76ers Owner Acquires NHL’s New Jersey Devils

New Jersey Devils

Philadelphia 76ers owner Josh Harris just hopped into the hockey game with the recent acquisition of NHL franchise, the New Jersey Devils.

According to the Associated Press, Harris along with a group of investors have paid $320 million to Jeff Vanderbeek for the rights to the Devils, and the lease to the Prudential Center.

The deal was announced Thursday morning (August 15), after the deal was officially signed off.

Harris also announced that Devils general manager and president Lou Lamoriello, who has been the architect of the team’s three titles, will remain with the club.

The Devils has won three Stanley Cups in 1995, 2000 and 2003. They moved to New Jersey in 1982, playing at the Meadowlands after relocating from Colorado.

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