Montreal Canadiens owner George N. Gillett Jr. speaks with the media in January 2001 after buying the team and the Molson Centre for $275 million. Photograph by: John Mahoney, Gazette file photo.
From The Montreal Gazette:
MONTREAL - George Gillett, tears in his eyes, announced Thursday that the sale of the Canadiens to the Molson family is all but finalized, saying his eight years as owner of the historic team were the best of his family's life.
He says his one regret was not to have won a Stanley Cup during his tenure with the Canadiens.
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More News On The Sale of The Montreal Canadians
Gillett finalizes sale of Montreal Canadiens to Molson -- National Post
Habs sale to Molsons nearing competion -- CTV
Canadiens sale all but complete -- CBC
Molson family nears completion of Canadiens deal -- Reuters