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05-09-2013, 08:15 AM
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Originally Posted by CGG View Post
I know Jamison apparently wanted a ridiculous ownership stake (i.e. 25%) for arranging the subsidy, but once he figured out that wasn't going to work, if the Great Gosbee and company were truly interested in Glendale, then Jamison could have and should have rearranged the deal to have Gosbee purchase the team. Jamison wouldn't get 25% ownership, but I'm sure he could have taken a handsome fee of say $1 million for brokering the deal.
If that true than ego likely got in the way. It was Jamison deal and if he choose to let it die because he did not want to be moved aside that petty on a whole new level. It more likely that nobody was interested in getting stuck in Glendale for two decades. With serious indication that the city could default at some point and no guarantee that the NHL won't just fill all the juicy market with expansion teams ASAP.

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