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by Paul on 05/06/09 at 03:50 PM ET
“I think anytime you have someone who is a passionate hockey guy who loves the sport and plays the sport, who is a true fan of the sport, as an owner, is a great thing. If it happens that that person has deep pockets, that would be a better thing. Jim obviously has all of those attributes.
“I sensed his passion for the game [in conversations with Balsillie] and I do think it would be somebody worth considering. But there is a lot of politics and history here [between Balsillie and the NHL] that I am not in a position to comment on.”
-Paul Kelly, Director of the NHLPA on Jim Balsillie. More from Kelly from Alam Adams of CBC.
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