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NHL optimistic despite some franchises are in trouble

NHL Board of Governors meeting ended here Tuesday amid expressions of praise and financial conditions League optimism about the possibility of a new U.S. television contract. <a href=>cheap authentic nfl jerseys</a>

But some financially challenged clubs continue to seek investors with mixed success, reinforcing the impression of a two-tiered league.

“We’re a much more significant player in the media landscape than we’ve been for a whole host of reasons,” <a href=>nfl jerseys throwback classic</a> Commissioner Gary Bettman said, citing rising revenues, growth in digital media and interest generated by HBO’s “24/7” series about the run-up to the Jan. 1 Winter Classic between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Washington Capitals.

“We’re in a good place,” Bettman said. “There’s more interest in us than there’s ever been.” <a href=>mlb jerseys</a>

The leaders also expressed their continued support for the implementation of the new rule prohibits the controls from Blindside. <a href=>nba jerseys</a>

NHL contract with NBC and Versus the season ends, and has been speculation that the league will increase the audience and a record number of hockey can lead to ESPN <a href=>nhl jerseys</a> and Fox to make important business of television rights.

Versus will cost about 75 million dollars a year, rights for NHL games. NBC does not pay the fee in the NHL, but splits the ad revenue with the league. <a href=>michael vick jerseys</a>

Bettman said the league is a 90-day period of exclusivity to negotiate with Versus, which followed the end of January, the exclusive right to negotiate on NBC.