Tempe Arena Vote Seriously Worrying Gary Bettman

Published April 28, 2023 at 10:44
BY ELLIOT BEN JACOB
     
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On May 16th, the citizens of Tempe, Arizona will determine the future of the Arizona Coyotes, who are currently sharing their home arena with the Arizona State University's Men's Hockey team. The city will vote on whether to install a new multi-billion dollar entertainment district that would become the new home of the Coyotes. However, the odds don't seem to be in favor of the team.

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The Coyotes have been saved from relocation by NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, who stubbornly refused to consider the possibility despite multiple controversies and setbacks.

The team proposed the new entertainment district to the City of Tempe as a permanent solution, but the citizens will have the final say in the upcoming vote.

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Should the vote fail, the Coyotes will become homeless by 2026, and the NHL will have no choice but to move the franchise elsewhere. The league is currently in panic-mode as the vote approaches, with members of the Coyotes front office canvassing door-to-door in an effort to gain support.


The prospect of relocation is concerning for the Coyotes, who have faced years of uncertainty. Fans have expressed support for potential new homes in Houston, Texas, or the return of the Nordiques in Quebec City, Quebec. However, the future of the team will only be determined after the vote.


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