Commish states league's case in CBA clash
RALEIGH, N.C. -- So much rhetoric. So little negotiating.
The question facing the NHL, its players and, ultimately, its fans, is when -- or if -- the rhetoric morphs into action.
That process may have started Friday as commissioner Gary Bettman suggested there are "a hundred ways" to get to a system that includes 30 healthy NHL teams and "players making a great living."
"Is it a hard cap? Could be, there's nothing wrong with it. But it doesn't
have to be," Bettman said during ...
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