancouver by 5pm today.

Gambadoro adds that the hangup with Doan signing with Phoenix is that the City of Glendale has reneged on its original lease agreement deal with Greg Jamison.

It was reported last week that Doan had a 4-year, $21.5 million agreement in place with Phoenix.

...this whole Doan saga has dragged on for way too long. If true, I'll be happy to see it over. And even happier he didn't end up in New York.

And why is Doan making his decision by 5pm today?...

NHL players have to sign by today if they want their contracts to count under current CBA. Work those signing bonuses, fellas. #guaranteed$

— Jesse Spector (@jessespector) September 14, 2012

...Del Zotto better get his agent on the horn with Sather. You know, since his contract situation is out of his control.

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