NHL board unanimously denies Balsillie
Canadian businessman Jim Balsillie was unanimously rejected by the NHL's board of governors in his bid to become an NHL owner at a meeting Wednesday afternoon in Chicago.
The NHL executive body approved a bid by Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf to assume ownership of the financially troubled Phoenix Coyotes.
The board convened a special meeting in Chicago to evaluate each group's applications before an eventual sale of the Coyotes, who were taken into Chapter ...
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