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Published February 24, 1995
Tigers and Red Wings owner MIKE ILITCH has dropped former NHL President JOHN ZIEGLER as a special consultant to the teams. "Insiders say it had nothing to do with the advice he gave Ilitch (bad or otherwise) during the baseball and hockey work stoppages. Instead it was about [Ziegler's] expense accounts. Apparently, they were astronomical and when Ilitch saw them, he cam dangerously close to apoplexy" (William Houston, Toronto GLOBE AND MAIL, 2/24)....ROD LANGWAY is featured in today's N.Y. DAILY NEWS. Langway is learning the hockey business playing for the Richmond Renegades in the ECHL (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 2/24)....St. Paul Saints President MIKE VEECK said he is part of an ownership group considering buying an MLB team, possibly the Twins. Veeck: "Maybe all of my goofy ideas wouldn't work, but I'd like to try" (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 2/24).