Aug 15 2013, 8:22pm CDT | by Poch de la Rosa
"It is with great pride I stand here today. I want to make the world a better place and I want to help communities. I'm really excited about being a part of Newark and being helpful."
"What I am interested in is absolute success on and off the ice, and having the highest quality people and bringing the fans a great experience and winning."
The exact sales figure was not disclosed to the public with speculations about the sales price mostly off, according to NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. However, reports have it the purchase could be as much as $320 million.
Harris also quickly put the rumors of the Sixers moving to Newark to rest, saying,"The Sixers are staying in Philly."
With new ownership in place, the Devils named Scott O'Neill as CEO who will be responsible for the business side. Former owner Jeff Vanderbeek will assume the role of senior adviser.
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Poch de la Rosa follows all major U.S. sports: NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and the NCAA. His favorite teams are the Colts, Braves, Pacers, Sharks and Irish, respectively.
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