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Boos and bucks: 25 years of NHL commissioner Gary Bettman

Gary Bettman, who replaced league president Gil Stein under the new title of NHL commissioner on Feb. 1, 1993, is celebrating his 25th anniversary at the head of a league he has seen grow from 24 to 31 teams. Here’s a look at key events in the 65-year-old New York native’s reign: Revenue growth When Bettman took over, league-wide revenues ...

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Gary Bettman says Calgary needs new arena for Olympics (but IOC disagrees)

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has reiterated that he doesn’t feel there’s a path forward for a new arena in Calgary anytime soon. Bettman spoke to Hockey Night in Canada’s Ron MacLean at the NHL All-Star game, where he expressed his thoughts on the standoff between the City of Calgary and the Calgary Flames over building a replacement for the Saddledome. “From talking ...

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Seattle mayor meets with NHL's Gary Bettman, is 'thrilled' about expansion team

Seattle has not yet submitted an official application to become the NHL’s next expansion team, but all signs point toward that being inevitable. On Tuesday, the city’s mayor, Jenny Durkan, met with league commissioner Gary Bettman to discuss Seattle’s interest in acquiring a team in the near future. Apparently, that meeting went pretty well, as… CBSSports.com NHL Headlines

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Newcastle Game Expected To Be Gary Megson's Last In Charge Of West Brom

Gary Megson will remain in charge of West Brom when they host Newcastle on Tuesday night and it is expected to be his last game as interim manager. The 58-year-old has been overseeing first team affairs since Tony Pulis was sacked a week ago and he guided West Brom to a creditable 1-1 draw against Tottenham at Wembley on S… ...

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Gary Lineker and Maria Komandnaya to conduct Final Draw

Gary Lineker to conduct the Final Draw for 2018 World Cup England legend to be joined by Russian sports journalist Maria Komandnaya Seven remaining draw assistants, joining Nikita Simonyan, to be revealed soon The Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ in Moscow is now tantalisingly close, and we can reveal who will be on stage to help guide ...

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