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A flashback interview with Gary Bettman

Thanks to a pointer by Adrian Dater on Twitter, I found that PBS host Charlie Rose has opened his archive of interviews on CharlieRose.com. Naturally, I started digging to see if there was anything hockey-related in there.

Lo and behold, here's an interview with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman dated January 22, 1996. Rose is admittedly ignorant of the game, but it's an interesting flashback to where the game was at that time. Expansion into the Southern U.S. was still underway, the Glowing Puck was Fox's new baby, and I'm sure there's plenty in here for the both the haters and the fans of Mr. Bettman to enjoy.

Skip to the 45:30 mark for the beginning of the commissioner's segment: