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Bettman statement on the passing of Chadwick @NHLdotcom
NEW YORK -- NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman tonight released the following statement regarding the passing of Hall of Fame referee Bill Chadwick:

"Bill Chadwick had the confidence and creativity to introduce hand signals to officiating. He had the courage to make the tough calls. His honesty and integrity brought him to the very top of his profession. The National Hockey League mourns his passing and sends heartfelt condolences to his loved ones."

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