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Gary Bettman: Research on concussion-CTE link still evolving

Toronto Sun - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman's reluctance to link hits to the head in hockey with a degenerative brain disease found in several deceased former players has reached Congress.

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman reluctant to link concussions with CTE

YES Network - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman's reluctance to link hits to the head in hockey with a degenerative brain disease found in several deceased former players has reached Congress.

Gary Bettman, in letter to senator, again disputes concussions' link to CTE, NHL

ESPN - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman has once again maintained that there is not enough data yet to draw conclusions about the link between sports-related concussions and long-term brain degeneration.
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Gary Bettman avance que le lien entre les commotions cérébrales et l'ETC est "très récent"

RDS - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
ST. PAUL, Minn. - La réticence du commissaire de la LNH Gary Bettman à reconnaître le lien entre les mises en échec à la tête au hockey et une maladie dégénérative du cerveau retrouvée chez d'ex-hockeyeurs décédés a trouvé écho au Congrès des ...

Bettman: Research on concussion-CTE link 'remains nascent'

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration) - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
FILE - In this June 22, 2016, file photo, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks during a news conference in Las Vegas. Bettman's reluctance to link hits to the head in hockey with a degenerative brain disease found in several deceased former players has ...

Bettman au banc?

Le Journal de Montréal - ‎10 hours ago‎
Il se pourrait fort bien que Gary Bettman soit convoqué au banc des accusés pour répondre aux questions des avocats représentant une centaine d'ex-joueurs de la Ligue nationale. Évidemment, au centre de la poursuite, les conséquences des blessures à ...

The Rouge: Breathe easy, Ottawa

TSN (press release) (registration) - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Pro sports need to be the leader in addressing concussion issues. They need to continue to fund research and look for ways to make the games safer.
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Senator says Bettman, NHL are 'in denial' about concussions, CTE

NBCSports.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
It began with Blumenthal's letter to Bettman and the NHL, dated June 23, which cited the NFL acknowledging a link between football and CTE.
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NHL dismisses neutral arbitrator from Dennis Wideman case

Sportsnet.ca - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
An initial appeal resulted in the suspension being upheld by commissioner Gary Bettman, but Wideman and the NHLPA opted to present the case to a neutral party.
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Attorneys disagree on NHL's role in Predators' legal dispute

The Province - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle heard nearly three hours of arguments Wednesday on a motion that would force David Freeman out of her court and back into arbitration with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman. Freeman, a former team chairman, sued Predators ...

View From The Cheap Seats - Las Vegas team not adding to hockey

Yorkton This Week (press release) - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Gary Bettman's baffling obsession with expanding a cold weather sport into the southern US might be a generally dumb idea, and the lack of fortune or general market interest found in Arizona, Atlanta and Carolina - current leader for NHL team with the ...

Why NHL fired arbitrator from Dennis Wideman case

Yahoo Canada Sports - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
But he no longer will. Oldham confirmed to Sports Business Daily's Liz Mullen that the NHL had dismissed him after he overturned Gary Bettman's ruling on one of the most controversial cases in NHL disciplinary history: Dennis Wideman's 20-game ...

Wednesday's Sports in Brief

The News Tribune - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
PAUL, Minn. (AP) - NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman's reluctance to link hits to the head in hockey with a degenerative brain disease found in several deceased former players has reached Congress.

At a glance

Hanford Sentinel - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
PAUL, Minn. (AP) - NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman's reluctance to link hits to the head in hockey with a degenerative brain disease found in several deceased former players has reached Congress.
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Kreider is part of the best thing going for the Rangers

NBCSports.com - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
It began with Blumenthal's letter to Bettman and the NHL, dated June 23, which cited the NFL acknowledging a link between football and CTE.

Blue Jackets sign three minor-leaguers

Columbus Dispatch - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
The Blue Jackets announced the re-signing of three minor-league players - forwards T.J. Tynan and Alex Broadhurst, and defenseman Scott Harrington - to one-year, two-way contracts.
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Wild, Schroeder settle on two-way deal

NBCSports.com - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
It began with Blumenthal's letter to Bettman and the NHL, dated June 23, which cited the NFL acknowledging a link between football and CTE.

Bednar, Legace Extended; McCarthy Hired

Columbus Dispatch (blog) - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
Jared Bednar, who drew NHL interest this summer after coaching AHL Lake Erie to the Calder Cup in June, has signed a two-year contract extension with the Blue Jackets, sources told The Dispatch.
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