POLL: Fans like Tempe, Phoenix for Coyotes arena

Posted at 5:45 PM, Apr 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-17 14:51:54-04

The Arizona Coyotes have reportedly narrowed their options for a new arena to three possible Valley locations.

A majority of fans seem to be torn between two of those options.

In our Twitter poll that ran Wednesday afternoon through Thursday afternoon, we asked: Where would you like to see the Coyotes build a new arena?

We listed the three options that, according to sources, are in play:

-Phoenix (a shared arena with the Phoenix Suns) 

-Tempe (a shared arena with ASU's NCAA hockey team) 

-Scottsdale (at the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community)

After over 400 votes, Tempe (40 percent) and Phoenix (39 percent) were the top choices, with Scottsdale (21 percent) running behind.

Sources told ABC15 sports director Craig Fouhy that Tempe and Scottsdale are the two most likely locations for a new arena, as the Coyotes and Suns have struggled to come to agreeable terms.

See also: Coyotes captain Shane Doan says a joint arena with ASU would be pretty "amazing"

On Monday, Coyotes co-owner, president and CEO Anthony LeBlanc said the team hopes to make an announcement on its arena plans "within the next couple of weeks."

The Coyotes' lease at its current home, Gila River Arena in Glendale, is set to expire after the 2016-17 season.