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Bettman marks anniversary as NHL lockout continues

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman took the league's top job 20 years ago. (REUTERS)

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman took the league's top job 20 years ago. (REUTERS)

BRUCE GARRIOCH, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 8:46 PM ET

It will be a hollow anniversary for Gary Bettman.

Twenty years ago, on Dec. 11, 1992, the NHL board of governors confirmed during a meeting in Palm Beach, Fla., the then 40-year-old former NBA executive was the league's first commissioner, replacing president Gil Stein.

 


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