Can the NHL be saved?

Ever since Gary Bettman took over as the commissioner of the NHL the league has done nothing but spiral downward into what could be a fatal crash if it is not rescued sometime soon in the immediate future. 1. There have been 2 lockouts under his tenure which is unreal. 2. He implemented what has to be the worst... show more Ever since Gary Bettman took over as the commissioner of the NHL the league has done nothing but spiral downward into what could be a fatal crash if it is not rescued sometime soon in the immediate future.

1. There have been 2 lockouts under his tenure which is unreal.
2. He implemented what has to be the worst scoring format in the history of all sports by rewarding losing teams with 50% of what the winning teams get because they played hard to a tie.
3. He has all but sissified the sport by adding an obscene amount knicky knack penalties. ( Hockey is not supposed to be 5 on 3 people. )
4. He never apologized to ESPN for the idiotic strike that cost them millions of dollars. Most people can not get OLN.
5. He managed to lose more fans in his tenure than attract to the NHL.
6. He expanded the league way too fast.
7. He changed the historic division names to moronic names.
8. He recently threw some bs comment out there about getting rid of the physical element of the game as if it was something the players wanted. BS!

The NHL is dying faster than most people know.
When is the NHL going to get their act together and get rid of this guy? Please include anything I may have missed.
Update: Clay Meow are you high? These are all facts! Hockey is in big trouble dude.

Wake up and smell the Sanka!
Update 2: zyberianwarrior you are so full of sh!t.
Attendance is not up and I don't wish it would die.

Most people can't even afford to o to the games. And it's not shown in most areas of the country. What are you smoking?
Update 3: Yes. We all know Pittsburgh was a huge draw this year because of Crosby and their efforts to save their team. Buffalo is all of a sudden a hot ticket over the past 2 years.
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