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12-30-2012, 01:21 AM
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Originally Posted by charliolemieux View Post
Didn't Balsilie try to take over the Penguins?

I thought that was the point that pissed Bettman off. When Balsilie was strutting around with a Pens logo on his Blackberry.

Nashville and Phoenix just made things way worse.
He tried to buy the Predators at a high premium off Boots who bought the team through fradulent means.

So the NHL said no to Balsillie a second time even after they were complicit in soliciting a buyer with shady, criminal connections.

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