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Getting To Know The NHL Owners

from John Vogl of the Buffalo News,

... I realized I wouldn’t know half of the NHL owners if they walked through the press box in First Niagara Center. For every Jeremy Jacobs and Ted Leonsis, vocal and recognizable owners, there’s a John McConnell and Edward Roski, guys that don’t draw tape recorders or cameras.

With that in mind, here’s a roll call of the NHL’s ownership group, including the year they purchased their teams.

Anaheim: Henry and Susan Samueli, 2005. This is merely a listing and not a witch hunt, but it doesn’t take long to find an owner who’s faced league discipline. The NHL suspended Buffalo-born Henry Samueli indefinitely in June 2008 after he entered a guilty plea for backdating stock options. He was reinstated in October 2009, shortly before a federal judge tossed out his plea and dropped the charge. As the co-founder of Broadcom Corp., Samueli made his money by putting computer chips into cable boxes and smartphones. Though born in Buffalo, he grew up in California.

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SK77's avatar

After reading all those bios the majority sound like a group of guys who couldn’t be bothered to piss on any of us even if you were on fire.

But they’d be more than happy to charge you $40 to park your car outside their barn and $25 for a hot dog and a beer once you’re inside.  LOL

Posted by SK77 on 05/04/14 at 10:26 AM ET

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