NHL Team For Winnipeg?
ARE you ready for the Winnipeg Coyotes?
"NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman told officials with Phoenix Coyotes that the NHL would consider moving the team to Winnipeg but not Hamilton, court filings show."
Globe & Mail
"The NHL insists it effectively took control of the Coyotes in November, when Moyes was unable or unwilling to contribute more to the team. The franchise has lost an estimated $73 million in the past three seasons and an estimated $400 million since moving from Winnipeg in 1996 ..."
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UPDATE - May 19th (late afternoon)
Judge says he'll delay ruling in Coyotes trial
A U.S. bankruptcy judge has decided to delay his ruling in a trial that pits the NHL against the majority owner of the Phoenix Coyotes, with billionaire Jim Balsillie's bid for the team hanging in the balance. Judge Redfield Baum told lawyers in a Phoenix, Ariz., courtroom that he needs more time to sift through hundreds of documents filed late last night.