Gary Bettman

A fan holds up a 'Please end the lockout' sign while wearing a Boston Bruins jersey during the game between the Boston Celtics and the Utah Jazz. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Haggerty On Toucher & Rich: Will Federal Mediators Really Help End The NHL Lockout?

CSN New England’s Joe Haggerty joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich to discuss the latest news surrounding the NHL lockout. Will the federal mediators really be able to help end the lockout?

98.5 The Sports Hub–11/27/2012

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Proteau On Toucher & Rich: Could Games Be Coming Soon?

The NHL and the players’ association will meet again on Tuesday in hopes to put an end to the lockout, which entered its 51st day Monday. Adam Proteau of The Hockey News joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich to discuss the latest news on the lockout.

98.5 The Sports Hub–11/06/2012

Gary Bettman (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: NHL Lockout Update With Paul Kelly

Felger and Massarotti were joined by, former Executive Director of the NHL’s Player Association, Paul Kelly to talk about the state of the NHL during the lockout. What did Paul think about the last offer the owners gave the players?

98.5 The Sports Hub–11/01/2012

A child dons a Gary Bettman mask and does whatever he wants in a new viral video. (Screen shot via YouTube)

Viral Video Shows Kid In Gary Bettman Mask Taking All The Halloween Candy He Wants

Face it, hockey fans: There’s just not much to laugh about this fall when it comes to your favorite sport.


Goaltender Cory Schneider #35 of the Vancouver Canucks during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Schneider On Toucher & Rich: NHL Rejecting NHLPA’s Counter Offer ‘Frustrating’

Member of the NHLPA’s bargaining committee and Vancouver Canucks goalie Cory Schneider spoke with 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich about the latest lockout news.

98.5 The Sports Hub–10/25/2012

Gary Bettman (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

A Step Back: Gary Bettman, NHL ‘Thoroughly Disappointed’ By NHLPA Counteroffer

Just about any and all optimism created from the NHL’s offer to the players this week seems to be gone.


NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman addresses the media. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Goucher On Toucher & Rich: What Does The Proposed NHL Deal Mean?

According to commissioner Gary Bettman, the NHL proposed a 50-50 split of hockey-related revenue, as well as an 82-game season that would begin Nov. 2. Bruins play-by-play announcer Dave Goucher joined Toucher & Rich to discuss the reality of what this all could mean.

98.5 The Sports Hub–10/17/2012

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Proposes 50-50 Split Of Hockey-Related Revenue, 82-Game Season

Might we all get to see an 82-game NHL season after all?


Boston Bruins players skate at the team's practice facilities on Friday prior to a potential NHL Lockout.

Bruins Preparing For NHL Lockout

The Boston Bruins hit the practice ice at Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington on Friday, unsure if they would be allowed back in when the weekend hits.


NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Bettman Says Another NHL Lockout Looms

With only two days left to avoid another damaging NHL lockout, players and owners huddled in separate circles to discuss what now seems inevitable.