Easy to see NHL expansion in not-so-distant future

Mar 30, 2023; Seattle, Washington, USA; NHL commissioner Gary Bettman addresses the media prior to the game between the Seattle Kraken and the Anaheim Ducks at Climate Pledge Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports

Listening to commissioner Gary Bettman, you don’t have to squint very hard to see the NHL expanding to become the world’s first 33 or 34-team professional sports league in the not-so-distant future.


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