Friday, February 23, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Bill James Room
The NHL’s TV viewership is increasing, a new generation of star players is emerging, and parity is at an all-time high. Innovative leadership at the league office and team levels has positioned hockey for sustained growth in the years ahead. On the heels of a successful All-Star Weekend in Tampa Bay, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and Lightning owner Jeffrey Vinik sit down to discuss the factors that have fueled the NHL’s renaissance, what it takes to succeed in new markets, and the innovations that will take the sport to the next level.