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11-16-2011, 03:46 PM
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Originally Posted by gopreds9 View Post
Are the pocketbooks open? No
Is this a good sign? Absolutely.

Random Question: Why don't the Preds let fans buy shares? Is it illegal? I know the Packers do it, but not sure about NHL rules. That could give us a big boost in money, plus makes fans feel more involved.
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Originally Posted by codeyh View Post
After the Packers did it, every other league basically put rules in place to block it.
Right. The NHL does not allow for shares of a franchise to be sold. You can have an ownership group, but you cannot turn the team into what is essentially a publicly traded entity.

Good news, though. This has been in the works for a while now, and I'm glad it finally happened.

So to recap my day:
  • Got my classes for next semester
  • Learned that the email telling me I still had things to do in order to get my financial aid for next semester was a glitch in the system, and the money is already sitting there waiting for 12 January to roll around
  • Finished what I imagine will be an A paper, especially considering I put about four times as much work into this one as I did the last (which I received an A on)
  • Learned that Wilson is finally on board with the owners
  • Am about to eat a giant turkey leg

Yeah... it's a good day. Rain be damned


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