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Tripwire32's avatar

Does Gary Bettman deserve to be in the Hockey Hall of Fame? Absolutely. not (fixed)

What a load of $h!t. Gary (A$$) may well have helped fill the full pockets of the nhl, LLC owners, but that has little to do with the actual sport. There’s better argument that little garden gnomes tenure as CEO of the nhl has done more harm to the game than good.


Gary (A$$), ” Hey! Little kid, you know, I’m in the Hockey Hall of Fame.”

Little Jimmy, “Wow!  Really?! What position did you play? Which teams?”

Gary (A$$), “Actually, I’m a business lawyer. I didn’t even know the sport existed until some billionaires asked me to leave my staff position in the NBA to become CEO of their Limit Liability Company. I made them a lot of money.”

Little Jimmy, “Oh. Nevermind mister.”

Posted by Tripwire32 from Kay He Mar Heart on 06/26/18 at 03:03 PM ET

Primis's avatar

I think I agree with Campbell on this.

Bettman has been commissioner since 1993.  That’s 25 years and regardless of how you feel about him, he did indeed oversee some pretty successful expansion into non-traditional markets overall.

However, not while he’s serving.  DId… did we learn nothing from the Gil Stein fiasco?

Posted by Primis on 06/26/18 at 03:37 PM ET

Temo's avatar

The guy who had 3 lockouts on his watch is elected to the HOF? *facepalm*

Posted by Temo from La Capital, Míchígán on 06/26/18 at 03:46 PM ET

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Bettman in the Hall… I think I just retched in my mouth a little. Players have to wait, what, 2-3 years AFTER they retire before they become eligible - why does that not apply to Bettman? Because he’s President-For-Life?

Posted by Moose Moss on 06/26/18 at 04:30 PM ET

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Well Campbell is half right.

Posted by dwgs on 06/27/18 at 08:57 AM ET

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