Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Quebecor Eyeing Habs Purchase
From The Montreal Gazette:
Quebec’s largest media organization says it wants to buy the Montreal Canadiens.
News of Quebecor’s interest in the club was confirmed in a column Wednesday morning in the Quebecor-owned Journal de Montréal. The column was written by Dany Doucet, one of an assortment of managers who are putting out the paper ever since it locked out its employees in January.
The newspaper says on its front page that bidding for the club will formally begin Thursday morning. In his column inside the paper, Doucet says that the club has been meeting with certain companies and individuals inside of Quebec over the past two weeks.
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