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Wednesday, December 17, 2003

Drafts and Antitrust: The Sports Business News has an excellent article concerning the possible ramifications of an NHL lock-out on the 2005 player entry draft and its prize, projected #1 overall Sidney Crosby, who has been called the most exciting player to come out of Canada since Mario Lemieux. The article discusses drafts, which would be illegal if not for the antitrust exemption in the United States, and the question of who gets the #1 pick if there is no previous season.


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