Gary Bettman

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Gary Bettman souligné : “Nous avons organisé plus de 30 rencontres en plein air et c’est météo la plus difficile que nous ayons connue” External link

huffingtonpost-fr-fr Monday, February 22, 2021 5:28:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The cloud cover is everywhere but where the sun is, it’s doing a number on the ice,” External link

forbes Sunday, February 21, 2021 8:20:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “We’ve done over 30 outdoor games,” External link

clickondetroit Sunday, February 21, 2021 5:54:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “We’ve done over 30 outdoor games,” External link

seattlepi Sunday, February 21, 2021 1:02:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “We’ve done over 30 (outdoor) games and we’ve never had a problem quite like this,” External link

click2houston Sunday, February 21, 2021 10:33:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “We’ve done over 30 outdoor games,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, February 21, 2021 9:16:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We’ve done over 30 (outdoor) games and we’ve never had a problem quite like this,” “We’ve played in some rain, we’ve played in snow, but sunshine has always been our enemy” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 4:21:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “This game was really taking the game out to its roots in terms of the surroundings,” “Obviously we tried to do something different in an unusual time, try and give our fans something special. The players were excited about it. … We’re going to continue to do this, but we always knew and we’ll know going forward that when you play outside and ice is important, the weather conditions can affect whether or not we can play the game. We’ve been lucky to this point and I think we’re all disappointed but the teams have been great. … And we move on. You can’t have success if you don’t risk failure” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 4:21:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “We’ve done over 30 outdoor games,” External link

seattlepi Sunday, February 21, 2021 4:14:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “We’ve done over 30 outdoor games,” External link

suntimes Sunday, February 21, 2021 3:18:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We’ve done over 30 (outdoor) games and we’ve never had a problem quite like this,” “We’ve played in some rain, we’ve played in snow, but sunshine has always been our enemy” External link

suntimes Sunday, February 21, 2021 3:18:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “This game was really taking the game out to its roots in terms of the surroundings,” “Obviously we tried to do something different in an unusual time, try and give our fans something special. The players were excited about it. … We’re going to continue to do this, but we always knew and we’ll know going forward that when you play outside and ice is important, the weather conditions can affect whether or not we can play the game. We’ve been lucky to this point and I think we’re all disappointed but the teams have been great. … And we move on. You can’t have success if you don’t risk failure” External link

suntimes Sunday, February 21, 2021 3:18:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We've done over 30 (outdoor) games, and we've never had a problem quite like this," External link

usaToday Sunday, February 21, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "It's a beautiful day, but if you look up the cloud cover is everywhere but where the sun is," External link

usaToday Sunday, February 21, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We've done more than 30 outdoor games. This has been the most difficult weather circumstance we've had and it's a beautiful day," "We knew unabated sunshine was a problem" External link

yahoo-au Sunday, February 21, 2021 2:20:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “We’ve done over 30 outdoor games,” External link

gazette Sunday, February 21, 2021 2:06:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “We concluded after consulting with our ice makers and both teams that we didn’t think it was safe or appropriate to continue this game at this time,” External link

kiro7 Sunday, February 21, 2021 1:53:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We've done over 30 (outdoor) games and we never had a problem quite like this,” “We played in rain, we played in snow. Sunshine has always been our enemy. We've postponed and delayed games because of sun glare” External link

kiro7 Sunday, February 21, 2021 1:53:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We've done more than 30 outdoor games. This has been the most difficult weather circumstance we've had and it's a beautiful day," "We knew unabated sunshine was a problem" External link

afp-en Sunday, February 21, 2021 1:49:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Our priority has been and will continue to be to act conservatively with an abundance of caution, understanding that there are many things about the transmission of COVID-19 that are still being discovered,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, February 5, 2021 10:25:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “With about 20 percent of our season played, we are mindful of the fact that we might be seeing a more aggressive transmission of the virus and will continue to make adjustments to our Protocols as we consult on a daily basis with, and adhere to, the recommendations of our medical advisors,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, February 5, 2021 10:25:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "With about 20 percent of our season played," External link

wsau Friday, February 5, 2021 7:49:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “With about 20% of our season played, we are mindful of the fact that we might be seeing a more aggressive transmission of the virus and will continue to make adjustments to our protocols as we consult on a daily basis with, and adhere to, the recommendations of our medical advisors,” External link

gazette Friday, February 5, 2021 7:17:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It is important to note that, while we have seen almost 100 players enter our COVID Protocols, fewer than half have done so because of confirmed positive tests -- and, among that group, many have not been symptomatic. Our priority has been and will continue to be to act conservatively with an abundance of caution, understanding that there are many things about the transmission of COVID-19 that are still being discovered” External link

seattlepi Friday, February 5, 2021 6:31:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It is important to note that, while we have seen almost 100 players enter our COVID Protocols, fewer than half have done so because of confirmed positive tests -- and, among that group, many have not been symptomatic. Our priority has been and will continue to be to act conservatively with an abundance of caution, understanding that there are many things about the transmission of COVID-19 that are still being discovered” External link

kiro7 Friday, February 5, 2021 5:54:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “With about 20 percent of our season played, we are mindful of the fact that we might be seeing a more aggressive transmission of the virus and will continue to make adjustments to our protocols as we consult on a daily basis with, and adhere to, the recommendations of our medical advisors,” External link

gazette Friday, February 5, 2021 5:40:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It is important to note that, while we have seen almost 100 players enter our COVID Protocols, fewer than half have done so because of confirmed positive tests -- and, among that group, many have not been symptomatic. Our priority has been and will continue to be to act conservatively with an abundance of caution, understanding that there are many things about the transmission of COVID-19 that are still being discovered” External link

gazette Friday, February 5, 2021 3:29:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It is important to note that, while we have seen almost 100 players enter our COVID Protocols, fewer than half have done so because of confirmed positive tests -- and, among that group, many have not been symptomatic. Our priority has been and will continue to be to act conservatively with an abundance of caution, understanding that there are many things about the transmission of COVID-19 that are still being discovered” External link

kiro7 Friday, February 5, 2021 3:23:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It is important to note that, while we have seen almost 100 players enter our COVID Protocols, fewer than half have done so because of confirmed positive tests -- and, among that group, many have not been symptomatic. Our priority has been and will continue to be to act conservatively with an abundance of caution, understanding that there are many things about the transmission of COVID-19 that are still being discovered” External link

seattlepi Friday, February 5, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It is important to note that, while we have seen almost 100 players enter our COVID Protocols, fewer than half have done so because of confirmed positive tests -- and, among that group, many have not been symptomatic. Our priority has been and will continue to be to act conservatively with an abundance of caution, understanding that there are many things about the transmission of COVID-19 that are still being discovered” External link

eagletribune Friday, February 5, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It is important to note that, while we have seen almost 100 players enter our COVID Protocols, fewer than half have done so because of confirmed positive tests -- and, among that group, many have not been symptomatic. Our priority has been and will continue to be to act conservatively with an abundance of caution, understanding that there are many things about the transmission of COVID-19 that are still being discovered” External link

seattlepi Friday, February 5, 2021 2:41:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It is important to note that, while we have seen almost 100 players enter our COVID Protocols, fewer than half have done so because of confirmed positive tests -- and, among that group, many have not been symptomatic. Our priority has been and will continue to be to act conservatively with an abundance of caution, understanding that there are many things about the transmission of COVID-19 that are still being discovered” External link

kiro7 Friday, February 5, 2021 2:33:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about George Armstrong ) : “The National Hockey League family is saddened to learn of the passing of George Armstrong,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, January 27, 2021 2:44:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about George Armstrong ) : "The National Hockey League family is saddened to learn of the passing of George Armstrong," External link

foxnews Monday, January 25, 2021 12:54:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about George Armstrong ) : “The National Hockey League family is saddened to learn of the passing of George Armstrong,” External link

seattlepi Monday, January 25, 2021 12:33:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about George Armstrong ) : “The National Hockey League family is saddened to learn of the passing of George Armstrong,” External link

eagletribune Monday, January 25, 2021 12:29:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Our game will miss him dearly," External link

afp-en Monday, January 25, 2021 12:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about George Armstrong ) : "The National Hockey League family is saddened to learn of the passing of George Armstrong," External link

ctvnews Sunday, January 24, 2021 10:16:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “In order for us to get through the season, we understand that there is an element of risk that covid-19 may impact one or more games,” “We also understand, as we have throughout, that in order to accomplish our goal, we’re going to need to be flexible and agile in how we deal with whatever we’re confronted with, and we are again prepared to do that” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:39:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “In order for us to get through the season, we understand that there is an element of risk that Covid-19 may impact one or more games,” “We also understand, as we have throughout, that in order to accomplish our goal, we're going to need to be flexible and agile in how we deal with whatever we're confronted with, and we are again prepared to do that” External link

forbes Wednesday, January 20, 2021 7:14:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Let me make something really clear: We're playing this season because we think it's important for the game, because our fans and our players want us to, and it may give people, particularly those who are back in isolation or where there are curfews, a sense of normalcy and something to do," External link

chinadaily Monday, January 18, 2021 5:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "To the extent that there are advertiser and sponsor arrangements and relationships, it enables our clubs to retain monies that they might otherwise have to refund either because the season is shortened or because there are no fans in the building," External link

chinadaily Monday, January 18, 2021 5:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It would be cheaper for us to shut the doors and not play,” “We’re going to lose more money at the club level and at the league level by playing than by not playing” External link

cknw Thursday, January 14, 2021 9:03:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Don Fehr ) : “I believe our players made an incredible sacrifice over the summer and into the fall, being away from family and friends in some cases more than two months,” “I repeatedly said to (NHLPA executive director) Don Fehr that I’m not going to even ask you to do that (again) because it wouldn’t be right and there’s no expectation that you could expect all of our players and supporting personnel to do that. So that was the starting point, and frankly the ending point” External link

citynews-ca Wednesday, January 13, 2021 8:01:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It would be cheaper for us to shut the doors and not play,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Wednesday, January 13, 2021 6:51:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “What’s aspirational is we get through the season, we have an on-ice terrific season, great playoffs, we present the Stanley Cup and the world is back to normal for the ’21-22 season,” “Anything beyond that would be great” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Wednesday, January 13, 2021 6:51:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We're coming back to play this season because we think it’s important for the game,” “Because our fans and our players want us to, and it may give people — particularly in isolation, or where there are curfews — a sense of normalcy and something to do” External link

forbes Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:46:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “What’s aspirational is we get through the season, we have an on-ice terrific season, great playoffs, we present the Stanley Cup, and the world is back to normal for the ‘21-’22 season,” “Anything beyond that would be great” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:51:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Let me make something really clear: We’re coming back to play this season because we think it’s important for the game, because our fans and our players want us to, and it may give people — particularly those that are back in isolation or where there are curfews — a sense of normalcy and something to do,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:51:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "It would be cheaper for us to shut the doors and not play," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, January 13, 2021 11:58:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "What's aspirational is we get through the season, we have an on-ice terrific season, great playoffs, we present the Stanley Cup and the world is back to normal for the '21-22 season," "Anything beyond that would be great" External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, January 13, 2021 11:58:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "It would be cheaper for us to shut the doors and not play," External link

highlandstoday Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:14:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “What’s aspirational is we get through the season, we have an on-ice terrific season, great playoffs, we present the Stanley Cup and the world is back to normal for the '21-22 season,” “Anything beyond that would be great” External link

highlandstoday Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:14:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It would be cheaper for us to shut the doors and not play,” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:46:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman řekl : "Ti, kteří jsou zpět v izolaci nebo mají opět zákaz vycházení, budou mít co dělat a alespoň v určitém směru bude pro ně život zase normální. Bylo by pro nás levnější prostě zavřít a nehrát. Když budeme za současných podmínek hrát, bude to stát víc peněz, ale majitelé klubů s touto cestou jednomyslně souhlasí. Vědí, jak je důležité hrát," External link

ceskenoviny-en Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:27:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "it would be cheaper for us to shut the doors and not play" External link

CBC Tuesday, January 12, 2021 6:13:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman told : "Let me make something clear: We're coming back to play this season because we think it's important for the game," External link

wsau Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:36:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We’ve issued 12 protocols, spanning 213 pages,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, January 12, 2021 8:36:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “I labored under the delusion that once I presented the Stanley Cup, we’d be able to take a breath for a few weeks,” “And when my plane landed back in the New York area the next day after the Stanley Cup was presented, the phone started ringing and we were back at it again” External link

dailynews Tuesday, January 12, 2021 8:36:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Our players made an incredible sacrifice over the summer and into the fall, being away from family and friends, in some cases more than two months,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, January 12, 2021 8:36:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It would be cheaper for us to shut the doors and not play,” “We are going to run through more money – or say it differently, lose more money at the club level and the league level – by playing than by not playing. But the owners unanimously are OK with that because they know how important it is for our fans and for the game. … All of our teams have the ability to get through this. We’ve made some financial arrangements to make sure cash flow is what it needs to be” External link

dailynews Tuesday, January 12, 2021 8:36:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “I laboured under the delusion that… we’d be able to take a breath,” External link

cknw Tuesday, January 12, 2021 6:30:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The protocols are not a suggestion or a recommendation,” External link

cknw Tuesday, January 12, 2021 6:30:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It would be cheaper for us to shut the doors and not play,” “We’re going to lose more money at the club level and at the league level by playing than by not playing” External link

cknw Tuesday, January 12, 2021 6:30:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “I don’t think anybody should jump to conclusions that because we’ve done this we’re now down a path to do a whole bunch of other things,” “The jury is still out on jersey signage” External link

cknw Tuesday, January 12, 2021 6:30:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We were looking for a picturesque, magnificent place with a lake and mountains that are snow-covered,” “It had to have a location where we could put a rink where you could get that visual” External link

cknw Tuesday, January 12, 2021 6:30:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We're coming back to play this season because we think it's important for the game," "It would be cheaper for us to shut the doors and not play" External link

afp-en Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:41:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Everybody is going to lose a lot of money to do this," External link

afp-en Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:41:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While there’s an economic consequence to playing the season, all of the owners of our clubs are in a position to weather it and we have no concerns in that regard,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, January 12, 2021 3:32:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It’s a difficult situation for the club,” “It’s a difficult situation for the players” External link

usaToday Tuesday, January 12, 2021 3:32:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It is no longer appropriate to continue to try to play games at this time,” External link

