Bettman: Former Habs GM's influence 'unmatched'
NEW YORK -- NHL commissioner Gary Bettman called Sam Pollock's influence on the hockey world "unmatched" a day after the former Montreal Canadiens vice president and general manager's death.
"Sam Pollock's legacy extends far beyond the nine Stanley Cup championships the Canadiens won in his 14 years of leadership," Bettman said in a statement. "His genius was seeing genius in others -- players, coaches, future executives -- before anyone else did, and his influence around the hockey world ...
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