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Balsillie still interested in buying Pens

Updated: December 22, 2006, 9:39 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

PITTSBURGH -- Canadian businessman Jim Balsillie says he continues to be interested in buying the Pittsburgh Penguins, a week after he unexpectedly withdrew his reported bid to buy the team.

Balsillie on Friday shared with The Associated Press a letter he sent to Penguins owner Mario Lemieux.

Balsillie withdrew his bid last Friday after he couldn't agree to terms of the deal with the NHL, which reportedly pushed for contract language that would prevent Balsillie from moving the team ...

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