Q&A With Blackhawks Chair Rocky Wirtz Angels, Red Sox Eliminate Pension Plans AHL OKC Barons To Cease Operations MLB Franchise Notes Cavs Happy With Ticket Lottery Process Rams' Move To L.A. Unlikely For '15 Drake Continues Working On Raptors' Rebrand 49ers Cut McDonald Following Assault Probe Stars' Gaglardi Purchases Team's AHL Affiliate Franchise Notes
Published February 27, 1998
HOCKEY: The HOCKEY NEWS named the IHL Chicago Wolves' logo as the No. 1 logo in minor league pro hockey. Rounding out the top five: No. 2, AHL Albany River Rats; No. 3, IHL Manitoba Moose; No. 4, AHL Rochester Americans; and No. 5, ECHL Johnstown Chiefs (HOCKEY NEWS, 2/27 issue). NOTES: After missing two deadlines, Marlins President Don Smiley informed Owner Wayne Huizenga that he expects to meet the $150M asking price for the team. Smiley "confirmed Huizenga is under the impression the deal will get done" (MIAMI HERALD, 2/27)....The Brewers are on pace to surpass a club record for season-tickets sales, set in the '93 season with 8,994. Brewers VP/Ticket Sales Bob Voight said that the club's move to the NL "has been a much-needed shot in the arm" (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL-SENTINEL, 2/26).