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LOCAL BIDDER PULLS OUT OF OILERS BIDDING
Published November 7, 1997
Edmonton city developer Robert Proznik announced yesterday that he was "no longer in the running" for the NHL Oilers, according to Jac MacDonald of the EDMONTON JOURNAL. Proznik said that he was withdrawing his former offer for the team and endorsing efforts by the other Edmonton buying group (EDMONTON JOURNAL, 11/7). In Edmonton, columnist Cam Cole, on the Oilers' unsettled ownership situation: "It is time for the National Hockey League to come out of the woodwork and speak plainly. Past time, actually, but better late than never" (EDMONTON JOURNAL, 11/7).