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Molsons reach deal on Habs, arena

Updated: June 20, 2009, 7:09 PM ET
By Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

Hockey's most storied franchise has been sold, pending approval from the NHL.

The Molson family has agreed in principle to purchase the Montreal Canadiens and Bell Centre from George Gillett.

"This is a very exciting time for our family and we are grateful to the many people and organizations who came forward to offer their collaboration in the development of our proposal," said Geoff Molson.

The deal needs approval from the NHL's Board of Governors. The league needs to ...

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