DALLAS - A bankruptcy filing by a National Hockey League team with plans to return to Canada leaves Glendale, Ariz., with a six-year-old arena and $180 million of debt amid a worsening recession.

Calling the Tuesday Chapter 11 filing by the owners of the Phoenix Coyotes "an unfortunate turn of events," city officials issued a statement that they are "working diligently to ensure that the public's interest is fully protected throughout this process."

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