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Bettman, Gary Bruce

Born: 1952 AD
Currently alive, at 69 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Administrators, Lawyers

1952 – Born on the 2nd of June in Queens, New York City. He is an American lawyer who has served as commissioner.

1974 – Studied labor relations at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, where he was a Brother of the Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity, and graduated.

1977 – After receiving a Juris Doctor degree from New York University, Bettman joined the large New York City law firm of Proskauer Rose Goetz & Mendelsohn.

1981 – In the NBA, Bettman served as the assistant general counsel under his mentor David Stern.

1993 – Served as commissioner of the National Hockey League since February.

2007 – He has most recently been criticized for his handling of the sale of the Nashville Predators.