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A Closer Look at the Billionaire Who Wants to Buy the Phoenix Coyotes

Published by on May 15, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

"We're the source of the game, the players, the money, and I think we should have a seventh team. I don't quit and I don't get scared. I love the NHL, I love hockey and I believe this is part of our soul as Canadians and we don't feel we have enough stake in our own soul.  And it's what I want to do." -- Jim Balsillie

It's time for a closer look at Jim Balsillie, the BlackBerry billionaire who wants to buy the Phoenix Coyotes for Canada.

Some news sources characterize Balsillie as the co-CEO of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion who has twice tried to buy an NHL team (Pittsburgh and Nashville) and move it to southern Ontario.

Balsillie very recently tried to set the record straight about that and other...

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