Balsillie again takes wrong approach

Updated: May 6, 2009, 12:38 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

In the end, you have to ask yourself this question about BlackBerry lord Jim Balsillie and his quixotic quest for an NHL franchise: Does he really want a team, or is he more interested in kicking sand in commissioner Gary Bettman's corn flakes?

It's a fair question following Balsillie's latest bid to join the NHL owners club, an offer of a whopping $212.5 million for the troubled Phoenix Coyotes provided he can move them to Southern Ontario.

Like his earlier bids to acquire ...

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