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NHL starts expansion review; applications due by Aug. 10

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 06 / 29 / 15

Almost 18 years to the day that the NHL last announced it would be expanding, the league took a step toward another round of such growth last week. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Wednesday announced ahead of the NHL Awards in Las Vegas that ...

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