Three New Bidders Make Play for St. Louis

Matthew Hulsizer, the Chicago businessman who withdrew his bid to purchase the Phoenix Coyotes last month, has the St. Louis Blues in his sights. He’s not alone. Interest in owning the Blues has picked up over the last few weeks, with three new bidders recently submitting offers. Hulsizer’s bid, along with a bid from TomContinue reading “Three New Bidders Make Play for St. Louis”

Thrashers Move to Winnipeg Nearly Done?

According to a number of sources, including The Globe and Mail, the Atlanta Thrashers are within a hair of heading to Winnipeg. Let that sink in for a minute. Before you start throwing a ticker tape parade over it, though, you should know that the sale of the Thrashers to True North Sports and Entertainment isn’tContinue reading “Thrashers Move to Winnipeg Nearly Done?”

Are the Thrashers Moving?

The story in Atlanta has been hard to follow, as certainty about the Thrashers has been somewhat elusive. There are signs to follow with respect to whether or not the team is moving now, though, and that could mean that a more certain tale is emerging. First things first: the NHL is actually acknowledging thatContinue reading “Are the Thrashers Moving?”

Glendale to Keep Coyotes for One More Year

The tortured fans of the possible Winnipeg Jets will have to hold off on the celebrations for at least another year as Glendale has pledged some $25 million to keep the Phoenix Coyotes right where they are for at least another year. Call it a stay of execution or an overwhelming barrage of foolishness. OrContinue reading “Glendale to Keep Coyotes for One More Year”

New Sabres Owner Backs Ruff, Team

The new owner of the Buffalo Sabres says that head coach Lindy Ruff is safe. Terry Pegula proved his mettle in his first press conference with the club. He even teared up when he saw Gilbert Perreault in attendance. Pegula promised Sabres GM Darcy Regier that he would do whatever he could to bring aContinue reading “New Sabres Owner Backs Ruff, Team”