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German Hockey Federation Counts On German Hockey League In Fight For Financial Survival

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 30 / 14

Related story: DEB Denies Rumors Of Financial Collapse The financially struggling German Hockey Federation (DEB) "is continuing to hope for the support of the German Hockey League (DEL) in its fight for survival," according to SPORT1. The DEL "is expected to return under the um...

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