Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Denies Sales Chatter Over Leafs

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan says that they aren’t trying to sell their majority stake in the Toronto Maple Leafs organization. We covered a report that said the Leafs organization and other components of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment were going to be sold to Rogers, Canada’s massive telecom company. It looks like denial isContinue reading “Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Denies Sales Chatter Over Leafs”

Rogers to Buy Leafs?

Word around the campfire today is that telecom giant Rogers is looking to buy the Toronto Maple Leafs. Should the deal go down, it would be the biggest transaction in Canadian sports history. The deal would conceivably be worth more than $1 billion and would also include the NBA’s Toronto Raptors, Toronto FC of MajorContinue reading “Rogers to Buy Leafs?”

Bruins Name Neely as President

The Boston Bruins have officially named the legendary Cam Neely as their team president. Neely has long had problems dealing with the way his storied career came to its all-too-soon conclusion. Once he came around to the reality, he was able to move forward and began to focus on a new way to remain inContinue reading “Bruins Name Neely as President”

Ice Edge Holdings Gets Glendale Approval

Tuesday night saw the Glendale City Council unanimously vote to approve a memorandum of understanding from Ice Edge Holdings stating their intention to purchase the Phoenix Coyotes with the intention of keeping the team in the NHL at the Jobing.com Arena. This means that Ice Edge Holdings will have negotiation rights for a brand newContinue reading “Ice Edge Holdings Gets Glendale Approval”

Yzerman Introduced as New Tampa GM

After some 27 years with the Detroit Red Wings franchise, Steve Yzerman is heading down ol’ Florida way. Announced Tuesday as the new general manager of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Yzerman becomes the team’s sixth GM and their third in just two years. He’ll certainly have his work cut out for him with the LightningContinue reading “Yzerman Introduced as New Tampa GM”