Gary Bettman doesn't exactly relish those boos but he doesn't mind them either
June 22 2018
On one level, the NHL Draft is a business meeting, the commissioner tells Sat and Alex. "It's also an opportunity to celebrate, have fun with the game and connect with our fans here in Dallas." He talks about hockey's success in markets he calls "newer," not necessarily non-traditional. Will he have a trade to announce tonight in the first round? "You know... I don't know!" It does get the audience excited because, for the most part, they play out in real time. Seattle's application for an expansion team looks promising, but the league is reviewing it and has attached no timeline to the process.