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NHL Might Not Have Time to Approve Preds Deal

From John Glennon at The Tennessean,

Even if the city and a mainly local group of investors seeking to buy the Predators agreed on a new arena lease as early as today, it may be too late for the NHL to approve a change of ownership by Wednesday.

That’s when the period of exclusive negotiations between the local group and Predators owner Craig Leipold expires. 

NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said he was “not sure” if the league would have enough time to approve an ownership change by Wednesday.

“But everyone’s primary focus should be getting a deal done there, and then we’ll deal with approval,’’ Daly said.

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Filed in: NHL Teams, Nashville Predators, NHL Talk, NHL Business of Hockey, | KK Hockey | Permalink
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