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Mario Lemieux continues part of Penguins’ ownership group following the deal of the team

Key takeaways: 

  • Judgment in favour of buying by owners of MLB’s Red Sox anticipated by year’s end.
  • Mario Lemieux will maintain his ownership post in the NHL’s Penguins following the deal of the team, while CEO David Morehouse, GM Ron Hextall, president of hockey works Brian Burke and head coach Mike Sullivan will also continue in their contemporary positions. 

Mario Lemieux will remain at his position in the deal: 

Fenway Sports Group has entered a deal with the Pittsburgh Penguins that would give the conglomerate managing interest in one of the NHL’s marquee permits.

The Penguins declared Monday that the two teams have come to terms on a contract, which would require to be supported by the NHL’s Board of Governors. A ruling is anticipated by the end of the year.

Financial details were not issued. Sportico prized the Penguins at $845 million US last month.

As a portion of the agreement, Penguins Hall of Famer Mario Lemieux and co-owner Ron Burkle will continue as a part of the franchise’s ownership group.

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There will be no urgent changes to Pittsburgh’s management arrangement. 

CEO David Morehouse, general manager Ron Hextall, president of hockey works Brian Burke and head coach Mike Sullivan will all continue in their contemporary positions.

“The Pittsburgh Penguins are a premier National Hockey League franchise with a very strong organization, a terrific history and a vibrant, passionate fan base,” FSG chairman Tom Werner told in a statement. “We will work diligently to continue building on the extraordinary Penguins’ tradition of championships and exciting play.” Source – cbc.ca

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