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BALTIMORE AHL ANNOUNCES AFFILIATION WITH DISNEY
Published May 16, 1995
Alan Gertner and Robert Teck, the principal investors in a new Baltimore AHL franchise, announced yesterday that an affiliation agreement has been signed with Disney Sports Enterprises, Inc., parent company of the NHL's Mighty Ducks. Disney is currently developing the AHL team's name and colors, which are expected to be announced within the next 45 days. AHL President Dave Andrews: "The [AHL] is excited to have the Disney organization and the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim as part of our family" (AHL). According to Disney Sports Enterprises President Tony Tavares, the affiliation agreement is for five years, two years longer than the most common operating agreements in the minor leagues (Sandra McKee, Baltimore SUN, 5/16).