South Shore issue statement to clarify recent announcement

The following statement was released Saturday by the South Shore Lumberjacks:

The South Shore Lumberjacks would like to clarify the announcement made yesterday. There has been a deal struck to purchase the team from Larry Creaser by a new Local Ownership group. The deal in principle is completed with Mr. Creaser and the next step is the final approval from the League and Board of Governors. The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) will announce its decision to the interested parties as soon as all of the required details are presented and the Board of Governors is able to vote on the transfer of ownership.