NHL fires Coyotes Pres. Moss; replaced by new COO Nealy Staff

6/30/2010 1:07:45 PM

The NHL has fired Phoenix Coyotes president Doug Moss.

He will be replaced by internal candidate Mike Nealy, who will take on the title of Chief Operating Officer.

Moss had been the Coyotes' President since December, 2002.   Prior to that, he had been a Senior Vice-President with the Anaheim Ducks, and President and CEO of the International Hockey League.

Nealy, who joined the Coyotes in 2006, was an Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer for the club.  Prior to joining Phoenix, he had worked in finance with the Minnesota Wild.