News in Review Les Canadiens: What Was Sold?

News in Review Les Canadiens: What Was Sold?

The most successful team ever in the National Hockey League, the legendary Montreal Canadiens, was sold to a U.S. businessman. This News in Review report examines whether this was a case of another Canadian professional sports team caught in the Americanization of Canadian sport and culture or simply a business deal. Does the sale of the Canadiens, a significant part of Canadian culture for generations, signal another blow to Canadian cultural autonomy and identity? What are the emotional, historical, cultural and economic implications of this news event?

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