NHL Blasts Coyotes Discovery Bid As Stall Tactic

Law360, New York (July 9, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The NHL has objected to a bid by the owner of the Phoenix Coyotes to examine various league documents, claiming the move amounts to a ploy to stall the sale of the bankrupt hockey team.

Wednesday's objection, filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona, argues that Coyotes owner Jerry Moyes' motion to examine league and other documents related to a proposed sale lacks good cause to justify such "disruptive and intrusive" discovery.

According to Moyes' motion, filed July 2, he holds an...
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