NHL commissioner Gary Bettman speaks to reporters after meeting with team owners, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 in New York. The current collective bargaining agreement between the league a

 

              NHL commissioner Gary Bettman speaks to reporters after meeting with team owners, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 in New York.  The current collective bargaining agreement between the league a
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman speaks to reporters after meeting with team owners, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 in New York. The current collective bargaining agreement between the league and the players expires Saturday at midnight. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)