NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, center, and Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke, right, arrive for collective bargaining talks in Toronto on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. Negotiations continue between the league and the NHLPA to avoid a potential lockout. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, center, and Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke, right, arrive for collective bargaining talks in Toronto on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. Negotiations continue between the league and the NHLPA to avoid a potential lockout. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)