Gary Bettman



Gary Bettman
  • Birth Name: Gary Bruce Bettman
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/02/1952, Cancer
  • Profession: NHL commissioner
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Gary Bettman Fast Facts:
  • Was a New York Islanders fan growing up in Queens.
  • Worked for the NYC law firm Proskauer Rose Goetz and Mendelsohn.
  • Served as senior vice president and general counsel of the NBA before leaving for the NHL in 1992.
  • Became the NHL's first commissioner after a unanimous vote in December of 1992.
  • Oversaw both the 1994-95 and 2004-05 NHL lockouts.
  • Gary Bettman Relationships:
  • Jordan Bettman - Son
  • Shelli Bettman - Wife
  • Jeffrey Pollack - Half Brother
  • Brittany - Daughter
  • Lauren - Daughter
  • College:
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (1974); New York University School of Law, New York, NY (1977)

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