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Meier strikes again?

Update: Wrong blog--I'm a little worn out after the first day back--but let's just say that this is the Tomas Holmstrom rule in action: Via Pro Hockey Talk's James O'Brien, the Minnesota Wild defeated the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 in a shootout on Friday night, but a certain Brad Meier (remember him from the Olympics?) waved off a Keith Ballard goal because, uh...Erik Haula was standing in the approximate vicinity of Eddie Lack:

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune's Michael Russo reports that the Wild were baffled by the call:

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Forbes: Wild’s minority owner dinged for $18 million by SEC

Update: Wrong blog. Oh well.

Ouch. Forbes Michael Ozanian reports that the Minnesota Wild's minority owner ran afoul of the Securities and Exchanges Commission, and as such, he got dinged with a fine larger than Ryan Suter's signing bonus:

Billionaire Philip Falcone will not have to go to the penalty box, but he and his hedge fund, Harbinger Capital Partners, will pay $18 million to settle SEC charges over Falcone’s use of firm money and other accusations, regulators said Monday.

SEC: “Falcone and Harbinger engaged in serious misconduct that harmed investors, and their admissions leave no doubt that they violated the federal securities laws,” said Andrew Ceresney, co-director of the SEC’s enforcement division. “Falcone must now pay a heavy price for his misconduct by surrendering millions of dollars and being barred from the hedge fund industry.”

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