NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman pushes back on “inaccurate” reports

While the starting date for the 2020-21 National Hockey League season has yet to be made official thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, a further complication has arisen stemming from the League asking the players to re-open the six-year CBA agreement that was signed in July.

Due to the likelihood of fans not attending games next season, the NHL is looking for millions in additional concessions in the form of salary deferment.


However, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is pushing back against reports of attempted renegotiation, which he calls “inaccurate”:

Gary Bettman

Will we see next season ultimately be played?