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...Friday."I am not going to discuss the negotiations or the substance of what we're talking about," NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said Thursday on a wind-blown street corner. "I really don't think that would be helpful to the process."We...

...players' association seemed to have been lost Thursday when the sides remained mostly apart.A meeting that Commissioner Gary Bettman said would begin at 10 a.m. EST didn't start until several hours later, and then ended quickly.That one hour...

...face-to-face meeting that the sides hope will lead to an agreement to save the hockey season.NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman suggested to union executive director Donald Fehr this week that the sides take two weeks off from negotiations. The...
Sir Raymond, behold Lord Stanley's Cup

...until he was 27. ''I'll remember coaching Ray Bourque until I close my little eyes.'' When NHL commissioner Gary Bettman handed the cup to Sakic, he defied tradition that the captain skates first with the cup. Instead, he shoved it into...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

...only included a 5 percent salary rollback. ''One aspect of the proposal is very significant,'' NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said. ''That element is a recognition by the union of our economic condition, but it is a one-time element...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

...commitments. ... It's not tactical at all.'' The lockout, now in its 49th day, was imposed by commissioner Gary Bettman after the collective bargaining agreement expired on Sept. 15. Bettman declined comment on the cancellation of the...
NHL, players prepare for long lockout

...economic change. After the long-expected decision was approved unanimously Wednesday by NHL owners, commissioner Gary Bettman repeatedly belittled the union's bargaining position, talked about the possibility the confrontation could extend...


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