Coyotes CEO responds to voters rejecting arena plans

Arizona Coyotes CEO Xavier Gutierrez responded to the unofficial election results of May 16's special election where Tempe voters were able to decide if they wanted an entertainment district that would be the home for a new hockey arena. The unofficial results are showing a majority of 'no' votes for all three props. All three needed to pass for the plans to become a reality.

Tempe Entertainment District special election: Mail-in ballots must be sent by May 9

The vote is for the new entertainment district, which includes a hockey arena for the Arizona Coyotes. There are three propositions that all need to pass in order for the $2.1 billion project to move forward. Critics say the plan has significant tax breaks that will harm taxpayers. Supporters disagree, saying it will be a huge financial boost to the city. The special election is on May 15.

Tempe Wins continues to push for voters to pass $2.1B project

A press conference was held in downtown Tempe on Sunday with the goal of swaying voters to approve the development of a new entertainment district in Tempe. The group, Tempe Wins, supports the $2.1 billion dollar development. The huge project would include a new arena for the Arizona Coyotes and new retail and residential spaces. Critics say that this will come back to harm taxpayers.

Coyotes entertainment district: Yea or nay?

Tempe residents will be getting their mail-in ballots to decide if they want to build a new hockey arena for the Arizona Coyotes in a massive entertainment district on the banks of the Salt River, just west of Tempe Town Lake. It's a $2.1 billion project. In the second half of this program, we will hear from Dawn Penich-Thacker, representing the group that opposes the plan, but let's begin with the president and CEO of the Arizona Coyotes, Xavier Gutierrez.

Kraken win 5th straight, reach 100 points, top Coyotes 4-1

Clayton Keller remained at 37 goals and 85 points, one point off the Coyotes single-season points high of 86 set by Keith Tkachuk in 1996-97. The franchise record is 132 points, set by Teemu Selanne in 1992-93 when the team was in Winnipeg.

Coyotes file $2.3 billion claim against Phoenix over arena

The Arizona Coyotes appeared to have finally found an answer to their arena issues by working out a deal to build an entertainment district in Tempe. A snag with the city of Phoenix now puts that in doubt, adding another layer to the franchise’s long-running bid to find a permanent home.

Oilers hold off Coyotes 5-4; McDavid reaches 140 points

Arizona coach Andre Tourigny, having seen his team complete a difficult stretch that saw two games in three days against Stanley Cup champion Colorado, said he will give them the day off Tuesday. The Coyotes don’t play again until Friday.