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Tuesday afternoon notes: Down Goes Jimmy Balls

The former would-be owner of the Nashville Predators, who schemed to relocate the team to Canada, appears to be on his way out as chairman of Research In Motion.

Balsillie deposition revisits his "Hamilton Predators" gambit

A deposition from Jim Balsillie was recently filed which outlines his involvement in the failed purchases of both the Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators. It makes a fitting followup to the statements by former Preds owner Craig Leipold prior the Board of Governors' rejection of Balsillie's ownership application earlier this summer.

How the "Hamilton Coyotes" would impact NHL travel

Jim Balsillie plans to relocate the Coyotes to Hamilton immediately if he wins control of the team in bankruptcy court. How might that impact the travel burden on other NHL teams?

Craig Leipold unloads on Balsillie and Rodier, alleges attempts to undermine the Nashville Predators

In a statement filed as part of the Phoenix Coyotes bankruptcy, former Nashville Predators owner Craig Leipold alleges attempts by Jim Balsillie's legal representative to undermine the team as far back as 2005.

NHL's Board of Governors rejects Balsillie, approves Reinsdorf for Coyotes bids

This afternoon the NHL Board of Governors unanimously approved the bid for the Phoenix Coyotes by Jerry Reinsdorf, while unanimously rejecting the application by Jim Balsillie.

Thursday notes: "Make It Seven" turns to email spam, becoming "Act Like You're Seven"

As the hockey world settles in to hand out the yearly awards Vegas style, much is going on elsewhere. Key players need to be resigned, the draft approaches, and Jim Balsillie has a new tactic up his sleeve in his attempt to swashbuckle an NHL team off to his lair in Hamilton.

Analysis: Court denies quick sale of Phoenix Coyotes, but Balsillie's battle will rage on

Jim Balsillie's hopes for a quick sale and relocation of the Phoenix Coyotes was denied by a court ruling today. His fight to acquire the team, however, is unlikely to be over.

Morning links: probing Balsillie, dealing Heatley, and planning for the draft

Is the NHL digging too deeply into Jim Balsillie's past? What will it take to grant Dany Heatley's trade request? All that and more...

Jim Balsillie declares "Make It Seven" day

While the court battle over the Phoenix Coyotes continues, Jim Balsillie ramps up the PR campaign in Canada another notch with "Make It Seven Day".

Ice fishing in June? It's cooler than golf

Forget the notion of hockey players hitting the golf course once their season is over.

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