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VIDEO: NHL's Gary Bettman Celebrates Hockey Night in Canada

When NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman takes the time during the playoffs to come to the  CBC Fall Season Preview to talk about the significance of Hockey Night in Canada, you know it's important to him. 

"There are probably no more iconic brands in Canada than the CBC, Hockey Night in Canada and the NHL," Bettman told Game Day hosts PJ Stock and Andi Petrillo. "Nothing, I believe, ties the game and Canada together - nothing ties the country and the communities that make up this great country together - more than hockey, more than Hockey Night in Canada and the NHL."

Check out the video for more on what Bettman had to say about the unprecedented 60 year relationship between Hockey Night in Canada and the NHL... 

Visit CBC Sports for complete NHL playoffs coverage.

Related links:

CBC Fall Season Preview
Celebrity NHL Playoff Rituals
QUIZ: Hockey in Pop Culture
QUIZ: Hockey in Pop Culture Part 2
CBC News' Jeannie Lee: How Hockey Night Brought My Family to Canada
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