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Bettman Safe After NHL Owners' Vote

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Gary Bettman got his deal passed with flying colors, got a rousing backing from the chairman of the board, then said sorry to fans and players.

All in all, a tidy little day for the NHL commissioner.

There was grumbling from some ownership corners before this meeting that some teams were unhappy with the tentative agreement reached with players.

There were some who wondered if there might be a few "no" votes.

Try 30-0 on the "yes" side. As unanimous as can be.

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