Vail’s Gillett looks to sell NHL’s Canadiens
Vail, CO Colorado
VAIL, Colorado “-Montreal Canadiens majority owner George Gillett Jr., of Vail, Colorado, has 10 potential buyers who have signed confidentiality agreements to get a look at the franchise books, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported Tuesday evening.
Gillett, a Coloradan who owned both Vail and Beaver Creek ski resorts in the 1980s, now owns Grand Targhee Resort in Wyoming. In 1999, Ski magazine voted Gillett one of the 100 most influential skiers of all time, and he is a member of the Colorado Ski and Snow Hall of Fame.
Along with the Canadiens, Gillett owns Richard Petty Motorsports and the Liverpool soccer club in England.