NHL Faces Obstacles To Potential Expansion Royals' Yost Clarifies Remarks About Crowd Leiweke Discusses MLSE Exit Franchise Notes Padres Honor Selig With Ceremony, New Plaza NHL Denies Report It Will Add Four Teams ESPN Sorry For Report On Sam's Showering Habits MLB Franchise Notes Franchise Notes Marino Hiring Viewed As A Sound Business Move
Upcoming Conferences and Events
SBD/May 14, 2013/Franchises
NHL Rejects Pastor Bid For Coyotes; Length Of Deal Financing Reportedly An Issue
Published May 14, 2013
NEXT IN LINE: ESPN.com’s Scott Burnside wrote Pastor has “joined a long list of would-be Phoenix Coyotes suitors whose interest in owning the team could not translate to an actual money-on-the-table purchase.” Pastor, whose “family has hockey connections in the Buffalo area, emerged within the past month or so as a potential purchaser of the team.” It is “believed that investors with the former Ice Edge Group led by" Renaissance Sports & Entertainment Principal Anthony LeBlanc and AltaCorp. Capital Chair & CEO George Gosbee "remain the front-runners in being able to close a deal with the league to purchase the team" for $170M (ESPN.com, 5/13).