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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael Hiltzik writes the daily blog “The Economy Hub.” His business column appears every ...

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Did a rich sports team owner jump the line for a liver transplant?

Did a rich sports team owner jump the line for a liver transplant?

May 27, 2015

Eugene Melnyk isn't well-known in the United States. But he's a household name in Canada, where he has been the owner of the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League since 2003. Since earlier this month, he has also been at the center of a remarkable and much-debated medical and ethical saga.