Yes, you read that right. Franchises losing money? Bah. Franchises losing fans? Double-bah!
Quotes from the Weekly World News indicate Gary thinks the NHL is BACK. And with a vengence, baby.
“I know there are reports that 11 of our 30 franchises, lost money last year”, said Bettman. “But honestly, we thought that number would be closer to 20, so we take that as a positive”.
Long ridiculed by hockey fanatics, for his lack of marketing and PR prowess, or understanding of the game itself, Gary is now being hailed by some as one of the few sports commissioners who situated his league well for an economic recession.
Clearly, the next logical step is expansion. Here’s the plan: