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by Paul on 06/22/09 at 02:22 PM ET
from Paul Waldie of the Globe and Mail,
The National Hockey League says it will have a firm local offer for the Phoenix Coyotes by the end of this week.
“The NHL remains confident that a local bidder will put in a firm bid on or bevfore the June 26th deadline set forth in its proposed bid proceedures,” the league said in a fillng in an Arizona bankruptcy court today.
The league also disclosed that it expects to have a decision on Jim Balsillie’s bid to buy the club and move it to Hamilton by the end of July….
The league said its board of governors plans to interview Balsillie soon about his bid to relocate the club. The board is expected to question him about his two previous attempts to buy and move clubs, the filing noted.
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