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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 24, 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.

Gary Bettman n'aime pas qu'on souille la patinoire

Le Devoir (Abonnement) - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Le message suivant s'adresse tout particulièrement aux partisans des Panthers de la Floride : ceux qui envoient des rats de plastique sur la patinoire provoquent la colère du commissaire de la Ligue nationale de hockey, Gary Bettman. Quelques jours ...

Goalie dilemma has Dallas Stars' Lindy Ruff up late for imaginary conversation with his Magic 8-ball

National Post - ‎1 minute ago‎
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 ...
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Canucks lose even when team isn't playing

24 Hours Vancouver - ‎1 hour ago‎
Here, the NHL made a misstep, passing up a golden opportunity to have commissioner Gary Bettman appear in a rare non-boo situation.

Islanders News: Pulock projection, Bailey skating, Drouin revival, Hedman workhorse

Lighthouse Hockey - ‎9 hours ago‎
... The Wings acquiring Alexander Radulov would be crazy and stuff. [WIIM]; Video: Gary Bettman drawing the lottery, and more "behind the scenes.
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Sens GM exploring all draft possibilities

Ottawa Sun - ‎19 hours ago‎
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 ...
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Vanstone: A visit to Estevan is always a pleasure

Regina Leader-Post - ‎22 hours ago‎
The posters are autographed by guests such as Gary Bettman, Brian Burke, Steve Yzerman, Ken Holland, Weston Dressler, Ray Scapinello and Michael Landsberg.

Inside the NHL draft lottery

Waterloo Record - ‎May 1, 2016‎
A look behind the scenes of the NHL draft lottery reveals a thorough, well-rehearsed process led each and every step of the way by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. Unlike even the 2015 draft lottery from one year earlier, no general managers or team ...
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Madden: NHL prefers testosterone over safety come playoff time - ‎13 hours ago‎
Local hockey fans very much owe NHL commissioner Gary Bettman a debt of gratitude for battling to keep the Penguins in Pittsburgh.

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.

NHL, Bettman rightfully happy with replay, but there's still a key flaw

Sporting News - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
In a meeting with the Associated Press Sports Editors at NHL headquarters on Friday, commissioner Gary Bettman brushed aside concerns to hail the system as accomplishing its goals.
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Rapid City falls to Marquette in Hockeyville final round

Kotatv - ‎18 hours ago‎
The mood deflated instantly when NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced Lakeview Arena as the winner. But some fans remembered their parting gift!
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Donald Trump releases statement on the just so totally rigged Flyers-Capitals series

Broad Street Hockey (blog) - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The refs, who, by the way, I'm hearing were directly contacted by Little Gary Bettman to not let the Flyers win. It's true.
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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 ...

What does the future of sports look like? Commissioners weigh in

Sporting News - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman says his league is monitoring the changes closely but is not in a rush to make a snap decision.