If the NHL is in the dire straits that Bettman claims it is, should he be the one trying to fix the problems? He's had over ten years at the NHL and it is in no better shape then it was when he took over. Scoring is way down. The trap is more widely known then most of the players. The owners have lost billions according to Bettman. Bettman doesn't have a billion dollar US network tv deal. The referees can't seem to figure out whether or not to use the rulebook to call penalties. As well, Bettman agreed to the previous CBA and extended it twice. If the problems of the NHL are because of the CBA, shouldn't Bettman be fired because he is responsible for the CBA? And here is some anecdotal information from Piston, the person who audited the books of the LA Kings, about Bettman and his method of doing business. Gary Bettman might think that Ted Saskin is personally attacking him when Saskin believes that Bettman isn't the right man for the job. But it is pretty clear after over a decade that Bettman isn't the right man for the job.