Court Refuses To Chuck MSG Suit Against NHL

Law360, New York (October 13, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal district judge has partially shot down a request by the National Hockey League to throw out a competition dispute with Madison Square Garden, ruling that the complaint adequately alleges antitrust injury.

On Friday, U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska handed the NHL a mixed bag, partially granting and partially denying the motion to dismiss or in the alternative, grant summary judgment.

“Resolution of this motion to dismiss requires identifying what portion, if any, of the complaint survives the release entered into by MSG and/or the...
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