Vancouver businessman Tom Gagliardi--whose family owns the Denny's restaurants, Sandman Hotels, and the Kamloops Blazers hockey team--is buying the Stars for $50 million and assuming $100 million in debt. The Stars moved from Minnesota in 1993. The team entered bankruptcy protection two months ago.
Gophers top Cornell for spot in national championship game
Minnesota is playing in the title game for the 10th time since 2000.