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Bettman statement on Lokomotiv Yaroslavl tragedy

Wednesday, 09.07.2011 / 12:59 PM / News

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Bettman statement on Lokomotiv Yaroslavl tragedy
NEW YORK -- Gary Bettman, Commissioner of the National Hockey League, today released the following statement on the tragedy involving the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl hockey club:

"Though it occurred thousands of miles away from our home arenas, this tragedy represents a catastrophic loss to the hockey world -- including the NHL family, which lost so many fathers, sons, teammates and friends who at one time excelled in our League. Our deepest condolences go to the families and loved ones of all who perished."


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