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by Staff Writer / Pittsburgh Penguins

NEW YORK (December 20, 2006) – NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman Wednesday released the following statement after the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced its decision regarding the awarding of a slots license in Pittsburgh:

“The decision by the Gaming Commission was terrible news for the Penguins, their fans and the NHL. The future of this franchise in Pittsburgh is uncertain and the Penguins now will have to explore all other options, including possible relocation.  The NHL will support the Penguins in their endeavors.”


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