FILE - This is a June 5, 2008, file photo showing Brendan Shanahan arrives for the spring gala for The Fresh Air Fund, in New York. Shanahan has joined the NHL front office less than a month after ending a 21-year career as one of the league's most prolific scorers. Commissioner Gary Bettman said Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009, the league will benefit "tremendously" from Shanahan's years playing the game.(AP Photo/Peter Kramer, File)

FILE - This is a June 5, 2008, file photo showing Brendan Shanahan arrives for the spring gala for The Fresh Air Fund, in New York. Shanahan has joined the NHL front office less than a month after ending a 21-year career as one of the league's most prolific scorers. Commissioner Gary Bettman said Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009, the league will benefit "tremendously" from Shanahan's years playing the game.(AP Photo/Peter Kramer, File)