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09-29-2009, 01:52 AM
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Originally Posted by KevFu View Post
Basically, the wording of the constitution has some room for interpretation.

The consent required to place a team in someone else's territory can by viewed as a veto, but the reality is that consent is essentially purchased from the existing team for a territorial fee.

I was saying a couple of years ago that public and political pressure could make the Leafs capitulate. The poo storm that Balsille has touched off could result in MLSE begging for an expansion team before all is said and done.

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