NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, left,  leaves the NHLPA offices with Assistant Commissioner Bill Daly (left) and NHL lawyer Bob Betterman following collective bargaining in Toronto on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

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NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, left, leaves the NHLPA offices with Assistant Commissioner Bill Daly (left) and NHL lawyer Bob Betterman following collective bargaining in Toronto on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)