NHL Commissioner Bettman signs deal through '22
There are also those three lockouts during his term as commissioner that has left a bad taste in the mouth of fans and is one of the contributing factors to Bettman being booed any time he has to take a microphone in a public setting. The entire 2004 ...
Feel free to dislike him, but Gary Bettman is damn good at his job
The Gateway Online
The fans will boo, roll their eyes, shake their fists, and remember the multiple lockouts endured under his tenure, the questionable southern expansion movement that put hockey franchises in sunbelt cities where they didn't belong, and the awkward ...
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman signs extension through 2022
New York Daily News
Bettman has overseen three NHL lockouts, including a full canceled season (2004-05) and two partially-canceled seasons (1994-95 and 2012-13). Bettman has been the league's head since 1993 when it had 24 teams. There are now 30 franchises and the ...
No, Alex Ovechkin probably isn't going to break Gretzky's goal record
What should have been his rookie season (the 2004-05 season) was cancelled due to a lockout, while he also lost half of the 2012-13 season when he scored 32 goals in only 48 games. Without those stoppages he's probably already closing in on 600.