DALLAS – A split Glendale, Ariz. City Council Tuesday approved a 20-year management agreement and lease intended to keep the Phoenix Coyotes professional hockey team as the main tenant at the city’s bond-financed Jobing.com Arena for the next two decades.

The council voted, 4-2, to pay a total of $308 million in management fees to Arizona Arena Hockey Partners LLC, which hopes to purchase the team from the National Hockey League.

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