Net Crashers

January 3, 2007

Penguins relocating to Kansas City?

Filed under: Ownership, Pittsburgh Penguins — netcrashers @ 12:17 pm

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More here.

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December 22, 2006

Lemieux threatens to move his team…

Filed under: Ownership, Pittsburgh Penguins — netcrashers @ 9:39 am

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MARIO LEMIEUX STATEMENT

Recent developments, including Wednesday’s decision by the PGCB, and the recent termination of the purchase agreement by Jim Balsillie have convinced us that it is time to take control of our own destiny. Accordingly, starting Thursday, the team is off the market, and we will begin to explore relocation options in cities outside Pennsylvania. After seven years of trying to work out a new arena deal exclusively in Pittsburgh, we need to take into consideration the long-term viability of the team and begin discussions with other cities that may be interested in NHL teams.  

As soon as we are no longer restricted by our agreement with Isle of Capri from negotiating an arena deal here, in the next few weeks, we will also begin discussions with local leaders about a viable Pittsburgh arena plan.  

We will have no further comment at this time.

December 21, 2006

The Winnipeg Penguins?

Filed under: Ownership, Pittsburgh Penguins — netcrashers @ 3:54 pm

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Lemieux is fed up and his Penguins may leave their Pittsburgh igloo for good.

More here.

December 20, 2006

Pennsylvania pulls plug on Penguins slot machine hopes

Filed under: Gambling, Ownership, Pittsburgh Penguins — netcrashers @ 1:28 pm

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Rick Tocchet is devastated.

More here.

December 19, 2006

Lemieux not returning Balsillie’s deposit

Filed under: Ownership, Pittsburgh Penguins — netcrashers @ 7:32 am

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Tony Soprano would be proud.

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December 17, 2006

New owner for Penguins?

Filed under: Ownership, Pittsburgh Penguins — netcrashers @ 12:57 pm

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Has a new owner for the Pittsburgh Penguins finally surfaced?

More here.

December 16, 2006

Balsillie walks away from purchasing Penguins

Filed under: Ownership, Pittsburgh Penguins — netcrashers @ 8:00 am

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Mario needs to keep looking for a new owner.

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December 15, 2006

Capitals part-owner dies in helicopter crash

Filed under: Ownership, Washington Capitals — netcrashers @ 11:22 am

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Joshua Freeman dies in a helicopter crash. More here.

Penguins release John LeClair

Filed under: Ownership, Pittsburgh Penguins, Waivers — netcrashers @ 7:32 am

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Time to hang’em up?

More here.

December 8, 2006

Blog Watch – Mike Chen’s Hockey Blog

Filed under: CBA, New Jersey Devils, Ownership, Salaries — netcrashers @ 2:22 pm

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Mike Chen discusses salary cap situation of the New Jersey Devils.

December 6, 2006

Are the Penguins leaving their igloo?

Filed under: Ownership, Pittsburgh Penguins — netcrashers @ 4:08 pm

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Read more here.

December 5, 2006

Canucks have new ownership

Filed under: Gary Bettman, NHL, Ownership, Vancouver Canucks — netcrashers @ 11:26 am

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Just make sure those Harold Snepsts uniforms never make a reappearance.

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December 4, 2006

Clarkie gets upped

Filed under: Ownership, Philadelphia Flyers — netcrashers @ 8:09 pm

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The Snyder family resembles the Wirtz empire more and more everyday.

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Howe discusses his wife’s illness

Filed under: Detroit Red Wings, Injuries, Ownership, Retirement, Salaries — netcrashers @ 2:11 am

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Mr. Hockey reveals the recent health issues troubling the Howe household. Read more here.

Are the Blackhawks still the wirtz?

Filed under: Chicago Blackhawks, Coach, Ownership — netcrashers @ 12:42 am

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Another win by new Blackhawks head coach Denis Savard (currently 3-0) and he might leap frog notable former coaches such as Lorne Molleken and Alpo Suhonen for career wins.

We’re still researching those figures.

Read more here.

December 3, 2006

Blackhawks chop down Blues

Filed under: Chicago Blackhawks, Coach, Ownership — netcrashers @ 1:03 am

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Yes, Wirtz sucks but the Blackhawks are now 3-0 under new head coach Denis Savard.

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