Goldwater Institute Tries to Block Coyotes’ Arena Lease Agreement

The Goldwater Institute, a conservative watchdog group, has filed a lawsuit to block the arena lease agreement between the city of Glendale and the potential buyer for the Phoenix Coyotes. The lease deal is at the core of Greg Jamison’s attempt to purchase the ‘Yotes and assemble an ownership group to get the job done.Continue reading “Goldwater Institute Tries to Block Coyotes’ Arena Lease Agreement”

Glendale Approves Sale of Coyotes – For Now

After years of blockades, negotiations, financial troubles, and questions, the Phoenix Coyotes can finally say that they have a new owner who’ll endeavour to keep the franchise in Arizona. A Glendale city council vote on a $15 million per year deal that’ll stretch out over two decades has gone forward after a judge rejected theContinue reading “Glendale Approves Sale of Coyotes – For Now”

St. Louis Blues Announce New Ownership Group

On Thursday, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman introduced Tom Stillman and a group of partners as the new ownership group of the St. Louis Blues. Stillman, the chair and CEO of Summit Distributing in St. Louis, was a minority partner of the Blues with the outgoing Dave Checketts and SCP Worldwide group. They’d held the Blues sinceContinue reading “St. Louis Blues Announce New Ownership Group”

Dallas Stars Agree to Sell to Vancouver Businessman

Perhaps the tumult in Dallas can settle down somewhat now that news is out of the probable (but potential) purchase of the Stars by Vancouver businessman Tom Gaglardi. Gaglardi is a co-owner of the WHL’s Kamloops Blazers. Gaglardi is the lead bidder for the club and its hockey assets, reports “There have been otherContinue reading “Dallas Stars Agree to Sell to Vancouver Businessman”