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Leafs withhold vote for Rogers/NHL deal: Star

Media | 12/12/2013 8:35 pm EST

The Toronto Maple Leafs franchise was the one National Hockey League club not to vote in favour of the 12-year, $5.2-billion broadcast and digital-rights agreement between the league and Rogers Communications Inc., the Toronto Star reported. The article said that during an NHL board of governors meeting this week, the Leafs — represented by Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MLSE) chairman Larry Tanenbaum and CEO Tim Leiweke — abstained from voting on the agreement, which gives Rogers exclusive rights for the broadcast of NHL games nationally in Canada for more than a decade,...