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Gary Bettman wants Panthers fans to stop throwing rubber rats

CTV News - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
NEW YORK -- Attention, Florida Panthers fans: Throwing those toy rats on the ice during a game means drawing the ire of NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman. Days after fans in Philadelphia threw light-up wristbands onto the ice during a Flyers playoff loss, ...
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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman says Pat Foley 'didn't have his facts straight' on late starts rant

Second City Hockey - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman addressed Chicago Blackhawks TV play-by-play announcer Pat Foley's late start rant during a Friday session at the Associated Press Sports Editors commissioner meetings.

Bettman talks expansion, more at APSE meeting

Sports Illustrated - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
NEW YORK - NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman sat down at the center of a long conference table on Friday afternoon at the NHL's offices, partaking in an-hour long conversation with journalists as part of the Associated Press Sports Editors' annual ...
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Gary Bettman's tale of getting Ed Snider treatment after Flyers L

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia (blog) - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Something truly special happened in Philadelphia on Thursday afternoon: NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman was greeted with cheers rather than boos.
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Bettman talks lottery, Canadian teams, parity - ‎May 1, 2016‎
The NHL Draft Lottery, which awarded the Toronto Maple Leafs the first pick in the 2016 NHL Draft, was a success according to Gary Bettman. The NHL commissioner spoke with Gene Principe in Dallas on Sunday and made sure to note that the league was ...
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NHL participation in Olympic Games reportedly in doubt

Yahoo News - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
The NHL's participation in future Games has been uncertain for some time, with commissioner Gary Bettman saying during the Sochi Olympics in 2014 that more negotiations were needed to decide if the league's stars would take part in 2018.
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NHL to Seattle unlikely as council votes against arena plan - ‎2 hours ago‎
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman discusses some guidelines to the expansion process that came out of the GM meetings in Florida, including rules to make possible new teams immediately more competitive than past expansion teams.

Gary Bettman tient le même discours sur l'expansion

RDS - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Pour Québec, Bettman a affirmé que le dollar canadien sera évalué dans l'équation, mais il ne sait pas quel impact cela aura sur la décision de la LNH. Bettman a de plus réitéré que Seattle n'est pas dans les plans immédiats, même si un projet d'aréna ...
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IIHF president says odds are against having NHL players at next Olympics

Toronto Star - ‎19 hours ago‎
The NHL did not immediately respond to a request for comment Tuesday, but commissioner Gary Bettman has made it clear costs are a key factor.
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Watch Jose Bautista's bat flip – and every other baseball moment from 2015 – with new MLB app - ‎3 hours ago‎
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred jointly announced the six-year agreement that will see a fan experience by creating a fully integrated global hub of digital content featuring video, live game streaming, social media, ...
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Fasel says NHL only 40 percent likely to join Olympics

Today's Slapshot - ‎4 hours ago‎
Negotiations between the IIHF and NHL over Olympic participation are nothing new, with an agreement reached on the 2014 games in Sochi just seven months before the event.
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Five events to watch at Doha Diamond League season opener - ‎1 hour ago‎
The NHL did not immediately respond to a request for comment Tuesday, but Commissioner Gary Bettman has made it clear costs are a key factor.
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Goalie dilemma has Dallas Stars' Lindy Ruff up late for imaginary conversation with his Magic 8-ball

National Post - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Chicago Blackhawks play-by-play man Pat Foley got his knuckles verbally rapped by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman in the opening round of playoffs for daring to ask on the air why the league would schedule three St. Louis-Chicago games to start at 8:42 ...

Starkey: Lots of blame for Pens-Caps debauchery

Tribune-Review - ‎15 hours ago‎
Gary Bettman and his cronies are more interested in protecting a linesman than star players. Or any players. How sad that a three-game suspension of Orpik was viewed as draconian.

Sudbury letter: Taxpayers shouldn't pay for arenas

The Sudbury Star - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Taxpayers in Calgary must be fuming and seeing red these days. Here was Gary Bettman in his usual arrogant style addressing the local Chamber of Commerce on the need for a new sports complex to replace the old Saddledome.

Penalty should have been called

Toronto Star - ‎May 2, 2016‎
The non-call was so disgusting I did not even bother to watch the overtime period. In my view the integrity of the game is badly damaged by the type of officiating that was on display in that Game 6 tilt.
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Canucks lose even when team isn't playing

24 Hours Vancouver - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Here, the NHL made a misstep, passing up a golden opportunity to have commissioner Gary Bettman appear in a rare non-boo situation.

Sports Report: Minnesota State Universities Ban Athletic Team Travel To North Carolina

WAMC - ‎7 hours ago‎
... of money to cover player insurance and travel. The International Olympic Committee has canceled its contribution to player travel and insurance costs, leaving a $10 million shortfall.
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BenFred: Blues dive deep, Bettman praises STL and other Game 7 leftovers - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman joined the Fox Sports Midwest crew during the game to heap some hype on the 2017 NHL Winter Classic between the Blues and Blackhawks at Busch Stadium, and he kind of made a swipe at the Los Angeles Rams during ...
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Sens GM exploring all draft possibilities

Ottawa Citizen - ‎May 1, 2016‎
The Senators scouting staff will meet in Ottawa on May 9 to map out their lists and from there they'll have a pretty good idea who the candidates are for selection once commissioner Gary Bettman calls their name. “It's a really good draft,” said Dorion ...