DALLAS — Amid prolonged uncertainty and threats of a lawsuit, Glendale, Ariz., has called off plans to issue $100 million of certificates of participation to finance the sale of the National Hockey League’s Phoenix Coyotes to private investor Matthew Hulsizer.

Glendale assured Standard & Poor’s that it had no plans to issue debt on parity with its outstanding COPs, which allowed the rating agency to take the city’s AA-plus general obligation bond rating off negative watch.

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