Bettman's talks with players 'respectful'
LAS VEGAS -- Gary Bettman survived his first address at the NHL Players' Association's annual players meetings. In fact, the gloves weren't even dropped.
"It was a big move on his part to come in here," said longtime Bettman foe Chris Chelios. "It was a respectful meeting. We weren't going to do anything that was unprofessional. It took a lot for him to go out of his way and address the players. I just wish we had 700 guys in here to listen to him."
The NHL commissioner, ...
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