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Habs for sale?

Paper names Cirque’s Guy Laliberté, RIM’s Jim Balsillie and Mr. Celine Dion, René Angelil as possible would-be buyers


The Montreal Canadiens are up for sale. We learn as much courtesy of La Presse’s absurdly plugged-in columnist Réjean Tremblay, who today confirmed the rumours swirling around the famed (if currently floundering) sports franchise. It seems owner George Gillett is looking to unload the team, along with the Bell Centre and Gillett Entertainment Group. La Presse also speculates would-be owners: Cirque du Soleil honcho Guy Laliberté, Research In Motion’s Jim Balsillie and famous husband René Angelil.


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