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Bettman, Karmanos talk to fans
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman joined Carolina Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos for a town hall meeting with over 1,000 fans at the RBC Center in Raleigh on Thursday, Oct. 14. Calling Raleigh "a terrific market," Bettman reiterated that contraction is not an option for the NHL. ...more
Bettman chat transcript, Oct. 13, 2004
Also: NHL Exec. VP Bill Daly, appeared on TSN's 'Hot Seat' on Oct. 12, along with the NHLPA's Ted Saskin. ...more.

Daly Mailbag
Periodically, NHL Executive V.P. & Chief Legal Officer Bill Daly will answer CBA-related emails from fans submitted to Click here to submit a question, or review recent editions of the "Daly Mailbag":
Bettman addresses CBA
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced Sept. 15 that NHL teams will not play again until there is a new economic system. ...more
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Bettman Speech | Media Q&A
Union plan unacceptable

The NHLPA made its first proposal in 15 months to NHL negotiators Sept. 9 in Toronto. The proposal was immediately called unacceptable by NHL Exec VP Bill Daly.
Daly media Q&A transcript
CBA by the Numbers

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