GLENDALE, AZ - MAY 07: Greg Jamison, former CEO of the San Jose Sharks, attends a press conference to discuss the potential purchase of the Phoenix Coyotes before the start of Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinals between the Phoenix Coyotes and the Nashville Predators during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Jobing.com Arena on May 7, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Two big hockey stories could be coming to an end this week, one as early as tonight. The big story for hockey fans in the Valley is the Glendale City Council is expected to vote on the Jamison Group's proposal on Friday. If the proposal passes the biggest hurdle to Jamison buying the team will have been cleared. The other big story is, of course, the Stanley Cup Final. The Los Angeles Kings can finish of their monstrous playoff run by sweeping the New Jersey Devils at home this evening. The game can be seen on the NBC Sports Network beginning at 5 p.m. MST. We've got links on these two stories, plus news on the death of a hockey legend, and more today.
Links after the jump...
Glendale to vote Friday on proposed Coyotes deal - AZ Central
Will Friday be the beginning of the end of a 3+ year drama?
Glendale to vote on $15M annual deal for Coyotes' buyer - Phoenix Business Journal
Mike Sunnucks mentions the new ticket surcharges that are part of the deal.
azcentral.com blogs - WestValleyEditorials - Our View: Explain the math on Coyotes deal
The Republic's West Valley Editorial Board has concerns about the deal.
Report: Even with big playoff success, Coyotes would lose money in Glendale - ProHockeyTalk
No one said this was going to be the perfect solution, because frankly there isn't one.
Glendale shares details of deal with potential Phoenix Coyotes buyer - The Arizona Republic
On Monday the details were released on the proposed agreement between Glendale and the Jamison Group.
Big-time market feeling a bit small - The Arizona Republic
Does it matter whether the uniform says "Phoenix" or "Arizona". According to Dan Bickley it does.
Hockey The Hard Way - Fox Sports Arizona
Fox Sports Arizona's Season in Review program is now available to watch online.
Messier Leadership Award Finalists Video - NHL VideoCenter
Mark Messier announces his Leadership Award finalists including Coyotes Captain Shane Doan.
Darren Rovell's photo "Skittles has made a hockey st..." on WhoSay
Shane Doan gets an extremely cool hockey stick.
Looking Ahead -Hipchecks
Jenna looks ahead to the ownership vote and free agency.
Gormley's Season Featured Many Highlights - Phoenix Coyotes - Features
Coyotes prospect Brandon Gormley played in an NHL preseason game, the World Junior Championship, Memorial Cup in 2011-12 and his throat was cut with an opponent's skate.
News From Around the Hockey World
Vladimir Krutov passes away at age 52 - ProHockeyTalk
Krutov was a member of the famous KLM line.
Why I Haven't Learned To Love The L.A. Kings - Second City Hockey
Fels explains why we should all be scared.
If the Kings sweep ... - Cross Checks Blog - ESPN
More stats and info than you might possibly be able to digest.
Kings-Devils: Jonathan Quick lets his game do the talking - latimes.com
As it has been all season long.
2012 Calder Cup Finals games 3 through 7 to air on CBS Sports Network - Raw Charge
There is another hockey series going on and now people in the U.S. will get to watch it. If there is any team hotter than the KIngs its the Admirals.
The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same - Habs Eyes On The Prize
Habs fans don't appear thrilled with their team's choice for their new bench boss.
UPDATE: Pens Acquire Goalie Tomas Vokoun from Caps for 7th round pick...SIGN him to 2 year contract - PensBurgh
In case you missed the news the other day, Marc-Andre Fleury might want to watch his back.
John Tortorella Tries To Make Things Better, Probably Makes Things Worse On 'Costas Tonight' - SBNation.com
Wonder what Torts would think if his players whined as much as he does?
Nashville Predators to sever ties to Alexander Radulov - The Tennessean
The Scottsdale episode couldn't have helped matters.
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