Quote of the Day

"They would be surprised that I tend to be very family-focused and family-oriented. The people that know me and spend time with me get amused by the image that sometimes is portrayed."
-- NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, on the perception some critics have of him. ("The National," CBC, 9/30)
Tuesday October 1, 2013 Vol. 20 — No. 14 Print This Issue

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  • Cool As Ice

    Bettman said the stability of the new CBA makes being an owner more attractive

    The NHL is "remarkably stable as it enters its first full season since" the '12-13 lockout, as there is "no looming labour stoppage, few ownership worries [and] a TV deal," according to Bruce Arthur of the NATIONAL POST. The last six Stanley Cups have been "captured by big or powerful markets." There "won't be another lockout until 2021 or so," and there are new owners for the Devils, Panthers and Coyotes ( NATIONAL POST, 9/30 ). NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said, "The stability we have now with a long-term bargaining agreement has made owning a team more attractive." The CP's Stephen Whyno reported more than a year "removed from the start of the work stoppage," Bettman "isn’t looking back." He said, "In the course of operat ...

  • Doubting Thomas

    Steve Mills says not to expect Isiah to follow him to Knicks.

  • Not So Fast, My Friend

    Astros to fight efforts to push CSN Houston into Chapter 11.

  • The Eyes Of Texas

    Univ. of Texas AD DeLoss Dodds is retiring after 32 years in Austin.

  • Account Management

    Mets ownership will attempt to refinance $250M in bank debt.

  • Mapping The Future

    The NHL's new division set-up has teams like the Wild, Jackets expecting to reap benefits.

  • In The Starting Lineup

    NBC Sports Group is polishing off its full NHL sponsor lineup for more than 100 scheduled broadcasts.

  • Chain Of Command

    Flames GM discusses how a crowded front office will work.

  • Swinging A Hot Bat

    TBS begins MLB Playoffs with 80% of ad inventory sold.

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