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This profile was last updated on 9/24/13  and contains information from public web pages.

Employment History

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But after the 1993 season and ..., 24 Sept 2013 [cached]
But after the 1993 season and with owner Norm Green not able to hammer out a deal for a new arena, he pulled the plug on all that history and relocated the team to Dallas.
Pro Players FoundationJim Lites | Pro Players Foundation, 18 Sept 2013 [cached]
Lites is very familiar with the position having held it twice previously under prior owners Norm Green and Tom Hicks.
The North Stars were sold to ..., 16 June 2011 [cached]
The North Stars were sold to a group of investors that were originally looking to place a team in San Jose, although one of the group's members, Norman Green, would eventually gain control of the team. In the following season, the Minnesota North Stars made it to the Stanley Cup Finals, only to lose to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
1993: Relocation to Dallas
After the 1991 season, the North Stars suffered through poor attendance and profitability. New owner Norm Green explored the possibility of moving the team to Anaheim, however the NHL decided instead to place the expansion Mighty Ducks there in 1992. In their final two seasons in Minnesota, the team adopted a new logo which omitted the "North" from "North Stars," leading many fans to anticipate the team moving.
In 1993, amid further attendance woes and bitter personal controversy, Green obtained permission to move the team to Dallas, Texas. Green was convinced by former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach that Dallas would be a suitable market for an NHL team.
Green, who had run into financial problems stemming from his business ventures outside of hockey, was forced to sell the team to businessman Tom Hicks in December 1995.
First Round Bust: Minnesota 101: A Visitor's Guide, 23 June 2011 [cached]
Minnesota loves this game, and when we lost our North Stars (and, seriously, we are still bitter at former owner Norm Green) a lot of us started cheering for local schools and college teams instead of an NHL team.
In 1993, owner Norman Green ... [cached]
In 1993, owner Norman Green (facing personal scandal and citing financial woes later contradicted) moved the beloved franchise to Dallas where they did win the Stanley Cup in 1999 and still skate as the Dallas Stars.
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