Steve Sullivan had to move on an offer and won’t be waiting for the Penguins to wait out the Zach Parise sweepstakes. “He will not be returning to Pittsburgh, ” agent Steve Bartlett told Inside Pittsburgh just after 10:30 a.m.

Kevin Allen of the USA Today reports that Sullivan is expected to sign with the Phoenix Coyotes. Sullivan will get a bump from last years salary, receiving $1.85 million from Coyoes. Bartlett indicated that Sullivan preferred to return to Pittsburgh but couldn’t wait around any more.