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11-19-2012, 10:28 PM
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Originally Posted by BobbyJet View Post
I don't know how many times it needs to be said but Bettman is only doing what the owners have instructed him to do... and that is why he has been in that position for this long. The Fehrer on the other hand is leading the players under his own agenda and it is costing them a small fortune this season. One can only hope that today's meeting is not more than another of his PR exercises. If it is, it won't last long.
Bettman has secured a situation where it's very difficult for the NHL to do anything without his agreement. That's not to ignore the (oft ignored) fact that many owners are onside this...but Bettman is more than just a mouth piece.

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