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August 16, 1988 | JERRY CROWE
Owner Bruce McNall of the Kings, who sent center Jimmy Carson to the Edmonton Oilers last week as part of the Wayne Gretzky trade, said Monday that he offered the Oilers an additional $5 million to leave Carson out of the deal. "He said, 'Absolutely not,' " McNall said of Oiler owner Peter Pocklington. "He said, 'I'm not going to do this for money alone. If we don't get Carson, we don't want any part of the deal.'
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September 24, 1997 | HELENE ELLIOTT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Showcasing its players in the Olympics was the obvious solution to two of the NHL's biggest problems. Performing on the global stage, NHL stars would be seen by vast audiences, boosting the league's profile. The wider exposure, in turn, might generate revenue to help pay the ever-rising player salaries. NHL executives wanted to do it. Needed to do it.
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September 24, 1997 | HELENE ELLIOTT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Showcasing its players in the Olympics was the obvious solution to two of the NHL's biggest problems. Performing on the global stage, NHL stars would be seen by vast audiences, boosting the league's profile. The wider exposure, in turn, might generate revenue to help pay the ever-rising player salaries. NHL executives wanted to do it. Needed to do it.
SPORTS
August 16, 1988 | JERRY CROWE
Owner Bruce McNall of the Kings, who sent center Jimmy Carson to the Edmonton Oilers last week as part of the Wayne Gretzky trade, said Monday that he offered the Oilers an additional $5 million to leave Carson out of the deal. "He said, 'Absolutely not,' " McNall said of Oiler owner Peter Pocklington. "He said, 'I'm not going to do this for money alone. If we don't get Carson, we don't want any part of the deal.'
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