Sources say Houston Rockets owner Fertitta met with NHL Commissioner

Alex Galchenyuk of the Arizona Coyotes skates with the puck during the NHL game against the Washington Capitals at Gila River Arena on Dec. 6, 2018 in Glendale, Ariz. The Capitals defeated the Coyotes 4-2. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

HOUSTON (FOX 26) — NHL sources tell FOX 26 Sports that Houston Rockets owner Tillman Fertitta has met with National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman and had preliminary talks about buying and relocating the Arizona Coyotes to Houston.

Sources indicate nothing is happening regarding those conversations at this point and no decisions are close.

Fertitta and Rockets chief executive officer Tad Brown declined comment when contacted by FOX 26.