Will Mr. Jim Balsillie get approval from a US Bankruptcy judge in Phoenix that would allow him to participate in the September 10th auction for the bankrupt Phoenix Coyotes franchise ? Mr. Jim Balsillie is the Co-CEO of RIM Research in Motion, the maker of the Blackberry and has a dream to move the Phoenix Coyotes to Hamilton, Ontario. This would create the 7th NHL hockey team in Canada and could create some big rivalries between the Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators and a new team in Hamilton if this bid is successful. This battle between the NHL and Mr. Jim Balsillie has gone on for months and the NHL has also offered to purchase the team and keep them in Phoenix, Arizona. Will Canada get a 7th NHL hockey team ? time will tell.
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