Five things we learned at PrimeTime sports con­fer­ence

IN­DUS­TRY EVENT TOUCHES ON ARENA LI­CENS­ING, FRONT OF­FICE OVER­SIGHT AND PROTEST PRO­TO­COL

National Post (National Edition) - - SPORTS - JOHN MATISZ

Tin Toronto he PrimeTime Sports Man­age­ment Con­fer­ence never dis­ap­points.

Co-chaired by Cal­gary Flames pres­i­dent Brian Burke and Lon­don Knights gov­er­nor Trevor Whif­fen, PrimeTime is a but­ton­down in­dus­try event head­lined by panel dis­cus­sions and key­note in­ter­views with the who’s who in the pro sports busi­ness.

Here are five things we learned while at­tend­ing the lat­est two-day con­fer­ence: Cal­gary Flames pres­i­dent Brian Burke says the team holds stead­fastly to a so-called Do Not Draft list. logo and name to some­thing so iconic to the city of Toronto.

“Half of the pop­u­la­tion of the city would prob­a­bly say, ‘Great idea,’” Doig said, “but the other half of the pop­u­la­tion would say, ‘You dirty bas­tards.’” be a prob­lem for my coach (if he’s drafted) in the sec­ond round, he’s go­ing to be a prob­lem for my coach in the third round. We just don’t draft him. We have a Do Not Draft list.”

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