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MLSE Looking to Expand

From Canwest News via the Leader Post,

Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment might be zeroing in on a third-tier British soccer side as the Toronto-based sports conglomerate looks to expand internationally.

The owners of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs, NBA’s Toronto Raptors, Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC and the American Hockey League’s Toronto Marlies are in talks about purchasing Leeds United, according to a report in the Sunday Mirror, a British newspaper. The newspaper cited unnamed sources close to MLSE.

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*The original report can be read in the UK paper, Sunday Mirror.

Filed in: NHL Teams, Toronto Maple Leafs, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: football, leeds+united, mlse, soccer

Hockey in the Shredder

Most press releases sent out by the NHL’s hockey teams are simple and dry updates, as you’d expect—but the minor leagues come up with some rather creative promotions sometimes.

The University of Michigan’s new football coach Rich Rodriguez has become enemy #1 in Wheeling, W.Va., and so The Wheeling Nailers (the “AA” affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers) decided to take advantage of the hard feelings.

Below is the full text of the team’s official press release from a couple days ago:

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Filed in: Hockey Related Stories, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: football, hockey, rich+rodriguez, u+of+m, wheeling+nailers

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