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Expect more NHL games in Europe

Updated: November 22, 2009, 4:02 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun

If anyone thought the NHL's regular-season games in Europe were a short-term experiment, guess again.

The league wants to expand to six teams next fall, up from four, and have approached the following clubs to gauge their interest: Minnesota, Carolina, Boston, Columbus, Phoenix and San Jose. Sources from all six teams confirmed as much but also stressed that it doesn't mean for sure they are going over. It remains early in the planning stages.

Calgary and San Jose were originally in ...

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