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October 14, 1965


• After months of contention, the group led by Bing Crosby and Barry Van Gerbig reported they had “reached a verbal understanding” with the management of the Western Hockey League’s San Francisco Seals to merge their efforts to get an NHL expansion team

• NHL president Clarence Campbell said a major hurdle to granting the Seals an NHL franchise was the possibility that the league would have to compensate the WHL financially

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