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Staples examines nepotism in the NHL

From Dave Staples of the Edmonton Journal:

Ever dream of being an NHL executive?

The Sports Business Journal has an interesting story on how team presidents, such as the Oil’s Patrick LaForge, made it to the top.

In the NHL, moreso than any other pro league, it helps to have a family tie to the team owner to get the top job.

Read the entire article here.

This article is long but worth the read.