Written By: Mark “The Hard Hitter” Ritter
Clearly, every NHL fan with a pulse is patiently awaiting word from the courtroom battle for the Phoenix Coyotes. TSN is featuring a live Blog and so far there have been some very enlightening statements, most notably, those made by Judge T. Baum, NHL lawyer Tony Clark and Jim Balsillie's lawyers, Jeff Kessler and Susan Freeman.
During the proceedings Clark has stated that “Any sale must adequately protect the league's interest...The NHL's consent is a huge interest” Further, Clark goes on to says of the veto, “On the veto: Why would we (NHL) protect one team at the expense of 29 others? The last thing the NHL wants is to own any team. It's a last resort to help a team survive”.
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Article written by Mark Ritter