Bettman sends warning on tampering, considers outdoor options

Updated: May 25, 2008, 1:54 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

DETROIT -- Without naming any names, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman fired a shot at the Toronto Maple Leafs and Anaheim GM Brian Burke during his annual state of the league address before Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals, warning of grave consequences if there is any tampering.

It is common knowledge the Maple Leafs covet Burke's services as GM after dismissing former GM John Ferguson before the end of the regular season.

But Burke has one more year left on his contract ...

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