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Nordiques sold to Denver

Canada is a hockey nation, but has had a heck of a time preventing its hockey franchises from going south. From the (then) defunct Winnipeg Jets and Quebec Nordiques to financial messes in Edmonton and Ottawa, the CBC has followed the ups and downs of Canada's small-market NHL teams as they forever skate on thin ice.

A $50-million provincial bailout is refused, and the Quebec Nordiques are no more.
Medium: Television
Program: Prime Time News
Broadcast Date: May 25, 1995
Guest(s): Marcel Aubut, Jean L'Allier, Jacques Parizeau
Host: Peter Mansbridge
Reporter: Mark Kelley
Duration: 2:20
Hockey footage: National Hockey League

Last updated: April 16, 2013

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