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by Paul on 07/20/07 at 12:27 PM ET
from the Hamilton Spectator,
Jim Balsillie’s bid to bring an NHL hockey team to Hamilton includes a promise not to accept any money from the league’s revenue-sharing program, The Spectator has learned.
“We’d waive any revenue-sharing entitlement that we would have under the current collective bargaining agreement,” Balsillie’s lawyer Richard Rodier confirmed to The Spectator yesterday.
Rodier would not say why Balsillie made that pledge to the NHL, through Commissioner Gary Bettman, but it was likely intended as a show of good faith about the Hamilton market.
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