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AHL AWARDS NEW FRANCHISES TO BALTIMORE AND LEXINGTON
Published April 12, 1995
The AHL expanded by two teams yesterday, awarding new franchises to Baltimore and Lexington, KY. The Baltimore team is owned by Robert Teck and Alan Gertner of New Jersey and will play at the Baltimore Arena. Lexington has been granted a franchise "subject to the fulfillment of certain conditions that are expected to be met in the coming weeks." Former North Stars Owner and current USA Hockey President Walter Bush will be the principal owner, while other investors include former Bruin coach and current ESPN analyst Mike Milbury and Ron DeGregorio, managing partner of the PenFacs Group. The Lexington team will play at Rupp Arena (Baltimore SUN, 4/12).