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05-13-2012, 05:49 PM
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Originally Posted by DogEatDog View Post
Houston has reportedly been working behind the scenes for years. Wayne Alexander still wants to own a team. But he is still mad about Edmonton. He gave an interview a few years ago where he came just short of saying Bettman used him
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Originally Posted by LatvianTwist View Post
Who is Wayne Alexander...?

Les Alexander is the only major guy here that could do it, and I don't remember him ever having interest in an NHL team.

I know about 15 years ago (when we got an AHL team) there was a great chance of the NHL coming here, and we actually had two interested owners. They ended up sabotaging each other, though, and killed any chances.
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Wayne Alexander is an actor who has had many bit parts over the years, including several appearances in different guest roles in the mid-90s sci-fi show "Babylon 5"... but that's neither here nor there

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0018795/
Wayne played some funky roles on the show and he reminded me of les--as an oiler fan--He still gets me annoyed

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