Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 06/05/06 at 08:48 PM ET
The inaugural season of the "New NHL" is winding to a close, and as great as it was for the league, the future appears to be even brighter. Sounding predominantly optimistic but defensive at times, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman held his annual state of the game news conference prior to Monday's Game Bettman addressed a host of topics, including the overwhelming success the league enjoyed this season and the prospects that hopefully will improve the game in the years to come. "This season was about re-engaging our fans," Bettman said. "The credit goes to our clubs, our players and most importantly, to our fans. Now that we are focused on moving forward, we are also looking into ways that we can do that job even better."continued added 8:26pm, The CP version via TSN... added 8:44pm, Complete transcript of interview can be read in the comments section of this post...
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