mlive Monday, December 28, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We are proud of the fact that hockey can bring people together,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, December 26, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We are proud of the fact that hockey can bring people together,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Friday, December 25, 2020 10:01:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We are proud of the fact that hockey can bring people together,” External link

timesofisrael Friday, December 25, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We are proud of the fact that hockey can bring people together," External link

afp-en Friday, December 25, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The National Hockey League looks forward to the opening of our 2020-21 season,” External link

highlandstoday Friday, December 25, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The National Hockey League looks forward to the opening of our 2020-21 season,” External link

wacotrib Monday, December 21, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The National Hockey League looks forward to the opening of our 2020-21 season,” External link

dailyjournal Monday, December 21, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The National Hockey League looks forward to the opening of our 2020-21 season,” External link

japantoday Monday, December 21, 2020 2:12:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we are well aware of the challenges ahead, as was the case last spring and summer, we are continuing to prioritize the health and safety of our participants and the communities in which we live and play,” External link

suntimes Monday, December 21, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The National Hockey League looks forward to the opening of our 2020-21 season,” External link

denverpost Monday, December 21, 2020 12:53:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The National Hockey League looks forward to the opening of our 2020-21 season,” External link

click2houston Monday, December 21, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The National Hockey League looks forward to the opening of our 2020-21 season,” External link

usaToday Monday, December 21, 2020 12:09:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Association ) : "The biggest challenge is making sure that our players and supporting personnel are safe and healthy and making sure that we're not doing anything that puts the communities in which we're playing at risk either in terms of spreading COVID or taking medical resources, whether it's testing or vaccinations," "We understand what is vitally important to each community and to the health and welfare of each community, and we don't want to do anything that would interfere with that. But everything that we're doing and working on with the Players' Association starts with keeping the players and the communities in which we play safe and healthy" External link

wkbw Saturday, December 19, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Henrik Lundqvist ) : “While we are all saddened as hockey fans that we will not be able to watch Henrik tend goal for the Capitals this season,” External link

seattlepi Friday, December 18, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Right now, we’re focused on whether or not we’re going to play in our buildings and do some limited travelling or play in a bubble, and that’s something we’re working on and getting medical advice on” External link

kiro7 Friday, December 18, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Right now, we’re focused on whether or not we’re going to play in our buildings and do some limited travelling or play in a bubble, and that’s something we’re working on and getting medical advice on” External link

seattlepi Friday, December 18, 2020 1:01:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman ujistil : "Soustředíme se na to, abychom začali snad někdy kolem poloviny ledna. Je zcela jasné, že nebudeme hrát 82 zápasů v základní části, jak mužstva obvykle hrají. Chceme se ale snažit o to, aby zápasů k odehrání bylo co nejvíce," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, December 16, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman řekl : "Právě teď se zaměřujeme na to, zda budeme hrát v našich arénách s možností alespoň omezeného cestování, nebo budeme hrát v 'bublině'. To je něco, na čem pracujeme a k čemu sbíráme lékařská doporučení," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, December 16, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman připustil : "Byla to pro ně ohromná zátěž," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, December 16, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman uvedl : "To je ta největší výzva - jistota, že všichni hráči i personál okolo budou zdraví. Chceme si být jistí také tím, že neděláme nic, co by ohrozilo komunity, v nichž hrajeme, ať už jde o šíření nemoci covid-19, užívání zdravotnických prostředků, testování nebo očkování," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, December 16, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman řekl : "Neomezovalo by to sice ta rizika jako v případě 'bubliny' či centrálního místa, ale nemysleli jsme na to, že bychom mohli dát hráče do 'bubliny' na šest měsíců," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, December 16, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Right now, we’re focused on whether or not we’re going to play in our buildings and do some limited traveling or play in a bubble, and that’s something we’re working out and getting medical advice on,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, December 16, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “So, for example, we have a couple of clubs that can’t hold training camp or conduct games even without fans in their current buildings and facilities, and we’re going to have to move them somewhere else to play,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, December 16, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The biggest challenge is making sure that our players and supporting personnel are safe and healthy and making sure we’re not doing anything that puts the communities in which we’re playing at risk either in terms of spreading COVID or taking medical resources, whether it’s testing or vaccinations,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, December 16, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Right now, we’re focused on whether or not we’re going to play in our buildings and do some limited traveling or play in a bubble, and that’s something we’re working out and getting medical advice on,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, December 16, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “So, for example, we have a couple of clubs that can’t hold training camp or conduct games even without fans in their current buildings and facilities, and we’re going to have to move them somewhere else to play,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, December 16, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The biggest challenge is making sure that our players and supporting personnel are safe and healthy and making sure we’re not doing anything that puts the communities in which we’re playing at risk either in terms of spreading COVID or taking medical resources, whether it’s testing or vaccinations,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, December 16, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "There are a lot of things we have to do to return to play," "For us to return to play, we're not going to play 82 games, obviously, and we have travel issues because of the restrictions at the border. You can't go back and forth, so we're actually going to have to realign" External link

chinadaily Wednesday, December 16, 2020 5:50:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Pierre Lacroix ) : "Pierre Lacroix's eye for talent, appreciation for elite-level athletes and fearlessness in pulling off the big trade made him one of the most successful team builders in recent NHL history," "Fiercely competitive and personally engaging, he was highly regarded by his fellow general managers and his voice was respected throughout the league" External link

yahoo-au Monday, December 14, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Pierre Lacroix ) : "Pierre Lacroix's eye for talent, appreciation for elite-level athletes and fearlessness in pulling off the big trade made him one of the most successful team builders in recent NHL history," "Fiercely competitive and personally engaging, he was highly regarded by his fellow general managers and his voice was respected throughout the league" External link

afp-en Monday, December 14, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Fiercely competitive and personally engaging, he was highly regarded by his fellow general managers and his voice was respected throughout the league," External link

barrie Sunday, December 13, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "If we have to pay out lots of cash, two-thirds of which is going to come back to us, that may cause some stress," "And by the same token, if the players owe us more money than anybody imagined, the salary cap could well be flat or close to flat for the next five or six years, and players into the future will be repaying what we're owed" External link

chinadaily Friday, December 11, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman told : "There are a lot of things we have to do to return to play," External link

barrie Wednesday, December 9, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We're still a work in progress," "There's much to be determined" External link

barrie Wednesday, December 9, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “There are a lot of things we have to do to return to play. For us to return to play, we’re not going to play 82 games, obviously, and we have travel issues because of the restrictions at the border between Canada and the U.S. You can’t go back and forth, so we’re actually going to have to realign,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, December 9, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman řekl : "Je spousta věcí, které musíme pro návrat k hokeji udělat," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, December 9, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman vysvětlil : "Abychom to mohli celé zrealizovat, nebude zřejmě možné, aby každý tým odehrál 82 zápasů v základní části. Jsou tu také problémy ve spojení s omezeními při překročení hranic mezi Kanadou a USA. Nelze jet tam a zase hned zpátky, proto budeme muset nejspíš přeskupit divize," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, December 9, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman dodal : "A pokud vše zůstane tak, jak je to nastavené v současnosti, budeme tu mít pravděpodobně kanadskou divizi a přerozdělíme i ty ostatní s americkými kluby. Soustředíme se na to, abychom se vypořádali se všemi výzvami, které jsou před námi. Je toho ještě spousta, co musíme dotáhnout do konce a upřesnit, ale na všem pořád pracujeme," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, December 9, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "I considered it a pleasure to meet him and know him, he will be missed," External link

CBC Monday, December 7, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "I considered it a pleasure to meet him and know him, he will be missed," External link

CBC Sunday, December 6, 2020 5:16:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "I considered it a pleasure to meet him and know him, he will be missed," External link

CBC Sunday, December 6, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Under our deal and the one we've had for more than a decade with the players' association, whatever the revenues are, the players only get 50%," "And if we overpay them and they don't pay us back in the short term, they have to pay us back over time. There will be stressors on that system, and we've had discussions about what those stresses are and how they might be dealt with, but we're not trying to say, 'You must do X, Y and Z.' We're trying to look for a way to continue to work together" External link

buffalonews Saturday, December 5, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "That is a work in progress influenced largely by what we're hearing from the medical experts," "COVID is going through a second wave, which could be worse than the first wave... we are taking our time and making sure, as we look to ways to move forward, we are focused on health and safety and doing the right things" External link

wsau Friday, December 4, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If we have to pay out lots of cash, two-thirds of which is going to come back to us, that may cause some stress,” External link

foxnews Friday, December 4, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If we have to pay out lots of cash, two-thirds of which is going to come back to us, that may cause some stress,” “And by the same token, if the players owe us more money than anybody imagined, the salary cap could well be flat or close to flat for the next five or six years, and players into the future will be repaying what we’re owed” External link

globalnews Thursday, December 3, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If we have to pay out lots of cash, two-thirds of which is going to come back to us, that may cause some stress,” “And by the same token, if the players owe us more money than anybody imagined, the salary cap could well be flat or close to flat for the next five or six years, and players into the future will be repaying what we’re owed” External link

japantoday Thursday, December 3, 2020 2:32:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “That is a work in progress influenced largely by what we’re learning from medical experts,” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 3, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “That is a work in progress influenced largely by what we’re learning from medical experts,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, December 3, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If we have to pay out lots of cash, two-thirds of which is going to come back to us, that may cause some stress,” “And by the same token, if the players owe us more money than anybody imagined, the salary cap could well be flat or close to flat for the next five or six years, and players into the future will be repaying what we’re owed” External link

eagletribune Thursday, December 3, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If we have to pay out lots of cash, two-thirds of which is going to come back to us, that may cause some stress,” “And by the same token, if the players owe us more money than anybody imagined, the salary cap could well be flat or close to flat for the next five or six years, and players into the future will be repaying what we’re owed” External link

click2houston Thursday, December 3, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If we have to pay out lots of cash, two-thirds of which is going to come back to us, that may cause some stress,” “And by the same token, if the players owe us more money than anybody imagined, the salary cap could well be flat or close to flat for the next five or six years, and players into the future will be repaying what we’re owed” External link

kiro7 Thursday, December 3, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If we have to pay out lots of cash, two-thirds of which is going to come back to us, that may cause some stress,” “And by the same token, if the players owe us more money than anybody imagined, the salary cap could well be flat or close to flat for the next five or six years, and players into the future will be repaying what we’re owed” External link

foxnews Thursday, December 3, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "serving the First Nations community -- using hockey and other sports to provide opportunities for Indigenous youth," External link

wrcbtv Wednesday, November 25, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "The story of Sasakamoose's groundbreaking, 11-game NHL career with the Chicago Black Hawks in 1953-54 was the culmination of years of dedication to overcoming adversity in pursuit of a dream, and the pivot point at which he turned his focus to helping others pursue their dreams," External link

wrcbtv Wednesday, November 25, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Obviously, we're not going to move all seven Canadian franchises south of the 49th Parallel," External link

missoulian Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "You'll play for 10 to 12 days. You'll play a bunch of games without traveling. You'll go back, go home for a week, be with your family," "We'll have our testing protocols and all the other things you need. It's not going to be quite as effective as a bubble, but we think we can, if we go this route, minimize the risks to the extent practical and sensible" External link

missoulian Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “You’ll play for 10 to 12 days,” “You’ll play a bunch of games without traveling. You’ll go back, go home for a week, be with your family” External link

nytimes Saturday, November 14, 2020 9:19:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We're not going to move all seven Canadian franchises south of the 49th parallel ... so we have to look at alternative ways to play," External link

timescolonist Thursday, November 12, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “As it relates to the travel issue, which is obviously the great unknown, we may have to temporarily realign to deal with geography, because having some of our teams travel from Florida to California may not make sense,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Wednesday, November 11, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We are exploring the possibility of playing in our own buildings without fans (or) fans where you can, which is going to be an arena-by-arena issue,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Wednesday, November 11, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “You’ll play for 10 to 12 days,” External link

mlive Wednesday, November 11, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : ''As it relates to the travel issue, which is obviously the great unknown, we may have to temporarily realign to deal with geography, because having some of our teams travel from Florida to California may not make sense,'' External link

koreatimes Wednesday, November 11, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : ''We are exploring the possibility of playing in our own buildings without fans (or) fans where you can, which is going to be an arena-by-arena issue,'' External link

koreatimes Wednesday, November 11, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman uvedl : "Je jasné, že nebudeme přesouvat všech sedm kanadských klubů na jih od 49. rovnoběžky. Proto je třeba hledat alternativní cesty, abychom mohli hrát," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman řekl : "Kvůli problémům s cestováním, které přirozeně zůstávají velkou neznámou, bude možná potřeba ligu přeskupit s ohledem na geografickou polohu. Nedává moc smysl, aby některé týmy třeba z Floridy cestovaly do Kalifornie. Uvažujeme o zredukovaném programu zápasů a potom by bylo lepší ho mít více zaměřený na jednotlivé divize a geograficky centralizovaný, abychom potíže s cestováním vyřešili," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman připustil : "Nebude to asi tak efektivní jako 'bublina', v níž jsme dohrávali minulý ročník, ale myslíme si, že takto lze minimalizovat rizika do té míry, aby to bylo praktické a dávalo to smysl. Je to jedna z věcí, o kterých mluvíme," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman prohlásil : "Naším cílem je, abychom se postupně dostali do normálních kolejí a dlouhodobě pak mohli zase začínat sezonu na podzim a končit, než začne červenec," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "You'll play for 10 to 12 days. You'll play a bunch of games without travelling. You'll go back, go home for a week, be with your family. We'll have our testing protocols and all the other things you need," External link

wsau Wednesday, November 11, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman added : "Obviously, we're not going to move all seven Canadian franchises south of the 49th Parallel, and so we have to look at alternative ways to play," "While crossing the U.S.-Canadian border is an issue, we're also seeing within the U.S. limitations in terms of quarantining when you go from certain states to other states. It's again part of having to be flexible" External link

wsau Wednesday, November 11, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Obviously, we're not going to move all seven Canadian franchises south of the 49th Parallel, and so we have to look at alternative ways to play," External link

irishsun Wednesday, November 11, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Our goal is to get back to a normal schedule starting (next) fall and being done before July on a longer-term basis," External link

irishsun Wednesday, November 11, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “As it relates to the travel issue, which is obviously the great unknown, we may have to temporarily realign to deal with geography, because having some of our teams travel from Florida to California may not make sense,” External link

