The One Burning Question Every NHL Fan Wants to Ask Gary Bettman

January 8th, 2013 by Steve Silverman Leave a reply »
The NHL lockout appears to be a thing of the past, with a vote by the NHL's Board of Governors and the NHL players needed to get players in training camp and preparing for the season.

The first regular-season games should be played Jan. 19 (source:

But severe damage has been done by the NHL's third lockout during Gary Bettman's run as commissioner.

Bettman was an unpopular figure long before players were locked out on Sept. 15. However, that lack of support was nothing compared to the way he stands with the public at this point.

We have interpreted the lockout from afar. We have not had any direct contact with the commissioner, who has been on the job for 20 years.

However, we would like to ask Bettman questions.

There is a burning question we would like to ask Bettman, but we would have to get to that question by asking him several others along the way.

Here's how we would start off:

"The NHL locked out its players in 2004-05 and the season was canceled. Why did you lock the players out again so soon? Why did you not sit down with the NHLPA six months before the end of last season?"

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