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Bettman: 'You can consider this final'

Updated: February 16, 2005, 6:32 PM ET
By Wayne Drehs | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Two hundred and eighty-seven steps from Times Square and around the corner from the stages of "The Producers" and "Phantom of the Opera," the ballroom of a contemporary midtown hotel was transformed into a morgue Wednesday afternoon with the stone-faced arrival of one man.

And now, live from New York, the Grinch who stole the NHL season: Gary Bettman.

Wearing a navy blue suit and a light blue tie, his hair neatly parted, his face as serious as unemployment, Bettman looked ...

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