Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Alanah McGinley on 05/08/07 at 01:08 PM ET
From the CP via TSN,
If International Ice Hockey Federation president Rene Fasel had his choice, the Montreal Canadiens will represent the NHL in a European exhibition series in September 2008.
The final decision will be made by the league in conjunction with the IIHF, but Fasel knows who he wants.
“As a Francophone who grew up as a Canadiens fan, it would be a dream for me to have the Canadiens,” he said during an interview in French on Tuesday. “But the decision is not up to me. We will have to talk with the league.”
The three-team series itself was unveiled officially during a news conference at the IIHF World Hockey Championship.
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