‘”When we look back in a year or five or 10,” NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said at a news conference in New York, “today will be viewed as a pivotal point in time because we could begin to move forward finally in an effective way where . . . we could connect with our fans and give our fans the best possible product, and do it in a way where all of our franchises were healthy and competitive.”‘
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