Tom Werner Confirms FSG Nearing Deal To Buy Penguins, Enter NHL

The Pittsburgh Penguins are set to join Fenway Sports Group’s family of properties in the near future. FSG chairman Tom Werner revealed to The Boston Globe’s Michael Silverman on Thursday the conglomerate hopes to close a deal to buy the Penguins by Monday. Ongoing discussions between FSG and Penguins co-owners Ron Burkle and Mario Lemieux appear to be nearing a successful conclusion.