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NHL COO John Collins To Leave League After Nine Influential SeasonsPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 25 / 15
NHL COO John Collins, one of the "key catalysts in spearheading the swelling of NHL revenues" to about $4B per year, is leaving the league "to pursue a new business opportunity," according to Mike Zeisberger of the TORONTO SUN. Collins had been COO since August '08 after joining the l...
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