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by Paul on 12/18/06 at 11:01 AM ET
from the Toronto Sun,
The Maple Leafs are finalizing plans for an outdoor regular season game to be played around New Year’s Day 2008 at their new 20,000-seat BMO Field.
“I have spoken to commissioner (Gary) Bettman and he likes the idea,” said Richard Peddie, president and CEO of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Ltd. “We haven’t signed off on it yet, but it would be a special event for a new stadium and put it on the map. It’s certainly feasible to put the ice in, but now we have to work with the City of Toronto on such things as the sports bubble (that is to cover the field for winter community use)....”
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