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GOODENOW SELECTED MOST POWERFUL AND INFLUENTIAL IN CANADA

          The Toronto GLOBE & MAIL listed its fifth-annual "25
     Most Powerful and Influential People in Canadian Sports." 
     In Toronto, James Christie wrote that players are "no longer
     mere gears in a big machine run by the owners.  More and
     more, they are becoming partners" (GLOBE & MAIL, 1/2):

RANK   NAME                   POSITION/ORGANIZATION
1)     Bob Goodenow           Exec Dir, NHLPA
2)     Suzanne Steeves        Senior VP, CTV Sports & Baton/CTV
3)     Larry Walker           OF, Rockies
4)     John McCaw             Chair, Orca Bay Sports  
5)     Gary Bettman           NHL Commissioner
6)     Claude Brochu          President, Expos
7)     Allan Slaight          Owner, Raptors
8)     Don Baizley            Agent
9)     Allan Rock             Canada's Health Minister
10)    Bobby Clarke           GM, Canadian Olympic Hockey
11)    Alan Clark             President, CBC Sports
12)    Shannon Miller         Coach, Can. Women's Olympic Hockey
13)    Ken Dryden             President, Maple Leafs
14)    Carol Anne Letheren    CEO, Canadian Olympic Assoc.
15)    Bob Nicholson          Senior VP, Hockey Canada
16)    Lorie Kane             Professional Golfer
17)    Harley Hotchkiss       Part Owner, Flames/NHL Board 
18)    John Tory              CFL Chair 
19)    Gordon Craig           Founder, TSN; CEO, NetStar
20)    Bob Sauve              Agent
21)    Greg Rusedski          Tennis Pro
22)    Larry Tanenbaum        Minority Partner, Maple Leafs
23)    Jacques Villeneuve     Auto Racer
24)    Tiger Woods            Professional Golfer
25)    Louis Daignault        Journalist

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