Ex-Coyotes Owner Still On Hook For Team Debt, Judge Says

By Matthew Perlman (December 4, 2015, 7:07 PM EST) -- An Arizona federal judge on Friday rejected a request by former Phoenix Coyotes owner Jerry Moyes to reconsider a ruling that put him on the hook for some debts the NHL acquired when it bought the team out of bankruptcy, saying no new argument was raised.

U.S. District Judge G. Murray Snow denied a motion for reconsideration lodged by Moyes and his family last week, which questioned a decision allowing the NHL to recover $9.3 million debts the Coyotes once owed to unsecured creditors and $6.5 million owed to former Coyotes coach and hockey legend Wayne Gretzky.

Moyes had argued the...

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