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Simply put, it's all about the Leafs, and despite their persistent refusal to discuss any aspects...

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Simply put, it's all about the Leafs, and despite their persistent refusal to discuss any aspects of this matter, a source tells SI.com the Leafs are one thousand percent against having another team in what they perceive as their marketplace. They are so against it that the source says they have informally notified the NHL they intend to sue should Balsillie prevail in his attempt to bring a team to Southern Ontario. They are also prepared to sue all 28 other franchises should they travel into Toronto's marketplace to play Balsillie's team.

Jim Kelley assures us that MLSE is holding the heavy artillery in reserve. Like Dolan and the Rangers they are set to take on the world.
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