Also, like any main metroplex at Madden NFL 18 Coins freeway artery, traffic is garbage during rush hour. OK, but you’re assuming ALL of the Coyotes fans live in Phoenix. Right. They don’t. The team and NHL think most of their fans and corporate sponsors live in the East Valley, making a drive out west to Glendale a real road trip. The Coyotes can opt out of their Gila River Arena lease after next season. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images When did this latest spat start?
On March 7, when NHL missioner at Madden mobile coins for free Gary Bettman told the Arizona state legislature that the Coyotes “cannot and will not remain in Glendale.” That seems random until you realize that Senate Bill 1149 is not going to get enough votes to pass. What’s Senate Bill 1149? A bill that would grant the Coyotes $225 million in public financing for a new arena either in downtown Phoenix or the East Valley.
They want out of Glendale, they want a new arena, and they want taxpayers to pay for it. How old is Gila River Arena, or whatever they’re calling it these days? 13 years old. Yeesh. Yeah. And taxpayers and local media aren’t buying what they’re selling.The team claims it’s losing tens of millions of dollars on the franchise each year and blames Glendale for it. That seems...convenient.
It sure does. Consider the fact the maddenvip Coyotes have failed to make the playoffs in eight of the last 11 seasons. No wonder the senate bill doesn’t have much support behind it from lawmakers or taxpayers. And Glendale’s former mayor weighed in with a long letter this week, blaming Coyotes leadership for the team’s financial woes: