Gary Bettman

  • Celebrity
  • Birth Name: Gary Bruce Bettman
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: NHL commissioner

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.

Relationships

  • Brittany — Daughter
  • Lauren — Daughter
  • Jordan Bettman — Son
  • Shelli Bettman — Wife
  • Jeffrey Pollack — Half Brother

College

  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States (1974); New York University School of Law, New York, New York, United States (1977)

Details

  • Birth Name: Gary Bruce Bettman
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: NHL commissioner

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