Coyotes' President Denies NHL Has Taken Over Team

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GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - The president of the Phoenix Coyotes denied a report that the NHL has taken control of the cash-strapped hockey club.

Glendale city manager Ed Beasley told The Arizona Republic that the league is running the team and has promised to reimburse the city for parking fees and security costs at Arena, which is located in Glendale.

Coyotes president Doug Moss said Friday that team officials remain in control of the franchise.