tribtown Wednesday, November 11, 2020 7:33:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We are exploring the possibility of playing in our own buildings without fans (or) fans where you can, which is going to be an arena-by-arena issue,” External link

tribtown Wednesday, November 11, 2020 7:33:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Obviously, we’re not going to move all seven Canadian franchises south of the 49th Parallel, and so we have to look at alternative ways to play,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 11, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “You’ll play for 10 to 12 days,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 11, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “And while we’re in the middle of working on our return to play as well, which I hope to have put to bed soon, our goal is to get back to a normal schedule starting (next) fall and being done before July on a longer-term basis,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 11, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “You play for 10 to 12 days,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Obviously, we’re not going to move all seven Canadian franchises south of the 49th Parallel, and so we have to look at alternative ways to play,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "He always said 'yes' when hockey called," "We will miss him and send our condolences to his family and millions of friends and fans" External link

irishsun Monday, November 9, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “You have been simply magnificent at your craft,” “There’s nobody who does a play-by-play as well as you do. I just want to thank you for all of the incredible energy and effort you’ve given us and our fans” External link

eagletribune Monday, October 19, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "This represents what will be a return to normalcy," External link

newsday-USA Saturday, October 10, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Today marks another significant step on the journey to the Islanders' home opener of the 2021-22 season," "No one, particularly the loyal fans of the Islanders, can wait until the team skates onto the ice of the spectacular UBS Arena. In the meantime, we marvel at the vision of Islanders owners Scott Malkin and Jon Ledecky, the Oak View Group and Governor Cuomo, and the way they've worked together to turn that vision into reality - even remaining on schedule during these turbulent times" External link

abc7ny Saturday, October 10, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We really haven't focused precisely on what we're going to be doing next season," External link

wsau Wednesday, October 7, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It was just over a week ago that we celebrated the successful completion of our 2019-20 return to play with the crowning of the Tampa Bay Lightning as Stanley Cup champions,” “Based upon what we have learned and what we know and what we still don’t know, I can say that we are now focused on a Jan. 1 start for next season” External link

masslive Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "It was just over a week ago that we celebrated the successful completion of our 2019-20 return to play with the crowning of the Tampa Bay Lightning as Stanley Cup champions," “Based upon what we have learned and what we know and what we still don’t know, I can say that we are now focused on a Jan. 1 start for next season” External link

kiro7 Wednesday, October 7, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It was just over a week ago that we celebrated the successful completion of our 2019-20 return to play with the crowning of the Tampa Bay Lightning as Stanley Cup champions,” External link

news18 Wednesday, October 7, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Nobody can tell me whether or not the border between Canada and the United States is going to be open by a certain date," External link

buffalonews Sunday, October 4, 2020 1:04:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “There’s no harder championship to win,” External link

nytimes Friday, October 2, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman told : "There were sleepless nights, and there were skeptics," External link

forbes Thursday, October 1, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "There is a sense of relief, but I'm also…" External link

forbes Thursday, October 1, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "But it’s all worth it now. We’re coming home with the Cup”. Before giving that trophy to Hedman, Bettman gave all the players credit for enduring a quarantine largely on their own for so long. “To be in this place at this time under these circumstances is remarkable and frankly overwhelming," “Frankly, all of the players who participated should feel like MVPs” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "But it’s all worth it now. We’re coming home with the Cup”. Before giving that trophy to Hedman, Bettman gave all the players credit for enduring a quarantine largely on their own for so long. “To be in this place at this time under these circumstances is remarkable and frankly overwhelming," “Frankly, all of the players who participated should feel like MVPs” External link

news4jax Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “To win in this place at this time under these circumstances is remarkable and frankly overwhelming,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "But it’s all worth it now. We’re coming home with the Cup”. Before giving that trophy to Hedman, Bettman gave all the players credit for enduring a quarantine largely on their own for so long. “To be in this place at this time under these circumstances is remarkable and frankly overwhelming," “Frankly, all of the players who participated should feel like MVPs” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "But it’s all worth it now, we’re coming home with the Cup”. Before giving that trophy to Hedman, Bettman gave all the players credit for enduring a quarantine largely on their own for so long. “To be in this place at this time under these circumstances is remarkable and frankly overwhelming," “Frankly, all of the players who participated should feel like MVPs” External link

13newsnow Tuesday, September 29, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “On whatever basis we may or may not be able to have fans in our buildings is something that may be well beyond our control in terms of local government regulations that will determine how much the shortfall is off of where we were and off of where we were projecting,” External link

denverpost Monday, September 28, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “On whatever basis we may or may not be able to have fans in our buildings is something that may be well beyond our control in terms of local government regulations that will determine how much the shortfall is off of where we were and off of where we were projecting,” External link

foxnews Monday, September 28, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “On whatever basis we may or may not be able to have fans in our buildings is something that may be well beyond our control in terms of local government regulations that will determine how much the shortfall is off of where we were and off of where we were projecting,” External link

usaToday Monday, September 28, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "If there's an option to consider, believe me, we're considering it," External link

chinadaily Monday, September 28, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Nobody can tell me whether or not the border between Canada and the United States is going to be open by a certain date, nobody can tell me what the state of COVID-19 is going to be, nobody can tell me whether or not our arenas will be able to have either socially distanced or fully occupied buildings," "So we're going to have to do the same thing we did to get ready for the return to play in August: explore all the options, be flexible and agile enough to implement when the time comes. We know it'll be less (money), we know there's a substantial revenue impact, but I'm comfortable that our franchises will be strong enough to weather this, and will come out stronger on the other side" External link

chinadaily Monday, September 28, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “There’s still too much we don’t know,” External link

simcoe Saturday, September 26, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It’s no secret that attendance, directly and indirectly, impacts at least 50 per cent of our revenues,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, September 21, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If there’s an option to consider, believe me, we’re considering it,” External link

koaa Monday, September 21, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Our goal is to get back to as great a sense of normalcy as possible under whatever circumstances are presented,” External link

koaa Monday, September 21, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we know it’ll be less (money), we know there’s a substantial revenue impact, I’m comfortable that our franchises will be strong enough to weather this,” “Our franchises will get through this and will come out stronger on the other side” External link

koaa Monday, September 21, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If there’s an option to consider, believe me, we’re considering it,” External link

taipeitimes Sunday, September 20, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “How and when we do that is something that we don’t all have enough information to make any decisions,” External link

taipeitimes Sunday, September 20, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If there’s an option to consider, believe me, we’re considering it,” External link

wkbn Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Our goal is to get back to as great a sense of normalcy as possible under whatever circumstances are presented,” External link

wkbn Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we know it’ll be less (money), we know there’s a substantial revenue impact, I’m comfortable that our franchises will be strong enough to weather this,” “Our franchises will get through this and will come out stronger on the other side” External link

wkbn Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If there’s an option to consider, believe me, we’re considering it,” External link

foxnews Sunday, September 20, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Our goal is to get back to as great a sense of normalcy as possible under whatever circumstances are presented,” External link

foxnews Sunday, September 20, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Handing the Cup over to the captain of the winning team will probably be the first time since March 12 I’ll breathe a sigh of relief, and maybe I’ll get a full night sleep,” External link

foxnews Sunday, September 20, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "While we know it’ll be less (money), we know there’s a substantial revenue impact, I’m comfortable that our franchises will be strong enough to weather this," “Our franchises will get through this and will come out stronger on the other side” External link

foxnews Sunday, September 20, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "I anticipate playing a full season next season, 82 games, full playoffs," External link

afp-en Sunday, September 20, 2020 2:22:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "My preference would be to stay out of summer as much as possible," External link

afp-en Sunday, September 20, 2020 2:22:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "There is still so much we don't know," "Nobody can tell me whether or not the border between Canada and the United States is going to be open by a date certain. Nobody can tell me what the state of Covid-19 is going to be" External link

afp-en Sunday, September 20, 2020 2:22:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Dec. 1 has always been a notional date. I will not be surprised if it slips into later December. It could slip into January,” External link

cknw Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Yes, there will be a revenue hit,” “It’s no secret that attendance directly and indirectly impacts at least 50 per cent of our revenues” External link

cknw Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If there’s an option to consider, believe me, we’re considering it,” External link

denverpost Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “How and when we do that is something that we don’t all have enough information to make any decisions,” External link

denverpost Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “How and when we do that is something that we don’t all have enough information to make any decisions,” External link

kiro7 Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:43:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “How and when we do that is something that we don’t all have enough information to make any decisions,” External link

seattlepi Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We applaud NHL players for recognizing the importance of this moment and for coming together as part of a genuine movement for change,” External link

globalnews Friday, September 4, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “I exercise my discretion to impose the aforementioned discipline—which I consider to be more appropriate given the specific circumstances of this case,” External link

foxnews Thursday, August 27, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Dale Hawerchuk ) : "The National Hockey League mourns the passing of Dale Hawerchuk, an instant and enduring star who captured the hearts of two hockey-loving cities, represented his country with class and distinction, and is one of the most decorated players in our game’s history," External link

buffalonews Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:16:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "The killing of George Floyd and ensuing demand for justice and equality that inspiringly swept our countries, required us to accept that what we have done to this point isn't enough," "So we must and will do more and be better to make our game a welcoming place for everyone" External link

wsau Sunday, August 2, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “That’s a very profound question, and I think the answer is extraordinary times present extraordinary challenges. And it takes an extraordinary group of people with an extraordinary effort to get the result you want,” External link

masslive Saturday, August 1, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “That’s a very profound question, and I think the answer is extraordinary times present extraordinary challenges. And it takes an extraordinary group of people with an extraordinary effort to get the result you want,” External link

orlandosentinel Saturday, August 1, 2020 8:11:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman explained : "We've completed this training camp, and we were testing players regularly. We entered the bubble on Sunday in Toronto and Edmonton ... " External link

foxnews Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:17:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Protocols are very strict. The players have been great in adhering to them," External link

foxnews Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:17:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “That’s a very profound question, and I think the answer is extraordinary times present extraordinary challenges. And it takes an extraordinary group of people with an extraordinary effort to get the result you want,” External link

kiro7 Friday, July 31, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If there’s any point where I’m going to feel substantial emotion, it’ll be a sense of relief when I get to present the Stanley Cup,” “This has been, as I think I indicated before, an extraordinarily involved, difficult and unusual circumstance” External link

nytimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We still have a way to go to feel any sort of gratification," "If there's any point I'm going to feel substantial emotion, it'll be a sense of relief when I get to present the Stanley Cup" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, July 28, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If there's any point where I'm going to feel substantial emotion, it'll be a sense of relief when I get to present the Stanley Cup,” External link

buffalonews Monday, July 27, 2020 2:50:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “the presence or not of families is still a work in progress,” External link

gazette Sunday, July 26, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "One of the most unique and challenging endeavours any of us have ever been involved with," External link

barrie Saturday, July 25, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "I don't sit back and try and dislocate my shoulder trying to either pat myself or anybody else on the back," "If there's any point where I'm going to feel substantial emotion, it'll be a sense of relief when I get the present the Stanley Cup" External link

barrie Saturday, July 25, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We still have a way to go to feel any sort of gratification,” “If there’s any point I’m going to feel substantial emotion, it’ll be a sense of relief when I get to present the Stanley Cup” External link

click2houston Saturday, July 25, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Daryl Katz ) : "Daryl probably lobbied me harder than any other owner who was interested in hosting a hub, and that is not an exaggeration because there were multiple emails, multiple texts and multiple phone calls every single day until we announced we were coming to Edmonton," External link

barrie Friday, July 24, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman told : "It was a recognition by both sides that we were being confronted with an incredibly difficult and unprecedented situation," External link

CBC Tuesday, July 21, 2020 11:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we have all worked very hard to try to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities,” “We know that all of our fans are excited about our return to the ice next month, and that has been our goal since we paused our season on March 12” External link

nbcnewyork Monday, July 13, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “When we got to March 12 and decided to take the pause, that began a period of perhaps unprecedented collaboration and problem solving,” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, July 12, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Don Fehr ) : “I think Don and I both recognize labor peace was something we couldn’t even quantify how important it was,” “But we both knew that for the business of the game to come back strong, there was enough disruption going on in the world that we didn’t have to add to it” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, July 12, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “When we got to March 12 and decided to take the pause, that began a period of perhaps unprecedented collaboration and problem solving,” External link

orlandosentinel Sunday, July 12, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “When we got to March 12 and decided to take the pause, that began a period of perhaps unprecedented collaboration and problem solving,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, July 12, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Don Fehr ) : “I think Don and I both recognize labor peace was something we couldn’t even quantify how important it was,” “But we both knew that for the business of the game to come back strong, there was enough disruption going on in the world that we didn’t have to add to it” External link

eagletribune Sunday, July 12, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “I think the question — not to push back on it too hard — presumes a level of dishonesty and a lack of integrity (that we) and the people we serve would reject categorically,” External link

simcoe Sunday, July 12, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “I think the question — not to push back on it too hard — presumes a level of dishonesty and a lack of integrity (that we) and the people we serve would reject categorically,” External link

simcoe Sunday, July 12, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “I think the question — not to push back on it too hard — presumes a level of dishonesty and a lack of integrity (that we) and the people we serve would reject categorically,” External link

simcoe Sunday, July 12, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "When we got to March 12 and decided to take the pause, that began a period of perhaps unprecedented collaboration and problem solving," External link

kiro7 Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “I think Don and I both recognize labor peace was something we couldn’t even quantify how important it was,” “But we both knew that for the business of the game to come back strong, there was enough disruption going on in the world that we didn’t have to add to it” External link

kiro7 Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “When we got to March 12 and decided to take the pause, that began a period of perhaps unprecedented collaboration and problem solving,” External link

click2houston Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Don Fehr ) : “I think Don and I both recognize labor peace was something we couldn’t even quantify how important it was,” “But we both knew that for the business of the game to come back strong, there was enough disruption going on in the world that we didn’t have to add to it” External link

click2houston Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we believe we’re buttoned down at the provincial level in Ontario and Alberta, there are still a couple of details that we are just finalizing with the federal government at the federal level,” External link

edmontonjournal Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “In respect to testing, one of the reasons why we’re going where we’re going and have the hubs in places where there is less COVID-19 is that it gives us better access to testing, which we’re getting from commercial sources and we’re paying for,” “We wanted to make sure we’re not doing anything that takes away from the medical needs of the community and we’re comfortable that’s the case” External link

edmontonjournal Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “There is enough disruption going on in the world that we didn’t need to add to it,” External link

dailynews Saturday, July 11, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We’re switching from one grind to another,” External link

dailynews Saturday, July 11, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we have all worked very hard to try to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities,” “We know that all of our fans are excited about our return to the ice next month, and that has been our goal since we paused our season on March 12” External link

wkbn Saturday, July 11, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we have all worked very hard to try to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities,” “We know that all of our fans are excited about our return to the ice next month, and that has been our goal since we paused our season on March 12” External link

wwlp Saturday, July 11, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we have all worked very hard to try to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities,” “We know that all of our fans are excited about our return to the ice next month, and that has been our goal since we paused our season on March 12” External link

usaToday Saturday, July 11, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we have all worked very hard to try to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities,” “We know that all of our fans are excited about our return to the ice next month, and that has been our goal since we paused our season on March 12” External link

foxnews Saturday, July 11, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "While we have all worked very hard to try to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities," "We know that all of our fans are excited about our return to the ice next month, and that has been our goal since we paused our season on March 12" External link

