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Columnist Examines Gary Bettman's Mixed Legacy Of Financial Growth, Labor Stoppages
Published January 28, 2013
BACK IN THE SWING OF THINGS: The CBC’s Glenn Healy said of the league’s opening week, “Is it fool’s gold to look at some of these league numbers and say, ‘Wow, the league is doing great. Look at the television numbers, eight regions had unbelievable opening weeks.’” Healy: "They’re offering great discounts, you’re giving away Center Ice at a discounted rate.” But The CBC’s Kevin Weekes said NHL COO John Collins “has done a great job growing it in spite of this lockout,” and the NHL “will do a much better job growing revenues with an entire year and also, being in a new fiscal year” (“HNIC,” CBC, 1/26).