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Most NHL Problems Are Off The Ice

from David Shoalts of the Globe and Mail,
On the ice, as the marvelous Stanley Cup tournament showed, the league has its house in order. There are some things to be ironed out, such as the delay-of-game penalty for shooting the puck over the glass and the bosses' tendency to micromanage the on-ice officials in big games, but these are minor matters. Off the ice is a different matter. Almost all of the problem markets remain problems. The problems come in two categories, which are usually linked — lack of interest and bad ownership. However, there is one bright spot — the Pittsburgh Penguins — although the franchise is not yet in the clear. Its future in Pittsburgh depends on securing a slots licence, which will finance a new arena.
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