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06-25-2009, 10:51 AM
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Originally Posted by Fugu View Post
Is this accurate? I was fairly certain that it was not allowed. Didn't Boots have to divest himself of his very small interest in the Sharks prior to acquiring his piece of the Predators? I thought the NHL added these types of rules after the Norrises were guilty of tampering in Chicago and NY (back before most of us were born).
The rules on ownership of more than one franchise are contained in Article 13 of the NHL Constitution. There are also rules concerning loans among members/franchises. Keep in mind that the NHL does not always follow their own rules as we saw in the Boots saga.

See here, Article 13:

http://www.bizofhockey.com/docs/NHLConsitution.pdf

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