NHL commissioner Gary Bettman answered questions on a wide variety of issues over the course of a five-minute interview. You can check it out below:This video is no longer available. Click here to watch more NBC Sports videos!
One point he made that I’d like to highlight is that the number of reported concussions went down “a little bit” this season. That might come as a surprise to some people because of all the big name players that missed significant periods of time due to head injuries. It can be easy to lose sight of the big picture when guys like Sidney Crosby, Jonathan Toews, and Chris Pronger get sidelined.
Concussions are still a serious issue, but it’s encouraging to hear that some progress is being made.