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NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman’s Popularity Plummets in Ontario, Canada

Published by on May 11, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

The Arizona Republic compares NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman to The Count, the Sesame Street character based on Dracula, but Bettman must be much more popular in the sunny home of the Phoenix Coyotes than he is in the hockey hotbed of Ontario.

Bettman has been making headlines for his third or fourth battle with Jim Balsillie, the BlackBerry billionaire, and other groups determined to bring the Coyotes, the Atlanta Thrashers, or other teams to southern Ontario.

Here's a sampling of recent headlines from Ontario, across Canada, and in the USA:

Bettman vs. Canada or Hockey vs. a Rogue?—New York Times

Gary Bettman, Do Your Job! Allow the Coyotes to Move to Ontario!—by Mat Tompson for...

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