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Although Glendale's new mayor, Elaine Scruggs, was against the proposed lease agreement and attached payment to Greg Jamison, Glendale city council voted 4-2 in favour of the deal.
While the sale is still pending approval from the NHL Board of Governors, will this deal guarantee that the Coyotes will remain long-term residents of Jobing.com Arena, or is relocation of the franchise still in the cards?
Habs and Hockey News and Notes:
- ESPN's Lester Munson tells us why he thinks having mediators between the two sides of the NHL labour dispute is a positive.
- And to look at the other side of the mediation coin, Jesse Spector of the Sporting New takes the pessimist's perspective.
- Montreal Gazette sports editor Stu Cowan explains why Gary Bettman has become hockey's biggest nemesis.
- Puck Daddy's Greg Wyshinski takes a look across the Atlantic at the success of Boston Bruins' forward Tyler Seguin, who is spending the lockout dominating in Switzerland.