Many in the NHL and Arizona sports world reacted to the news, with many very disappointed by the outcome and others not at all surprised.
The results could cloud the future of the NHL team in Arizona.
The Coyotes don’t have a long-term home in Arizona and are currently playing in Mullett Arena at Arizona State University, the home of the ASU hockey team.
Social media sounded off in the aftermath of the election results Tuesday night, which included “disappointed” statements from the Coyotes and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and a simple emoji tweet from Coyotes star Clayton Keller.
Reaction to Arizona Coyotes‘ Tempe arena deal rejection:
Not everyone was disappointed in the result of the election, however:
How do you feel about the results, and the future of the Coyotes in Arizona?
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This article originally appeared on Arizona Republic: Arizona Coyotes, NHL lament voters’ rejection of Tempe arena deal