Commissioner Bettman on the passing of Wade Belak

NEW YORK – Gary Bettman, Commissioner of the National Hockey League, today released the following statement regarding the death of Wade Belak:

"The National Hockey League family mourns the passing of Wade Belak, who competed to the utmost every minute of his NHL career. Our hearts go out to Wade's loved ones, his friends, his former teammates and to all who feel the horrible void left by this tragedy."