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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman will take the stand in a court-supervised auction to determine the fate of the Coyotes. ((Matt York/Associated Press))

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman took the stand in a court-supervised auction to justify why the league's bid of $140 million US for the bankrupt Phoenix Coyotes is worthier than the $242.5 million US bid submitted by Canadian billionaire Jim Balsillie.

Replay the online chat which featured CBC's Tom Harrington and Hockey Night In Canada Radio host Jeff Marek from the courtroom in Phoenix.