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AHL Teams Change Locations

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … American Hockey League President and CEO David Andrews announced today that the league’s Board of Governors has unanimously approved the following:
 

• The transfer of ownership of the Hamilton Bulldogs franchise to Club de Hockey Canadien Inc., owners of the National Hockey League’s Montreal Canadiens. 

• The relocation of that franchise from Hamilton, Ont., to St. John’s, N.L., beginning with the 2015-16 season. 

• The relocation of the AHL franchise owned by True North Sports & Entertainment Ltd., owners of the National Hockey League’s Winnipeg Jets, from St. John’s, N.L., to Winnipeg, Man., beginning with the 2015-16 season.


Division alignments and schedule formats for the 2015-16 season will be determined by the Board of Governors at a later date. 

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