CBSnews Saturday, July 11, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we have all worked very hard to try to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities,” “We know that all of our fans are excited about our return to the ice next month, and that has been our goal since we paused our season on March 12” External link

13newsnow Saturday, July 11, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we have all worked very hard to try to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities,” “We know that all of our fans are excited about our return to the ice next month, and that has been our goal since we paused our season on March 12” External link

wcnc Saturday, July 11, 2020 3:55:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we have all worked very hard to try to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities,” “We know that all of our fans are excited about our return to the ice next month, and that has been our goal since we paused our season on March 12” External link

12newsnow Saturday, July 11, 2020 3:36:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman added : “While we have all worked very hard to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities,” “We know that all of our fans are excited about our return to the ice next month and that has been our goal since we paused our season” External link

dailynews Saturday, July 11, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Today the NHL and NHLPA announced a significant agreement that addresses the uncertainty everyone is dealing with, the framework for the completion of the 2019-20 season and the foundation for continued long-term growth in our league," "We know that all of our fans are excited about our return to the ice next month and that has been our goal since we paused our season on March 12" External link

wsau Saturday, July 11, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we have all worked very hard to try to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities,” “We know that all of our fans are excited about our return to the ice next month, and that has been our goal since we paused our season on March 12” External link

eagletribune Saturday, July 11, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we have all worked very hard to try to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities,” External link

click2houston Saturday, July 11, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we have all worked very hard to try to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities,” External link

kiro7 Saturday, July 11, 2020 2:31:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “This has been more than just a wake-up call,” “There are players who are extremely focused, and this is an important issue for them as well” External link

wsvn Tuesday, June 30, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “At parades and events across North America celebrating Pride, the NHL and our partners will be participating to send a message that is clear and unequivocal - hockey is for everyone,” “We are immensely proud of the work that members of our NHL and extended hockey families do to make all feel welcome in the world’s greatest game. Furthering inclusiveness is a year-round mission for the NHL and we are excited to highlight some of our efforts during this Pride Month” External link

masslive Friday, June 26, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Obviously, for any sport, if you have a major outbreak, it's going to change everything,” “But we're being told that an isolated case or a couple of isolated cases shouldn't interfere with the plans, and we should be able to move forward” External link

forbes Monday, June 22, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “I think everybody can feel good, based on the combination of the play-in round and the way we’re going to run the playoffs, that this will be a full competition which will bring out the best in our teams and our players,” External link

forbes Tuesday, June 16, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "While the regular season was largely completed, we had a number of teams that were on the bubble," External link

wsau Tuesday, June 16, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We are working particularly with the Canadian government about determining how we can deal with moving from the training camp phase to a possible hub in Canada," "Because obviously if the players would have to quarantine for 14 days in between training camp and going to the hub, that wouldn't work" External link

wsau Tuesday, June 16, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "If there's one positive test -- again, this will be under the strict guidance of the medical people -- that person will be isolated," "And we'll be monitoring anybody, through contact tracing, that was in close proximity. Obviously, for any sport, if you have a major outbreak, it's going to change everything, but we're being told that an isolated case or a couple of isolated cases shouldn't interfere with the plans, and we should be able to move forward" External link

wsau Tuesday, June 16, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, June 9, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

orlandosentinel Monday, June 8, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

wkbn Friday, June 5, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "While nothing is without risk, ensuring health and safety has been central to all of our planning so far and will remain so," External link

yahoo-au Friday, June 5, 2020 5:33:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "While nothing is without risk, ensuring health and safety has been central to all of our planning so far and will remain so," External link

afp-english Friday, June 5, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "While nothing is without risk, ensuring health and safety has been central to all of our planning so far and will remain so," External link

afp-en Friday, June 5, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

12news Friday, June 5, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

newswest9 Friday, June 5, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

13newsnow Friday, June 5, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

12newsnow Friday, June 5, 2020 3:36:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

koaa Friday, June 5, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

bangordailynews Friday, June 5, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

usaToday Friday, June 5, 2020 12:21:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

usaToday Friday, June 5, 2020 12:21:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

usaToday Thursday, June 4, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

click2houston Thursday, June 4, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, June 4, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Obviously it weighs on his mind every day,” “The great thing is, I know some of the players, they do talk. Obviously, as a rookie, he just follows. ‘OK, this is what I have to do,’ (and) it makes it a lot easier” External link

denverpost Monday, June 1, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “You’re getting antsy because you see guys in Florida where ice (rinks) are open,” “Not only do you want to get out there, but it’s like those guys are going to have an advantage” External link

denverpost Monday, June 1, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Bill’s not in great health right now,” External link

denverpost Monday, June 1, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Obviously these are extraordinary and unprecedented times,” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We remain focused on the safety of our players, coaches, support staff and arena personnel,” “We will not set dates, choose sites or begin to play until we know what’s appropriate and prudent, and are approved to do so” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The timing of our entry into Phase 3 again will be determined by guidance from medical and civil authorities,” External link

foxnews Friday, May 29, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Everything we have been focused on starts with the health and well-being of our players, the other personnel, in the communities in which we play," "We believe they will be playing over the summer and that we will be able to award a champion for the '19-'20 season" External link

foxnews Friday, May 29, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman added : "From a health standpoint obviously for the players we are worried about COVID-19," "Testing will be an important part of what we are doing" External link

foxnews Friday, May 29, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “By getting a bye, they’re going to be facing a team that just came out of a competitive series, and the concern was they needed to have some competition that might not put them at risk in terms of the playoffs but would give them an opportunity to play some real games,” “They needed some games that mattered to some extent in order to not be coming in against a team that just played a competitive series. The benefit and the curse of a bye, I suppose” External link

kiro7 Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “By getting a bye, they’re going to be facing a team that just came out of a competitive series, and the concern was they needed to have some competition that might not put them at risk in terms of the playoffs but would give them an opportunity to play some real games,” “They needed some games that mattered to some extent in order to not be coming in against a team that just played a competitive series. The benefit and the curse of a bye, I suppose” External link

news4jax Thursday, May 28, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Medical advisors tell us that, by the time we’re doing this over the summer, that will be a relatively insignificant number of tests relative to the number of tests that will be available,” External link

suntimes Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If we go to a place that has less COVID-19 in the community, the likelihood of somebody — who has been tested through a training period, through training camp and now is centralized — [contracting it is lower],” “The more we can sort of create a bubble, the less likely we’ll have it” External link

suntimes Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We want to just be in a position to, in real time, have lots of options once we understand what the state of play is at the time we need to make the decision,” “We could pick one or two locations, but that might, if we made the decision today, not turn out to be as good a decision as one that we make three, four weeks from now because things are continuing to evolve in all of the places that we play” External link

wral Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We want to just be in a position to, in real time, have lots of options once we understand what the state of play is at the time we need to make the decision,” “We could pick one or two locations, but that might, if we made the decision today, not turn out to be as good a decision as one that we make three, four weeks from now because things are continuing to evolve in all of the places that we play” External link

wkbn Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We want to just be in a position to, in real time, have lots of options once we understand what the state of play is at the time we need to make the decision,” “We could pick one or two locations, but that might, if we made the decision today, not turn out to be as good a decision as one that we make three, four weeks from now because things are continuing to evolve in all of the places that we play” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:13:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We want to just be in a position to, in real time, have lots of options once we understand what the state of play is at the time we need to make the decision,” “We could pick one or two locations, but that might, if we made the decision today, not turn out to be as good a decision as one that we make three, four weeks from now because things are continuing to evolve in all of the places that we play” External link

680news Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We want to just be in a position to, in real time, have lots of options once we understand what the state of play is at the time we need to make the decision,” “We could pick one or two locations, but that might, if we made the decision today, not turn out to be as good a decision as one that we make three, four weeks from now because things are continuing to evolve in all of the places that we play” External link

click2houston Thursday, May 28, 2020 2:31:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Obviously these are extraordinary and unprecedented times," External link

CBC Thursday, May 28, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "It's been an important day for sports and for the NHL in this incredibly unique, difficult and trying time," External link

CBC Thursday, May 28, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We remain focused on the safety of our players, coaches, support staff and arena personnel," "We will not set dates, choose sites or begin to play until we know what's appropriate and prudent, and are approved to do so" External link

CBC Thursday, May 28, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We don’t need to make a decision today. We’ll probably need to make one in three to four weeks, and at that point we would be able to better evaluate how Covid-19 is in a particular place,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, May 28, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “As we seek some return to normalcy, this is an important day for NHL fans,” External link

ibtimes Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Obviously, there are lots of things to be done,” External link

news4jax Wednesday, May 27, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If it has to slide more, then it’ll slide,” External link

news4jax Wednesday, May 27, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We don't need to make a decision today. We'll probably need to make one in three to four weeks, and at that point we would be able to better evaluate how COVID-19 is in a particular place," External link

ibtimes-uk Wednesday, May 27, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We hope this is a step back toward normalcy," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Any plan for the resumption of play by definition cannot be perfect," "But we believe we have constructed an overall plan that includes all teams that as a practical matter might have had a chance of qualifying for the playoffs when the season was paused, and this plan will produce a worthy Stanley Cup champion who will have run the postseason gauntlet that is unique to the NHL" External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Obviously, there are lots of things to be done,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If it has to slide more, then it’ll slide,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We are hopeful the Return To Play Plan will allow us to complete the season and award the Stanley Cup in a manner in which the health and safety of our players, on-ice officials, team staff and associated individuals involved are paramount," External link

ABCnews Wednesday, May 27, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Realistically if we’re in training camp mid-July, that would be a good thing, and if we can be playing by the end of July or the beginning of August, that would be a good thing too,” “But if it has to slide more, then it’ll slide. There’s a reason that we’re not giving you dates now because anybody who gives you a date is guessing, and we think we’d rather take a more holistic approach to doing this” External link

680news Wednesday, May 27, 2020 7:25:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While nothing is without risk, ensuring health and safety has been central to all of our planning so far and will remain so,” External link

oxfordtimes Wednesday, May 27, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Realistically if we’re in training camp mid-July, that would be a good thing, and if we can be playing by the end of July or the beginning of August, that would be a good thing too,” “But if it has to slide more, then it’ll slide. There’s a reason that we’re not giving you dates now because anybody who gives you a date is guessing, and we think we’d rather take a more holistic approach to doing this” External link

wncn Wednesday, May 27, 2020 7:12:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Association ) : “We hope this is a step back toward normalcy,” “We think we’ve been able to work very collaboratively with the Players’ Association and the players to come up with a framework that is fair and has integrity and should result in a terrific, competitive playoffs and the awarding of the best trophy in all of sports” External link

wncn Wednesday, May 27, 2020 7:12:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Realistically if we’re in training camp mid-July, that would be a good thing, and if we can be playing by the end of July or the beginning of August, that would be a good thing too,” “But if it has to slide more, then it’ll slide. There’s a reason that we’re not giving you dates now because anybody who gives you a date is guessing, and we think we’d rather take a more holistic approach to doing this” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Association ) : “We hope this is a step back toward normalcy,” “We think we’ve been able to work very collaboratively with the Players’ Association and the players to come up with a framework that is fair and has integrity and should result in a terrific, competitive playoffs and the awarding of the best trophy in all of sports” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While nothing is without risk, ensuring health and safety has been central to all of our planning so far and will remain so,” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, May 27, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The reason there are so many cities still in contention is we didn’t want to be in a situation with things in the world moving so quickly, changing from day to day, we didn’t want to get locked in,” External link

orlandosentinel Wednesday, May 27, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We need to make sure that there’s enough testing available — and we’ll be needing lots and lots of testing but we don't want it to interfere with the medical needs of the community,” External link

forbes Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “When we get through Phase 2, we’re going to get a better sense of when to start training camp and how long we need to have training camp in Phase 3,” External link

forbes Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “We think sports does brings people together and it helps them heal from difficult times,” External link

forbes Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While nothing is without risk, ensuring health and safety has been central to all of our planning so far and will remain so,” External link

yorkpress Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman disse : “Não podemos apresentar nenhuma data fixa porque o cronograma depende das circunstâncias e das necessidades dos jogadores” External link

istoe Wednesday, May 27, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman expliqué : "une douzaine d'équipes en un seul lieu" External link

afp-fr Tuesday, May 19, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman insisté : "Nous aimerions décerner la Coupe Stanley" "Et nos fans nous disent massivement que c'est ce qu'ils aimeraient que nous fassions, parce que les gens se sont déjà investis émotionnellement dans cette saison" External link

afp-fr Tuesday, May 19, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman řekl : "Myslím, že teď nikdo nemá přesně daný plán, zvlášť v Severní Americe. Od začátku pauzy 12. března tvrdě pracujeme na tom, abychom dokázali zareagovat na všechny možnosti. Stále však panuje velká nejistota," External link

ceskenoviny-en Tuesday, May 19, 2020 10:40:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman expliqué : «une douzaine d'équipes en un seul lieu» External link

24heures Tuesday, May 19, 2020 9:50:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman uvedl : "Nechci znít jako nenapravitelný optimista, ale zrušení sezony by bylo příliš jednoduché řešení. Znamenalo by to, že jste se přestali snažit. Věřím, že dostaneme možnost dohrát ročník," External link

ceskenoviny-en Thursday, May 14, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman disse : "Temos muita flexibilidade sobre a data de início da próxima temporada" External link

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Gary Bettman souligné : “Nous avons organisé plus de 30 rencontres en plein air et c’est météo la plus difficile que nous ayons connue” External link

huffingtonpost-fr-fr Monday, February 22, 2021 5:28:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The cloud cover is everywhere but where the sun is, it’s doing a number on the ice,” External link

forbes Sunday, February 21, 2021 8:20:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “We’ve done over 30 outdoor games,” External link

clickondetroit Sunday, February 21, 2021 5:54:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “We’ve done over 30 outdoor games,” External link

seattlepi Sunday, February 21, 2021 1:02:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “We’ve done over 30 (outdoor) games and we’ve never had a problem quite like this,” External link

click2houston Sunday, February 21, 2021 10:33:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “We’ve done over 30 outdoor games,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, February 21, 2021 9:16:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We’ve done over 30 (outdoor) games and we’ve never had a problem quite like this,” “We’ve played in some rain, we’ve played in snow, but sunshine has always been our enemy” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 4:21:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “This game was really taking the game out to its roots in terms of the surroundings,” “Obviously we tried to do something different in an unusual time, try and give our fans something special. The players were excited about it. … We’re going to continue to do this, but we always knew and we’ll know going forward that when you play outside and ice is important, the weather conditions can affect whether or not we can play the game. We’ve been lucky to this point and I think we’re all disappointed but the teams have been great. … And we move on. You can’t have success if you don’t risk failure” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 4:21:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “We’ve done over 30 outdoor games,” External link

seattlepi Sunday, February 21, 2021 4:14:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “We’ve done over 30 outdoor games,” External link

suntimes Sunday, February 21, 2021 3:18:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We’ve done over 30 (outdoor) games and we’ve never had a problem quite like this,” “We’ve played in some rain, we’ve played in snow, but sunshine has always been our enemy” External link

suntimes Sunday, February 21, 2021 3:18:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “This game was really taking the game out to its roots in terms of the surroundings,” “Obviously we tried to do something different in an unusual time, try and give our fans something special. The players were excited about it. … We’re going to continue to do this, but we always knew and we’ll know going forward that when you play outside and ice is important, the weather conditions can affect whether or not we can play the game. We’ve been lucky to this point and I think we’re all disappointed but the teams have been great. … And we move on. You can’t have success if you don’t risk failure” External link

suntimes Sunday, February 21, 2021 3:18:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We've done over 30 (outdoor) games, and we've never had a problem quite like this," External link

usaToday Sunday, February 21, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "It's a beautiful day, but if you look up the cloud cover is everywhere but where the sun is," External link

usaToday Sunday, February 21, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We've done more than 30 outdoor games. This has been the most difficult weather circumstance we've had and it's a beautiful day," "We knew unabated sunshine was a problem" External link

yahoo-au Sunday, February 21, 2021 2:20:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “We’ve done over 30 outdoor games,” External link

gazette Sunday, February 21, 2021 2:06:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “We concluded after consulting with our ice makers and both teams that we didn’t think it was safe or appropriate to continue this game at this time,” External link

kiro7 Sunday, February 21, 2021 1:53:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We've done over 30 (outdoor) games and we never had a problem quite like this,” “We played in rain, we played in snow. Sunshine has always been our enemy. We've postponed and delayed games because of sun glare” External link

kiro7 Sunday, February 21, 2021 1:53:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We've done more than 30 outdoor games. This has been the most difficult weather circumstance we've had and it's a beautiful day," "We knew unabated sunshine was a problem" External link

afp-en Sunday, February 21, 2021 1:49:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Our priority has been and will continue to be to act conservatively with an abundance of caution, understanding that there are many things about the transmission of COVID-19 that are still being discovered,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, February 5, 2021 10:25:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “With about 20 percent of our season played, we are mindful of the fact that we might be seeing a more aggressive transmission of the virus and will continue to make adjustments to our Protocols as we consult on a daily basis with, and adhere to, the recommendations of our medical advisors,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, February 5, 2021 10:25:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "With about 20 percent of our season played," External link

wsau Friday, February 5, 2021 7:49:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “With about 20% of our season played, we are mindful of the fact that we might be seeing a more aggressive transmission of the virus and will continue to make adjustments to our protocols as we consult on a daily basis with, and adhere to, the recommendations of our medical advisors,” External link

gazette Friday, February 5, 2021 7:17:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It is important to note that, while we have seen almost 100 players enter our COVID Protocols, fewer than half have done so because of confirmed positive tests -- and, among that group, many have not been symptomatic. Our priority has been and will continue to be to act conservatively with an abundance of caution, understanding that there are many things about the transmission of COVID-19 that are still being discovered” External link

seattlepi Friday, February 5, 2021 6:31:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It is important to note that, while we have seen almost 100 players enter our COVID Protocols, fewer than half have done so because of confirmed positive tests -- and, among that group, many have not been symptomatic. Our priority has been and will continue to be to act conservatively with an abundance of caution, understanding that there are many things about the transmission of COVID-19 that are still being discovered” External link

kiro7 Friday, February 5, 2021 5:54:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “With about 20 percent of our season played, we are mindful of the fact that we might be seeing a more aggressive transmission of the virus and will continue to make adjustments to our protocols as we consult on a daily basis with, and adhere to, the recommendations of our medical advisors,” External link

gazette Friday, February 5, 2021 5:40:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It is important to note that, while we have seen almost 100 players enter our COVID Protocols, fewer than half have done so because of confirmed positive tests -- and, among that group, many have not been symptomatic. Our priority has been and will continue to be to act conservatively with an abundance of caution, understanding that there are many things about the transmission of COVID-19 that are still being discovered” External link

gazette Friday, February 5, 2021 3:29:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It is important to note that, while we have seen almost 100 players enter our COVID Protocols, fewer than half have done so because of confirmed positive tests -- and, among that group, many have not been symptomatic. Our priority has been and will continue to be to act conservatively with an abundance of caution, understanding that there are many things about the transmission of COVID-19 that are still being discovered” External link

kiro7 Friday, February 5, 2021 3:23:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It is important to note that, while we have seen almost 100 players enter our COVID Protocols, fewer than half have done so because of confirmed positive tests -- and, among that group, many have not been symptomatic. Our priority has been and will continue to be to act conservatively with an abundance of caution, understanding that there are many things about the transmission of COVID-19 that are still being discovered” External link

seattlepi Friday, February 5, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It is important to note that, while we have seen almost 100 players enter our COVID Protocols, fewer than half have done so because of confirmed positive tests -- and, among that group, many have not been symptomatic. Our priority has been and will continue to be to act conservatively with an abundance of caution, understanding that there are many things about the transmission of COVID-19 that are still being discovered” External link

eagletribune Friday, February 5, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It is important to note that, while we have seen almost 100 players enter our COVID Protocols, fewer than half have done so because of confirmed positive tests -- and, among that group, many have not been symptomatic. Our priority has been and will continue to be to act conservatively with an abundance of caution, understanding that there are many things about the transmission of COVID-19 that are still being discovered” External link

seattlepi Friday, February 5, 2021 2:41:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It is important to note that, while we have seen almost 100 players enter our COVID Protocols, fewer than half have done so because of confirmed positive tests -- and, among that group, many have not been symptomatic. Our priority has been and will continue to be to act conservatively with an abundance of caution, understanding that there are many things about the transmission of COVID-19 that are still being discovered” External link

kiro7 Friday, February 5, 2021 2:33:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about George Armstrong ) : “The National Hockey League family is saddened to learn of the passing of George Armstrong,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, January 27, 2021 2:44:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about George Armstrong ) : "The National Hockey League family is saddened to learn of the passing of George Armstrong," External link

foxnews Monday, January 25, 2021 12:54:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about George Armstrong ) : “The National Hockey League family is saddened to learn of the passing of George Armstrong,” External link

seattlepi Monday, January 25, 2021 12:33:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about George Armstrong ) : “The National Hockey League family is saddened to learn of the passing of George Armstrong,” External link

eagletribune Monday, January 25, 2021 12:29:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Our game will miss him dearly," External link

afp-en Monday, January 25, 2021 12:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about George Armstrong ) : "The National Hockey League family is saddened to learn of the passing of George Armstrong," External link

ctvnews Sunday, January 24, 2021 10:16:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “In order for us to get through the season, we understand that there is an element of risk that covid-19 may impact one or more games,” “We also understand, as we have throughout, that in order to accomplish our goal, we’re going to need to be flexible and agile in how we deal with whatever we’re confronted with, and we are again prepared to do that” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:39:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “In order for us to get through the season, we understand that there is an element of risk that Covid-19 may impact one or more games,” “We also understand, as we have throughout, that in order to accomplish our goal, we're going to need to be flexible and agile in how we deal with whatever we're confronted with, and we are again prepared to do that” External link

forbes Wednesday, January 20, 2021 7:14:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Let me make something really clear: We're playing this season because we think it's important for the game, because our fans and our players want us to, and it may give people, particularly those who are back in isolation or where there are curfews, a sense of normalcy and something to do," External link

chinadaily Monday, January 18, 2021 5:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "To the extent that there are advertiser and sponsor arrangements and relationships, it enables our clubs to retain monies that they might otherwise have to refund either because the season is shortened or because there are no fans in the building," External link

chinadaily Monday, January 18, 2021 5:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It would be cheaper for us to shut the doors and not play,” “We’re going to lose more money at the club level and at the league level by playing than by not playing” External link

cknw Thursday, January 14, 2021 9:03:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Don Fehr ) : “I believe our players made an incredible sacrifice over the summer and into the fall, being away from family and friends in some cases more than two months,” “I repeatedly said to (NHLPA executive director) Don Fehr that I’m not going to even ask you to do that (again) because it wouldn’t be right and there’s no expectation that you could expect all of our players and supporting personnel to do that. So that was the starting point, and frankly the ending point” External link

citynews-ca Wednesday, January 13, 2021 8:01:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It would be cheaper for us to shut the doors and not play,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Wednesday, January 13, 2021 6:51:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “What’s aspirational is we get through the season, we have an on-ice terrific season, great playoffs, we present the Stanley Cup and the world is back to normal for the ’21-22 season,” “Anything beyond that would be great” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Wednesday, January 13, 2021 6:51:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We're coming back to play this season because we think it’s important for the game,” “Because our fans and our players want us to, and it may give people — particularly in isolation, or where there are curfews — a sense of normalcy and something to do” External link

forbes Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:46:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “What’s aspirational is we get through the season, we have an on-ice terrific season, great playoffs, we present the Stanley Cup, and the world is back to normal for the ‘21-’22 season,” “Anything beyond that would be great” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:51:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Let me make something really clear: We’re coming back to play this season because we think it’s important for the game, because our fans and our players want us to, and it may give people — particularly those that are back in isolation or where there are curfews — a sense of normalcy and something to do,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:51:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "It would be cheaper for us to shut the doors and not play," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, January 13, 2021 11:58:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "What's aspirational is we get through the season, we have an on-ice terrific season, great playoffs, we present the Stanley Cup and the world is back to normal for the '21-22 season," "Anything beyond that would be great" External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, January 13, 2021 11:58:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "It would be cheaper for us to shut the doors and not play," External link

highlandstoday Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:14:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “What’s aspirational is we get through the season, we have an on-ice terrific season, great playoffs, we present the Stanley Cup and the world is back to normal for the '21-22 season,” “Anything beyond that would be great” External link

highlandstoday Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:14:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It would be cheaper for us to shut the doors and not play,” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:46:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman řekl : "Ti, kteří jsou zpět v izolaci nebo mají opět zákaz vycházení, budou mít co dělat a alespoň v určitém směru bude pro ně život zase normální. Bylo by pro nás levnější prostě zavřít a nehrát. Když budeme za současných podmínek hrát, bude to stát víc peněz, ale majitelé klubů s touto cestou jednomyslně souhlasí. Vědí, jak je důležité hrát," External link

ceskenoviny-en Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:27:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "it would be cheaper for us to shut the doors and not play" External link

CBC Tuesday, January 12, 2021 6:13:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman told : "Let me make something clear: We're coming back to play this season because we think it's important for the game," External link

wsau Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:36:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We’ve issued 12 protocols, spanning 213 pages,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, January 12, 2021 8:36:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “I labored under the delusion that once I presented the Stanley Cup, we’d be able to take a breath for a few weeks,” “And when my plane landed back in the New York area the next day after the Stanley Cup was presented, the phone started ringing and we were back at it again” External link

dailynews Tuesday, January 12, 2021 8:36:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Our players made an incredible sacrifice over the summer and into the fall, being away from family and friends, in some cases more than two months,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, January 12, 2021 8:36:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It would be cheaper for us to shut the doors and not play,” “We are going to run through more money – or say it differently, lose more money at the club level and the league level – by playing than by not playing. But the owners unanimously are OK with that because they know how important it is for our fans and for the game. … All of our teams have the ability to get through this. We’ve made some financial arrangements to make sure cash flow is what it needs to be” External link

dailynews Tuesday, January 12, 2021 8:36:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “I laboured under the delusion that… we’d be able to take a breath,” External link

cknw Tuesday, January 12, 2021 6:30:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The protocols are not a suggestion or a recommendation,” External link

cknw Tuesday, January 12, 2021 6:30:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It would be cheaper for us to shut the doors and not play,” “We’re going to lose more money at the club level and at the league level by playing than by not playing” External link

cknw Tuesday, January 12, 2021 6:30:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “I don’t think anybody should jump to conclusions that because we’ve done this we’re now down a path to do a whole bunch of other things,” “The jury is still out on jersey signage” External link

cknw Tuesday, January 12, 2021 6:30:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We were looking for a picturesque, magnificent place with a lake and mountains that are snow-covered,” “It had to have a location where we could put a rink where you could get that visual” External link

cknw Tuesday, January 12, 2021 6:30:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We're coming back to play this season because we think it's important for the game," "It would be cheaper for us to shut the doors and not play" External link

afp-en Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:41:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Everybody is going to lose a lot of money to do this," External link

afp-en Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:41:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While there’s an economic consequence to playing the season, all of the owners of our clubs are in a position to weather it and we have no concerns in that regard,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, January 12, 2021 3:32:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It’s a difficult situation for the club,” “It’s a difficult situation for the players” External link

usaToday Tuesday, January 12, 2021 3:32:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It is no longer appropriate to continue to try to play games at this time,” External link

mlive Monday, December 28, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We are proud of the fact that hockey can bring people together,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, December 26, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We are proud of the fact that hockey can bring people together,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Friday, December 25, 2020 10:01:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We are proud of the fact that hockey can bring people together,” External link

