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01-06-2013, 06:58 AM
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Hammer79
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Originally Posted by petrishriekandgo View Post
I think the Bettman era is over... if the game needs to be rebuilt from a fan/sponsor standpoint then you can't seriously do that with the same guy running the ship who has directed it onto the rocks. New leadership, new vision, new direction is needed and getting rid of Bettman would be a significant if not symbolic move towards that end.
I agree. Also, replacing him with Daly would be window dressing. Both need to go for the good of the league. Hey, that NBA commish job is opening up next year, that's perfect for Bettman.

Bettman lost the faith of the sponsors, and he may have also lost the loyalty of several of the owners.

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