Report: Bettman ordered to testify in concussions lawsuit

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From TSN.ca:

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has been ordered by a U.S. federal court judge to offer testimony in the concussions lawsuit filed by 60 former players against the league.

TSN has learned that late Tuesday, a judge ordered Bettman to testify in July on matters related to the high-stakes litigation.

The lawyers for the players have taken issue with a number of things that Bettman has said in the past regarding brain injuries in hockey, the insinuation being that he hasn’t taken the issue as seriously as he should have. They’ll also no doubt question how much scientific information the league did or did not pass on to the players.

Related: Ask a Lawyer: Do the players suing the NHL over concussions have a case?