timesofisrael Friday, December 25, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We are proud of the fact that hockey can bring people together," External link

afp-en Friday, December 25, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The National Hockey League looks forward to the opening of our 2020-21 season,” External link

highlandstoday Friday, December 25, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The National Hockey League looks forward to the opening of our 2020-21 season,” External link

wacotrib Monday, December 21, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The National Hockey League looks forward to the opening of our 2020-21 season,” External link

dailyjournal Monday, December 21, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The National Hockey League looks forward to the opening of our 2020-21 season,” External link

japantoday Monday, December 21, 2020 2:12:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we are well aware of the challenges ahead, as was the case last spring and summer, we are continuing to prioritize the health and safety of our participants and the communities in which we live and play,” External link

suntimes Monday, December 21, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The National Hockey League looks forward to the opening of our 2020-21 season,” External link

denverpost Monday, December 21, 2020 12:53:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The National Hockey League looks forward to the opening of our 2020-21 season,” External link

click2houston Monday, December 21, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The National Hockey League looks forward to the opening of our 2020-21 season,” External link

usaToday Monday, December 21, 2020 12:09:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Association ) : "The biggest challenge is making sure that our players and supporting personnel are safe and healthy and making sure that we're not doing anything that puts the communities in which we're playing at risk either in terms of spreading COVID or taking medical resources, whether it's testing or vaccinations," "We understand what is vitally important to each community and to the health and welfare of each community, and we don't want to do anything that would interfere with that. But everything that we're doing and working on with the Players' Association starts with keeping the players and the communities in which we play safe and healthy" External link

wkbw Saturday, December 19, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Henrik Lundqvist ) : “While we are all saddened as hockey fans that we will not be able to watch Henrik tend goal for the Capitals this season,” External link

seattlepi Friday, December 18, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Right now, we’re focused on whether or not we’re going to play in our buildings and do some limited travelling or play in a bubble, and that’s something we’re working on and getting medical advice on” External link

kiro7 Friday, December 18, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Right now, we’re focused on whether or not we’re going to play in our buildings and do some limited travelling or play in a bubble, and that’s something we’re working on and getting medical advice on” External link

seattlepi Friday, December 18, 2020 1:01:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman ujistil : "Soustředíme se na to, abychom začali snad někdy kolem poloviny ledna. Je zcela jasné, že nebudeme hrát 82 zápasů v základní části, jak mužstva obvykle hrají. Chceme se ale snažit o to, aby zápasů k odehrání bylo co nejvíce," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, December 16, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman řekl : "Právě teď se zaměřujeme na to, zda budeme hrát v našich arénách s možností alespoň omezeného cestování, nebo budeme hrát v 'bublině'. To je něco, na čem pracujeme a k čemu sbíráme lékařská doporučení," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, December 16, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman připustil : "Byla to pro ně ohromná zátěž," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, December 16, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman uvedl : "To je ta největší výzva - jistota, že všichni hráči i personál okolo budou zdraví. Chceme si být jistí také tím, že neděláme nic, co by ohrozilo komunity, v nichž hrajeme, ať už jde o šíření nemoci covid-19, užívání zdravotnických prostředků, testování nebo očkování," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, December 16, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman řekl : "Neomezovalo by to sice ta rizika jako v případě 'bubliny' či centrálního místa, ale nemysleli jsme na to, že bychom mohli dát hráče do 'bubliny' na šest měsíců," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, December 16, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Right now, we’re focused on whether or not we’re going to play in our buildings and do some limited traveling or play in a bubble, and that’s something we’re working out and getting medical advice on,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, December 16, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “So, for example, we have a couple of clubs that can’t hold training camp or conduct games even without fans in their current buildings and facilities, and we’re going to have to move them somewhere else to play,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, December 16, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The biggest challenge is making sure that our players and supporting personnel are safe and healthy and making sure we’re not doing anything that puts the communities in which we’re playing at risk either in terms of spreading COVID or taking medical resources, whether it’s testing or vaccinations,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, December 16, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Right now, we’re focused on whether or not we’re going to play in our buildings and do some limited traveling or play in a bubble, and that’s something we’re working out and getting medical advice on,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, December 16, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “So, for example, we have a couple of clubs that can’t hold training camp or conduct games even without fans in their current buildings and facilities, and we’re going to have to move them somewhere else to play,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, December 16, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The biggest challenge is making sure that our players and supporting personnel are safe and healthy and making sure we’re not doing anything that puts the communities in which we’re playing at risk either in terms of spreading COVID or taking medical resources, whether it’s testing or vaccinations,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, December 16, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "There are a lot of things we have to do to return to play," "For us to return to play, we're not going to play 82 games, obviously, and we have travel issues because of the restrictions at the border. You can't go back and forth, so we're actually going to have to realign" External link

chinadaily Wednesday, December 16, 2020 5:50:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Pierre Lacroix ) : "Pierre Lacroix's eye for talent, appreciation for elite-level athletes and fearlessness in pulling off the big trade made him one of the most successful team builders in recent NHL history," "Fiercely competitive and personally engaging, he was highly regarded by his fellow general managers and his voice was respected throughout the league" External link

yahoo-au Monday, December 14, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Pierre Lacroix ) : "Pierre Lacroix's eye for talent, appreciation for elite-level athletes and fearlessness in pulling off the big trade made him one of the most successful team builders in recent NHL history," "Fiercely competitive and personally engaging, he was highly regarded by his fellow general managers and his voice was respected throughout the league" External link

afp-en Monday, December 14, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Fiercely competitive and personally engaging, he was highly regarded by his fellow general managers and his voice was respected throughout the league," External link

barrie Sunday, December 13, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "If we have to pay out lots of cash, two-thirds of which is going to come back to us, that may cause some stress," "And by the same token, if the players owe us more money than anybody imagined, the salary cap could well be flat or close to flat for the next five or six years, and players into the future will be repaying what we're owed" External link

chinadaily Friday, December 11, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman told : "There are a lot of things we have to do to return to play," External link

barrie Wednesday, December 9, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We're still a work in progress," "There's much to be determined" External link

barrie Wednesday, December 9, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “There are a lot of things we have to do to return to play. For us to return to play, we’re not going to play 82 games, obviously, and we have travel issues because of the restrictions at the border between Canada and the U.S. You can’t go back and forth, so we’re actually going to have to realign,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, December 9, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman řekl : "Je spousta věcí, které musíme pro návrat k hokeji udělat," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, December 9, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman vysvětlil : "Abychom to mohli celé zrealizovat, nebude zřejmě možné, aby každý tým odehrál 82 zápasů v základní části. Jsou tu také problémy ve spojení s omezeními při překročení hranic mezi Kanadou a USA. Nelze jet tam a zase hned zpátky, proto budeme muset nejspíš přeskupit divize," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, December 9, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman dodal : "A pokud vše zůstane tak, jak je to nastavené v současnosti, budeme tu mít pravděpodobně kanadskou divizi a přerozdělíme i ty ostatní s americkými kluby. Soustředíme se na to, abychom se vypořádali se všemi výzvami, které jsou před námi. Je toho ještě spousta, co musíme dotáhnout do konce a upřesnit, ale na všem pořád pracujeme," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, December 9, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "I considered it a pleasure to meet him and know him, he will be missed," External link

CBC Monday, December 7, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "I considered it a pleasure to meet him and know him, he will be missed," External link

CBC Sunday, December 6, 2020 5:16:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "I considered it a pleasure to meet him and know him, he will be missed," External link

CBC Sunday, December 6, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Under our deal and the one we've had for more than a decade with the players' association, whatever the revenues are, the players only get 50%," "And if we overpay them and they don't pay us back in the short term, they have to pay us back over time. There will be stressors on that system, and we've had discussions about what those stresses are and how they might be dealt with, but we're not trying to say, 'You must do X, Y and Z.' We're trying to look for a way to continue to work together" External link

buffalonews Saturday, December 5, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "That is a work in progress influenced largely by what we're hearing from the medical experts," "COVID is going through a second wave, which could be worse than the first wave... we are taking our time and making sure, as we look to ways to move forward, we are focused on health and safety and doing the right things" External link

wsau Friday, December 4, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If we have to pay out lots of cash, two-thirds of which is going to come back to us, that may cause some stress,” External link

foxnews Friday, December 4, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If we have to pay out lots of cash, two-thirds of which is going to come back to us, that may cause some stress,” “And by the same token, if the players owe us more money than anybody imagined, the salary cap could well be flat or close to flat for the next five or six years, and players into the future will be repaying what we’re owed” External link

globalnews Thursday, December 3, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If we have to pay out lots of cash, two-thirds of which is going to come back to us, that may cause some stress,” “And by the same token, if the players owe us more money than anybody imagined, the salary cap could well be flat or close to flat for the next five or six years, and players into the future will be repaying what we’re owed” External link

japantoday Thursday, December 3, 2020 2:32:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “That is a work in progress influenced largely by what we’re learning from medical experts,” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 3, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “That is a work in progress influenced largely by what we’re learning from medical experts,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, December 3, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If we have to pay out lots of cash, two-thirds of which is going to come back to us, that may cause some stress,” “And by the same token, if the players owe us more money than anybody imagined, the salary cap could well be flat or close to flat for the next five or six years, and players into the future will be repaying what we’re owed” External link

eagletribune Thursday, December 3, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If we have to pay out lots of cash, two-thirds of which is going to come back to us, that may cause some stress,” “And by the same token, if the players owe us more money than anybody imagined, the salary cap could well be flat or close to flat for the next five or six years, and players into the future will be repaying what we’re owed” External link

click2houston Thursday, December 3, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If we have to pay out lots of cash, two-thirds of which is going to come back to us, that may cause some stress,” “And by the same token, if the players owe us more money than anybody imagined, the salary cap could well be flat or close to flat for the next five or six years, and players into the future will be repaying what we’re owed” External link

kiro7 Thursday, December 3, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If we have to pay out lots of cash, two-thirds of which is going to come back to us, that may cause some stress,” “And by the same token, if the players owe us more money than anybody imagined, the salary cap could well be flat or close to flat for the next five or six years, and players into the future will be repaying what we’re owed” External link

foxnews Thursday, December 3, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "serving the First Nations community -- using hockey and other sports to provide opportunities for Indigenous youth," External link

wrcbtv Wednesday, November 25, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "The story of Sasakamoose's groundbreaking, 11-game NHL career with the Chicago Black Hawks in 1953-54 was the culmination of years of dedication to overcoming adversity in pursuit of a dream, and the pivot point at which he turned his focus to helping others pursue their dreams," External link

wrcbtv Wednesday, November 25, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Obviously, we're not going to move all seven Canadian franchises south of the 49th Parallel," External link

missoulian Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "You'll play for 10 to 12 days. You'll play a bunch of games without traveling. You'll go back, go home for a week, be with your family," "We'll have our testing protocols and all the other things you need. It's not going to be quite as effective as a bubble, but we think we can, if we go this route, minimize the risks to the extent practical and sensible" External link

missoulian Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “You’ll play for 10 to 12 days,” “You’ll play a bunch of games without traveling. You’ll go back, go home for a week, be with your family” External link

nytimes Saturday, November 14, 2020 9:19:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We're not going to move all seven Canadian franchises south of the 49th parallel ... so we have to look at alternative ways to play," External link

timescolonist Thursday, November 12, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “As it relates to the travel issue, which is obviously the great unknown, we may have to temporarily realign to deal with geography, because having some of our teams travel from Florida to California may not make sense,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Wednesday, November 11, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We are exploring the possibility of playing in our own buildings without fans (or) fans where you can, which is going to be an arena-by-arena issue,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Wednesday, November 11, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “You’ll play for 10 to 12 days,” External link

mlive Wednesday, November 11, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : ''As it relates to the travel issue, which is obviously the great unknown, we may have to temporarily realign to deal with geography, because having some of our teams travel from Florida to California may not make sense,'' External link

koreatimes Wednesday, November 11, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : ''We are exploring the possibility of playing in our own buildings without fans (or) fans where you can, which is going to be an arena-by-arena issue,'' External link

koreatimes Wednesday, November 11, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman uvedl : "Je jasné, že nebudeme přesouvat všech sedm kanadských klubů na jih od 49. rovnoběžky. Proto je třeba hledat alternativní cesty, abychom mohli hrát," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman řekl : "Kvůli problémům s cestováním, které přirozeně zůstávají velkou neznámou, bude možná potřeba ligu přeskupit s ohledem na geografickou polohu. Nedává moc smysl, aby některé týmy třeba z Floridy cestovaly do Kalifornie. Uvažujeme o zredukovaném programu zápasů a potom by bylo lepší ho mít více zaměřený na jednotlivé divize a geograficky centralizovaný, abychom potíže s cestováním vyřešili," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman připustil : "Nebude to asi tak efektivní jako 'bublina', v níž jsme dohrávali minulý ročník, ale myslíme si, že takto lze minimalizovat rizika do té míry, aby to bylo praktické a dávalo to smysl. Je to jedna z věcí, o kterých mluvíme," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman prohlásil : "Naším cílem je, abychom se postupně dostali do normálních kolejí a dlouhodobě pak mohli zase začínat sezonu na podzim a končit, než začne červenec," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "You'll play for 10 to 12 days. You'll play a bunch of games without travelling. You'll go back, go home for a week, be with your family. We'll have our testing protocols and all the other things you need," External link

wsau Wednesday, November 11, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman added : "Obviously, we're not going to move all seven Canadian franchises south of the 49th Parallel, and so we have to look at alternative ways to play," "While crossing the U.S.-Canadian border is an issue, we're also seeing within the U.S. limitations in terms of quarantining when you go from certain states to other states. It's again part of having to be flexible" External link

wsau Wednesday, November 11, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Obviously, we're not going to move all seven Canadian franchises south of the 49th Parallel, and so we have to look at alternative ways to play," External link

irishsun Wednesday, November 11, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Our goal is to get back to a normal schedule starting (next) fall and being done before July on a longer-term basis," External link

irishsun Wednesday, November 11, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “As it relates to the travel issue, which is obviously the great unknown, we may have to temporarily realign to deal with geography, because having some of our teams travel from Florida to California may not make sense,” External link

tribtown Wednesday, November 11, 2020 7:33:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We are exploring the possibility of playing in our own buildings without fans (or) fans where you can, which is going to be an arena-by-arena issue,” External link

