Source: Yankees wouldn't stand in way of NHL game closing out fabled stadium
An executive with knowledge of the Yankees thinking tells 1050 ESPN New York's Andrew Marchand that the team will not stand in the way of a proposed plan for the final event at Yankee Stadium to be an NHL game.
No agreement is actually in place yet for the possible Yankee Stadium finale, but if a deal does happen, the game would likely be played on New Year's Day in 2009 and involve the New York Rangers. The opponent for the game has yet to be decided.
In the past, the Yankees ...
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