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The Cats are out of the bag


The WHL Board of Governors has scheduled a special meeting for Wednesday, April 30th in Calgary to review applications to transfer the ownership of the Prince George Cougars and Regina Pats franchises.

The League confirmed in a news release that Cougars owner Rick Brodsky has entered into an agreement with Greg Pocock of EDGEPRO Sports & Entertainment Ltd., to purchase the WHL team. Pocock heads a group consisting of local Prince George businessmen and former WHL players.

Meanwhile, the ownership of the Regina Pats franchise, Russ and Diane Parker, have agreed to sell their franchise to a group of Regina businessmen headed by Anthony Marquart.

Both franchise purchases are subject to the approval of the WHL Board of Governors. In order for the transfers of ownership to be approved, a two-thirds majority vote is required from the Board of Governors.

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