tribtown Wednesday, November 11, 2020 7:33:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Obviously, we’re not going to move all seven Canadian franchises south of the 49th Parallel, and so we have to look at alternative ways to play,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 11, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “You’ll play for 10 to 12 days,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 11, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “And while we’re in the middle of working on our return to play as well, which I hope to have put to bed soon, our goal is to get back to a normal schedule starting (next) fall and being done before July on a longer-term basis,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 11, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “You play for 10 to 12 days,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Obviously, we’re not going to move all seven Canadian franchises south of the 49th Parallel, and so we have to look at alternative ways to play,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "He always said 'yes' when hockey called," "We will miss him and send our condolences to his family and millions of friends and fans" External link

irishsun Monday, November 9, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “You have been simply magnificent at your craft,” “There’s nobody who does a play-by-play as well as you do. I just want to thank you for all of the incredible energy and effort you’ve given us and our fans” External link

eagletribune Monday, October 19, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "This represents what will be a return to normalcy," External link

newsday-USA Saturday, October 10, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Today marks another significant step on the journey to the Islanders' home opener of the 2021-22 season," "No one, particularly the loyal fans of the Islanders, can wait until the team skates onto the ice of the spectacular UBS Arena. In the meantime, we marvel at the vision of Islanders owners Scott Malkin and Jon Ledecky, the Oak View Group and Governor Cuomo, and the way they've worked together to turn that vision into reality - even remaining on schedule during these turbulent times" External link

abc7ny Saturday, October 10, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We really haven't focused precisely on what we're going to be doing next season," External link

wsau Wednesday, October 7, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It was just over a week ago that we celebrated the successful completion of our 2019-20 return to play with the crowning of the Tampa Bay Lightning as Stanley Cup champions,” “Based upon what we have learned and what we know and what we still don’t know, I can say that we are now focused on a Jan. 1 start for next season” External link

masslive Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "It was just over a week ago that we celebrated the successful completion of our 2019-20 return to play with the crowning of the Tampa Bay Lightning as Stanley Cup champions," “Based upon what we have learned and what we know and what we still don’t know, I can say that we are now focused on a Jan. 1 start for next season” External link

kiro7 Wednesday, October 7, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It was just over a week ago that we celebrated the successful completion of our 2019-20 return to play with the crowning of the Tampa Bay Lightning as Stanley Cup champions,” External link

news18 Wednesday, October 7, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Nobody can tell me whether or not the border between Canada and the United States is going to be open by a certain date," External link

buffalonews Sunday, October 4, 2020 1:04:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “There’s no harder championship to win,” External link

nytimes Friday, October 2, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman told : "There were sleepless nights, and there were skeptics," External link

forbes Thursday, October 1, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "There is a sense of relief, but I'm also…" External link

forbes Thursday, October 1, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "But it’s all worth it now. We’re coming home with the Cup”. Before giving that trophy to Hedman, Bettman gave all the players credit for enduring a quarantine largely on their own for so long. “To be in this place at this time under these circumstances is remarkable and frankly overwhelming," “Frankly, all of the players who participated should feel like MVPs” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "But it’s all worth it now. We’re coming home with the Cup”. Before giving that trophy to Hedman, Bettman gave all the players credit for enduring a quarantine largely on their own for so long. “To be in this place at this time under these circumstances is remarkable and frankly overwhelming," “Frankly, all of the players who participated should feel like MVPs” External link

news4jax Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “To win in this place at this time under these circumstances is remarkable and frankly overwhelming,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "But it’s all worth it now. We’re coming home with the Cup”. Before giving that trophy to Hedman, Bettman gave all the players credit for enduring a quarantine largely on their own for so long. “To be in this place at this time under these circumstances is remarkable and frankly overwhelming," “Frankly, all of the players who participated should feel like MVPs” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "But it’s all worth it now, we’re coming home with the Cup”. Before giving that trophy to Hedman, Bettman gave all the players credit for enduring a quarantine largely on their own for so long. “To be in this place at this time under these circumstances is remarkable and frankly overwhelming," “Frankly, all of the players who participated should feel like MVPs” External link

13newsnow Tuesday, September 29, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “On whatever basis we may or may not be able to have fans in our buildings is something that may be well beyond our control in terms of local government regulations that will determine how much the shortfall is off of where we were and off of where we were projecting,” External link

denverpost Monday, September 28, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “On whatever basis we may or may not be able to have fans in our buildings is something that may be well beyond our control in terms of local government regulations that will determine how much the shortfall is off of where we were and off of where we were projecting,” External link

foxnews Monday, September 28, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “On whatever basis we may or may not be able to have fans in our buildings is something that may be well beyond our control in terms of local government regulations that will determine how much the shortfall is off of where we were and off of where we were projecting,” External link

usaToday Monday, September 28, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "If there's an option to consider, believe me, we're considering it," External link

chinadaily Monday, September 28, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Nobody can tell me whether or not the border between Canada and the United States is going to be open by a certain date, nobody can tell me what the state of COVID-19 is going to be, nobody can tell me whether or not our arenas will be able to have either socially distanced or fully occupied buildings," "So we're going to have to do the same thing we did to get ready for the return to play in August: explore all the options, be flexible and agile enough to implement when the time comes. We know it'll be less (money), we know there's a substantial revenue impact, but I'm comfortable that our franchises will be strong enough to weather this, and will come out stronger on the other side" External link

chinadaily Monday, September 28, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “There’s still too much we don’t know,” External link

simcoe Saturday, September 26, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “It’s no secret that attendance, directly and indirectly, impacts at least 50 per cent of our revenues,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, September 21, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If there’s an option to consider, believe me, we’re considering it,” External link

koaa Monday, September 21, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Our goal is to get back to as great a sense of normalcy as possible under whatever circumstances are presented,” External link

koaa Monday, September 21, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we know it’ll be less (money), we know there’s a substantial revenue impact, I’m comfortable that our franchises will be strong enough to weather this,” “Our franchises will get through this and will come out stronger on the other side” External link

koaa Monday, September 21, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If there’s an option to consider, believe me, we’re considering it,” External link

taipeitimes Sunday, September 20, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “How and when we do that is something that we don’t all have enough information to make any decisions,” External link

taipeitimes Sunday, September 20, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If there’s an option to consider, believe me, we’re considering it,” External link

wkbn Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Our goal is to get back to as great a sense of normalcy as possible under whatever circumstances are presented,” External link

wkbn Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we know it’ll be less (money), we know there’s a substantial revenue impact, I’m comfortable that our franchises will be strong enough to weather this,” “Our franchises will get through this and will come out stronger on the other side” External link

wkbn Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If there’s an option to consider, believe me, we’re considering it,” External link

foxnews Sunday, September 20, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Our goal is to get back to as great a sense of normalcy as possible under whatever circumstances are presented,” External link

foxnews Sunday, September 20, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Handing the Cup over to the captain of the winning team will probably be the first time since March 12 I’ll breathe a sigh of relief, and maybe I’ll get a full night sleep,” External link

foxnews Sunday, September 20, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "While we know it’ll be less (money), we know there’s a substantial revenue impact, I’m comfortable that our franchises will be strong enough to weather this," “Our franchises will get through this and will come out stronger on the other side” External link

foxnews Sunday, September 20, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "I anticipate playing a full season next season, 82 games, full playoffs," External link

afp-en Sunday, September 20, 2020 2:22:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "My preference would be to stay out of summer as much as possible," External link

afp-en Sunday, September 20, 2020 2:22:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "There is still so much we don't know," "Nobody can tell me whether or not the border between Canada and the United States is going to be open by a date certain. Nobody can tell me what the state of Covid-19 is going to be" External link

afp-en Sunday, September 20, 2020 2:22:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Dec. 1 has always been a notional date. I will not be surprised if it slips into later December. It could slip into January,” External link

cknw Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Yes, there will be a revenue hit,” “It’s no secret that attendance directly and indirectly impacts at least 50 per cent of our revenues” External link

cknw Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If there’s an option to consider, believe me, we’re considering it,” External link

denverpost Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “How and when we do that is something that we don’t all have enough information to make any decisions,” External link

denverpost Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “How and when we do that is something that we don’t all have enough information to make any decisions,” External link

kiro7 Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:43:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “How and when we do that is something that we don’t all have enough information to make any decisions,” External link

seattlepi Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We applaud NHL players for recognizing the importance of this moment and for coming together as part of a genuine movement for change,” External link

globalnews Friday, September 4, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “I exercise my discretion to impose the aforementioned discipline—which I consider to be more appropriate given the specific circumstances of this case,” External link

foxnews Thursday, August 27, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Dale Hawerchuk ) : "The National Hockey League mourns the passing of Dale Hawerchuk, an instant and enduring star who captured the hearts of two hockey-loving cities, represented his country with class and distinction, and is one of the most decorated players in our game’s history," External link

buffalonews Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:16:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "The killing of George Floyd and ensuing demand for justice and equality that inspiringly swept our countries, required us to accept that what we have done to this point isn't enough," "So we must and will do more and be better to make our game a welcoming place for everyone" External link

wsau Sunday, August 2, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “That’s a very profound question, and I think the answer is extraordinary times present extraordinary challenges. And it takes an extraordinary group of people with an extraordinary effort to get the result you want,” External link

masslive Saturday, August 1, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “That’s a very profound question, and I think the answer is extraordinary times present extraordinary challenges. And it takes an extraordinary group of people with an extraordinary effort to get the result you want,” External link

orlandosentinel Saturday, August 1, 2020 8:11:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman explained : "We've completed this training camp, and we were testing players regularly. We entered the bubble on Sunday in Toronto and Edmonton ... " External link

foxnews Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:17:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Protocols are very strict. The players have been great in adhering to them," External link

foxnews Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:17:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “That’s a very profound question, and I think the answer is extraordinary times present extraordinary challenges. And it takes an extraordinary group of people with an extraordinary effort to get the result you want,” External link

kiro7 Friday, July 31, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If there’s any point where I’m going to feel substantial emotion, it’ll be a sense of relief when I get to present the Stanley Cup,” “This has been, as I think I indicated before, an extraordinarily involved, difficult and unusual circumstance” External link

nytimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We still have a way to go to feel any sort of gratification," "If there's any point I'm going to feel substantial emotion, it'll be a sense of relief when I get to present the Stanley Cup" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, July 28, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If there's any point where I'm going to feel substantial emotion, it'll be a sense of relief when I get to present the Stanley Cup,” External link

buffalonews Monday, July 27, 2020 2:50:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “the presence or not of families is still a work in progress,” External link

gazette Sunday, July 26, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "One of the most unique and challenging endeavours any of us have ever been involved with," External link

barrie Saturday, July 25, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "I don't sit back and try and dislocate my shoulder trying to either pat myself or anybody else on the back," "If there's any point where I'm going to feel substantial emotion, it'll be a sense of relief when I get the present the Stanley Cup" External link

barrie Saturday, July 25, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We still have a way to go to feel any sort of gratification,” “If there’s any point I’m going to feel substantial emotion, it’ll be a sense of relief when I get to present the Stanley Cup” External link

click2houston Saturday, July 25, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Daryl Katz ) : "Daryl probably lobbied me harder than any other owner who was interested in hosting a hub, and that is not an exaggeration because there were multiple emails, multiple texts and multiple phone calls every single day until we announced we were coming to Edmonton," External link

barrie Friday, July 24, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman told : "It was a recognition by both sides that we were being confronted with an incredibly difficult and unprecedented situation," External link

CBC Tuesday, July 21, 2020 11:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we have all worked very hard to try to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities,” “We know that all of our fans are excited about our return to the ice next month, and that has been our goal since we paused our season on March 12” External link

nbcnewyork Monday, July 13, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “When we got to March 12 and decided to take the pause, that began a period of perhaps unprecedented collaboration and problem solving,” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, July 12, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Don Fehr ) : “I think Don and I both recognize labor peace was something we couldn’t even quantify how important it was,” “But we both knew that for the business of the game to come back strong, there was enough disruption going on in the world that we didn’t have to add to it” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, July 12, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “When we got to March 12 and decided to take the pause, that began a period of perhaps unprecedented collaboration and problem solving,” External link

orlandosentinel Sunday, July 12, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “When we got to March 12 and decided to take the pause, that began a period of perhaps unprecedented collaboration and problem solving,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, July 12, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Don Fehr ) : “I think Don and I both recognize labor peace was something we couldn’t even quantify how important it was,” “But we both knew that for the business of the game to come back strong, there was enough disruption going on in the world that we didn’t have to add to it” External link

eagletribune Sunday, July 12, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “I think the question — not to push back on it too hard — presumes a level of dishonesty and a lack of integrity (that we) and the people we serve would reject categorically,” External link

simcoe Sunday, July 12, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “I think the question — not to push back on it too hard — presumes a level of dishonesty and a lack of integrity (that we) and the people we serve would reject categorically,” External link

simcoe Sunday, July 12, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “I think the question — not to push back on it too hard — presumes a level of dishonesty and a lack of integrity (that we) and the people we serve would reject categorically,” External link

simcoe Sunday, July 12, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "When we got to March 12 and decided to take the pause, that began a period of perhaps unprecedented collaboration and problem solving," External link

kiro7 Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “I think Don and I both recognize labor peace was something we couldn’t even quantify how important it was,” “But we both knew that for the business of the game to come back strong, there was enough disruption going on in the world that we didn’t have to add to it” External link

kiro7 Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “When we got to March 12 and decided to take the pause, that began a period of perhaps unprecedented collaboration and problem solving,” External link

click2houston Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Don Fehr ) : “I think Don and I both recognize labor peace was something we couldn’t even quantify how important it was,” “But we both knew that for the business of the game to come back strong, there was enough disruption going on in the world that we didn’t have to add to it” External link

click2houston Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we believe we’re buttoned down at the provincial level in Ontario and Alberta, there are still a couple of details that we are just finalizing with the federal government at the federal level,” External link

edmontonjournal Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “In respect to testing, one of the reasons why we’re going where we’re going and have the hubs in places where there is less COVID-19 is that it gives us better access to testing, which we’re getting from commercial sources and we’re paying for,” “We wanted to make sure we’re not doing anything that takes away from the medical needs of the community and we’re comfortable that’s the case” External link

edmontonjournal Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “There is enough disruption going on in the world that we didn’t need to add to it,” External link

dailynews Saturday, July 11, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We’re switching from one grind to another,” External link

dailynews Saturday, July 11, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we have all worked very hard to try to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities,” “We know that all of our fans are excited about our return to the ice next month, and that has been our goal since we paused our season on March 12” External link

wkbn Saturday, July 11, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we have all worked very hard to try to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities,” “We know that all of our fans are excited about our return to the ice next month, and that has been our goal since we paused our season on March 12” External link

wwlp Saturday, July 11, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we have all worked very hard to try to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities,” “We know that all of our fans are excited about our return to the ice next month, and that has been our goal since we paused our season on March 12” External link

usaToday Saturday, July 11, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we have all worked very hard to try to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities,” “We know that all of our fans are excited about our return to the ice next month, and that has been our goal since we paused our season on March 12” External link

foxnews Saturday, July 11, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "While we have all worked very hard to try to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities," "We know that all of our fans are excited about our return to the ice next month, and that has been our goal since we paused our season on March 12" External link

