Red Sox owner John Henry is reportedly looking to get into the NHL — but not in Boston.
The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that Henry’s Fenway Sports Group is in talks to buy the Pittsburgh Penguins, with a deal potentially set by Thursday. The Penguins were valued at $650 million in 2020, according to Forbes magazine.
A source close to the deal confirmed the negotiations, adding there would be continuity of leadership with Mario Lemieux retaining an ownership stake and the team’s senior leadership remaining intact.
Besides the Red Sox, Fenway Sports Group also owns the Liverpool soccer team and Rausch Fenway Racing.
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