Found September 03, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
PLAYERS: Gary Bettman
According to SportsBusiness Journal's Christopher Botta, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman's compensation did not take a hit due to the six-month-long owners' lockout in 2012. Instead, Botta reports that Bettman received a modest raise leading up to the lockout: NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman’s salary and benefits climbed to more than $8 million for the 2011-12 season, the most recent full season prior to the 2012-13 lockout, according to the league’s newly available tax filing. Bettman received more than $8.3 million in salary and benefits during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012. His total compensation the previous year was $7.98 million. Continue reading "SportsBusiness Journal: Lockout no problem for Bettman’s paycheck"

How much does Gary Bettman get paid? About $8.3 million

Five months before the 2012 NHL lockout began the League boasted about being on pace for record total revenues for a seventh straight year. Projecting over $3.2 billion it was according to the League a 195 percent increase in about a decade. Between sponsorships the success of the Winter Classic and television ratings you can see why the money was/is rolling in. Big NHL revenues...

Gary Bettman’s Salary On The Rise, Made Over $8 Million In 2012

Ever wonder how much money NHL commissioner Gary Bettman makes in a year? Chris Botta of the Sports Business Journal did some digging and attained this information via the NHL’s public tax filing for the 2011-2012 year: Bettman’s base salary for the 2011-12 season was $6,395,521. Payment defined as other compensation was $1,816,628. He also received $65,795 in deferred compensation...
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