CBSnews Saturday, July 11, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we have all worked very hard to try to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities,” “We know that all of our fans are excited about our return to the ice next month, and that has been our goal since we paused our season on March 12” External link

13newsnow Saturday, July 11, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we have all worked very hard to try to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities,” “We know that all of our fans are excited about our return to the ice next month, and that has been our goal since we paused our season on March 12” External link

wcnc Saturday, July 11, 2020 3:55:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we have all worked very hard to try to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities,” “We know that all of our fans are excited about our return to the ice next month, and that has been our goal since we paused our season on March 12” External link

12newsnow Saturday, July 11, 2020 3:36:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman added : “While we have all worked very hard to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities,” “We know that all of our fans are excited about our return to the ice next month and that has been our goal since we paused our season” External link

dailynews Saturday, July 11, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Today the NHL and NHLPA announced a significant agreement that addresses the uncertainty everyone is dealing with, the framework for the completion of the 2019-20 season and the foundation for continued long-term growth in our league," "We know that all of our fans are excited about our return to the ice next month and that has been our goal since we paused our season on March 12" External link

wsau Saturday, July 11, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we have all worked very hard to try to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities,” “We know that all of our fans are excited about our return to the ice next month, and that has been our goal since we paused our season on March 12” External link

eagletribune Saturday, July 11, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we have all worked very hard to try to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities,” External link

click2houston Saturday, July 11, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While we have all worked very hard to try to address the risks of COVID-19, we know that health and safety are and will continue to be our priorities,” External link

kiro7 Saturday, July 11, 2020 2:31:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “This has been more than just a wake-up call,” “There are players who are extremely focused, and this is an important issue for them as well” External link

wsvn Tuesday, June 30, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “At parades and events across North America celebrating Pride, the NHL and our partners will be participating to send a message that is clear and unequivocal - hockey is for everyone,” “We are immensely proud of the work that members of our NHL and extended hockey families do to make all feel welcome in the world’s greatest game. Furthering inclusiveness is a year-round mission for the NHL and we are excited to highlight some of our efforts during this Pride Month” External link

masslive Friday, June 26, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Obviously, for any sport, if you have a major outbreak, it's going to change everything,” “But we're being told that an isolated case or a couple of isolated cases shouldn't interfere with the plans, and we should be able to move forward” External link

forbes Monday, June 22, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “I think everybody can feel good, based on the combination of the play-in round and the way we’re going to run the playoffs, that this will be a full competition which will bring out the best in our teams and our players,” External link

forbes Tuesday, June 16, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "While the regular season was largely completed, we had a number of teams that were on the bubble," External link

wsau Tuesday, June 16, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We are working particularly with the Canadian government about determining how we can deal with moving from the training camp phase to a possible hub in Canada," "Because obviously if the players would have to quarantine for 14 days in between training camp and going to the hub, that wouldn't work" External link

wsau Tuesday, June 16, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "If there's one positive test -- again, this will be under the strict guidance of the medical people -- that person will be isolated," "And we'll be monitoring anybody, through contact tracing, that was in close proximity. Obviously, for any sport, if you have a major outbreak, it's going to change everything, but we're being told that an isolated case or a couple of isolated cases shouldn't interfere with the plans, and we should be able to move forward" External link

wsau Tuesday, June 16, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, June 9, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

orlandosentinel Monday, June 8, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

wkbn Friday, June 5, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "While nothing is without risk, ensuring health and safety has been central to all of our planning so far and will remain so," External link

yahoo-au Friday, June 5, 2020 5:33:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "While nothing is without risk, ensuring health and safety has been central to all of our planning so far and will remain so," External link

afp-english Friday, June 5, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "While nothing is without risk, ensuring health and safety has been central to all of our planning so far and will remain so," External link

afp-en Friday, June 5, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

12news Friday, June 5, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

newswest9 Friday, June 5, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

13newsnow Friday, June 5, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

12newsnow Friday, June 5, 2020 3:36:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

koaa Friday, June 5, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

bangordailynews Friday, June 5, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

usaToday Friday, June 5, 2020 12:21:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

usaToday Friday, June 5, 2020 12:21:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

usaToday Thursday, June 4, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

click2houston Thursday, June 4, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We prefer as a general matter brackets for a whole host of reasons,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, June 4, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Obviously it weighs on his mind every day,” “The great thing is, I know some of the players, they do talk. Obviously, as a rookie, he just follows. ‘OK, this is what I have to do,’ (and) it makes it a lot easier” External link

denverpost Monday, June 1, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “You’re getting antsy because you see guys in Florida where ice (rinks) are open,” “Not only do you want to get out there, but it’s like those guys are going to have an advantage” External link

denverpost Monday, June 1, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Bill’s not in great health right now,” External link

denverpost Monday, June 1, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Obviously these are extraordinary and unprecedented times,” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We remain focused on the safety of our players, coaches, support staff and arena personnel,” “We will not set dates, choose sites or begin to play until we know what’s appropriate and prudent, and are approved to do so” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The timing of our entry into Phase 3 again will be determined by guidance from medical and civil authorities,” External link

foxnews Friday, May 29, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Everything we have been focused on starts with the health and well-being of our players, the other personnel, in the communities in which we play," "We believe they will be playing over the summer and that we will be able to award a champion for the '19-'20 season" External link

foxnews Friday, May 29, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman added : "From a health standpoint obviously for the players we are worried about COVID-19," "Testing will be an important part of what we are doing" External link

foxnews Friday, May 29, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “By getting a bye, they’re going to be facing a team that just came out of a competitive series, and the concern was they needed to have some competition that might not put them at risk in terms of the playoffs but would give them an opportunity to play some real games,” “They needed some games that mattered to some extent in order to not be coming in against a team that just played a competitive series. The benefit and the curse of a bye, I suppose” External link

kiro7 Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “By getting a bye, they’re going to be facing a team that just came out of a competitive series, and the concern was they needed to have some competition that might not put them at risk in terms of the playoffs but would give them an opportunity to play some real games,” “They needed some games that mattered to some extent in order to not be coming in against a team that just played a competitive series. The benefit and the curse of a bye, I suppose” External link

news4jax Thursday, May 28, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Medical advisors tell us that, by the time we’re doing this over the summer, that will be a relatively insignificant number of tests relative to the number of tests that will be available,” External link

suntimes Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If we go to a place that has less COVID-19 in the community, the likelihood of somebody — who has been tested through a training period, through training camp and now is centralized — [contracting it is lower],” “The more we can sort of create a bubble, the less likely we’ll have it” External link

suntimes Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We want to just be in a position to, in real time, have lots of options once we understand what the state of play is at the time we need to make the decision,” “We could pick one or two locations, but that might, if we made the decision today, not turn out to be as good a decision as one that we make three, four weeks from now because things are continuing to evolve in all of the places that we play” External link

wral Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We want to just be in a position to, in real time, have lots of options once we understand what the state of play is at the time we need to make the decision,” “We could pick one or two locations, but that might, if we made the decision today, not turn out to be as good a decision as one that we make three, four weeks from now because things are continuing to evolve in all of the places that we play” External link

wkbn Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We want to just be in a position to, in real time, have lots of options once we understand what the state of play is at the time we need to make the decision,” “We could pick one or two locations, but that might, if we made the decision today, not turn out to be as good a decision as one that we make three, four weeks from now because things are continuing to evolve in all of the places that we play” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:13:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We want to just be in a position to, in real time, have lots of options once we understand what the state of play is at the time we need to make the decision,” “We could pick one or two locations, but that might, if we made the decision today, not turn out to be as good a decision as one that we make three, four weeks from now because things are continuing to evolve in all of the places that we play” External link

680news Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We want to just be in a position to, in real time, have lots of options once we understand what the state of play is at the time we need to make the decision,” “We could pick one or two locations, but that might, if we made the decision today, not turn out to be as good a decision as one that we make three, four weeks from now because things are continuing to evolve in all of the places that we play” External link

click2houston Thursday, May 28, 2020 2:31:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Obviously these are extraordinary and unprecedented times," External link

CBC Thursday, May 28, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "It's been an important day for sports and for the NHL in this incredibly unique, difficult and trying time," External link

CBC Thursday, May 28, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We remain focused on the safety of our players, coaches, support staff and arena personnel," "We will not set dates, choose sites or begin to play until we know what's appropriate and prudent, and are approved to do so" External link

CBC Thursday, May 28, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We don’t need to make a decision today. We’ll probably need to make one in three to four weeks, and at that point we would be able to better evaluate how Covid-19 is in a particular place,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, May 28, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “As we seek some return to normalcy, this is an important day for NHL fans,” External link

ibtimes Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Obviously, there are lots of things to be done,” External link

news4jax Wednesday, May 27, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If it has to slide more, then it’ll slide,” External link

news4jax Wednesday, May 27, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We don't need to make a decision today. We'll probably need to make one in three to four weeks, and at that point we would be able to better evaluate how COVID-19 is in a particular place," External link

ibtimes-uk Wednesday, May 27, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We hope this is a step back toward normalcy," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "Any plan for the resumption of play by definition cannot be perfect," "But we believe we have constructed an overall plan that includes all teams that as a practical matter might have had a chance of qualifying for the playoffs when the season was paused, and this plan will produce a worthy Stanley Cup champion who will have run the postseason gauntlet that is unique to the NHL" External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Obviously, there are lots of things to be done,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “If it has to slide more, then it’ll slide,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : "We are hopeful the Return To Play Plan will allow us to complete the season and award the Stanley Cup in a manner in which the health and safety of our players, on-ice officials, team staff and associated individuals involved are paramount," External link

ABCnews Wednesday, May 27, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Realistically if we’re in training camp mid-July, that would be a good thing, and if we can be playing by the end of July or the beginning of August, that would be a good thing too,” “But if it has to slide more, then it’ll slide. There’s a reason that we’re not giving you dates now because anybody who gives you a date is guessing, and we think we’d rather take a more holistic approach to doing this” External link

680news Wednesday, May 27, 2020 7:25:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While nothing is without risk, ensuring health and safety has been central to all of our planning so far and will remain so,” External link

oxfordtimes Wednesday, May 27, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Realistically if we’re in training camp mid-July, that would be a good thing, and if we can be playing by the end of July or the beginning of August, that would be a good thing too,” “But if it has to slide more, then it’ll slide. There’s a reason that we’re not giving you dates now because anybody who gives you a date is guessing, and we think we’d rather take a more holistic approach to doing this” External link

wncn Wednesday, May 27, 2020 7:12:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Association ) : “We hope this is a step back toward normalcy,” “We think we’ve been able to work very collaboratively with the Players’ Association and the players to come up with a framework that is fair and has integrity and should result in a terrific, competitive playoffs and the awarding of the best trophy in all of sports” External link

wncn Wednesday, May 27, 2020 7:12:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “Realistically if we’re in training camp mid-July, that would be a good thing, and if we can be playing by the end of July or the beginning of August, that would be a good thing too,” “But if it has to slide more, then it’ll slide. There’s a reason that we’re not giving you dates now because anybody who gives you a date is guessing, and we think we’d rather take a more holistic approach to doing this” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said ( about Association ) : “We hope this is a step back toward normalcy,” “We think we’ve been able to work very collaboratively with the Players’ Association and the players to come up with a framework that is fair and has integrity and should result in a terrific, competitive playoffs and the awarding of the best trophy in all of sports” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While nothing is without risk, ensuring health and safety has been central to all of our planning so far and will remain so,” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, May 27, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “The reason there are so many cities still in contention is we didn’t want to be in a situation with things in the world moving so quickly, changing from day to day, we didn’t want to get locked in,” External link

orlandosentinel Wednesday, May 27, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “We need to make sure that there’s enough testing available — and we’ll be needing lots and lots of testing but we don't want it to interfere with the medical needs of the community,” External link

forbes Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “When we get through Phase 2, we’re going to get a better sense of when to start training camp and how long we need to have training camp in Phase 3,” External link

forbes Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman told : “We think sports does brings people together and it helps them heal from difficult times,” External link

forbes Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman said : “While nothing is without risk, ensuring health and safety has been central to all of our planning so far and will remain so,” External link

yorkpress Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman disse : “Não podemos apresentar nenhuma data fixa porque o cronograma depende das circunstâncias e das necessidades dos jogadores” External link

istoe Wednesday, May 27, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman expliqué : "une douzaine d'équipes en un seul lieu" External link

afp-fr Tuesday, May 19, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman insisté : "Nous aimerions décerner la Coupe Stanley" "Et nos fans nous disent massivement que c'est ce qu'ils aimeraient que nous fassions, parce que les gens se sont déjà investis émotionnellement dans cette saison" External link

afp-fr Tuesday, May 19, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman řekl : "Myslím, že teď nikdo nemá přesně daný plán, zvlášť v Severní Americe. Od začátku pauzy 12. března tvrdě pracujeme na tom, abychom dokázali zareagovat na všechny možnosti. Stále však panuje velká nejistota," External link

ceskenoviny-en Tuesday, May 19, 2020 10:40:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman expliqué : «une douzaine d'équipes en un seul lieu» External link

24heures Tuesday, May 19, 2020 9:50:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman uvedl : "Nechci znít jako nenapravitelný optimista, ale zrušení sezony by bylo příliš jednoduché řešení. Znamenalo by to, že jste se přestali snažit. Věřím, že dostaneme možnost dohrát ročník," External link

ceskenoviny-en Thursday, May 14, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

Gary Bettman disse : "Temos muita flexibilidade sobre a data de início da próxima temporada" External link

em Friday, May 1, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT



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