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review Ù eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ð Jonathon Gatehouse Man is the devil in disguise but this book examines his motivations peels back his often prickly demeanor and explains how he manages to lead confound and keep order It details the unlikely ascension of a fatherless Jewish kid from Long Island—who never played hockey and can barely skate—to the sport’s biggest job The seven fold increase in gross revenue during Bettman’s year tenure as NHL commissioner makes him a business success story and on his watch.

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The Instigator Summary å 107 Û ❮Download❯ ➿ The Instigator ➺ Author Jonathon Gatehouse – Citybreakscheap.co.uk Two decades of lockouts soaring ticket prices and on ice tinkering have convinced many hard core fans that the NHL’s long time commissioner Gary Bettman is the devil in disguise but this book examin Two deca Download The Instigator Author Jonathon Gatehouse Citybreakscheap.co.uk Two decades of lockouts soaring ticket prices and on ice tinkering have convinced many hard core fans that the NHL’s long time commissioner Gary Bettman is the devil in disguise but this book examin Two decades of lockouts soaring ticket prices and on ice tinkering have convinced many hard core fans that the NHL’s long time commissioner Gary Bett.

The Instigator Summary å 107 Jonathon Gatehouse is a senior correspondent for Maclean’s magazine and was formerly a reporter for the National Post and Montreal’s Gazette He lives in Toronto with his wife and children plays hockey three times a week and has a dog named Wendel.

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The InstigatorProfessional hockey has also expanded far beyond its regional strongholds By taming the NHL’s famously fractious owners all but busting its players’ union and enforcing a lawyerly discipline even on trash talk Bettman has become a figure of almost unrivaled power in the business of sports and this biography delves into how his influence shapes rival leagues in other countries dictates the schedule of the Olympic Winter Games and spills onto the ice itself..

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  • Matt

    The Instigator Summary å 107 The InstigatorGatehouse opens the floodgates to a better understanding of the NHL and its villainous commissioner in this aptly named and timed book While the NHL is in the middle of its 3rd lockoutstrike under Bettman's watch the book both explains some of the background on the commissioner some biographical and some employment related while putting some of the key issues at the forefront so that hockey fans and non fans alike can better understand the League and its fearless leader While some may say Gatehouse is skewing things one way or another it is through his presentation of the facts that we see just how power hungry and unethical Bettman has become while tryin


  • Andrew

    The Instigator Summary å 107 The InstigatorA ReviewI don't watch the NHL But now with no NHL to watch The Instigator How Gary Bettman Remade the League and Changed the Game Forever is a timely examination of hockey and the man at the centre of the lockout Gary Bettman The Instigator is a fascinating window onto the dirty side of a sport that true fans don’t like to discuss – money – and the man in charge of the league’s finances It explores Bettman’s thinking explains why there’s a lockout and candidly points to how it will probably end Where Ken Dryden's The Game explains hockey’s soul Maclean’s writer Jonathon Gatehouse's The Instigator exami


  • Derek Donais

    The Instigator Summary å 107 The InstigatorIt seems people either love him or hate him And with the NHL lockout heading past the ninety day mark and into the Christmas holidays I thought it was time to look at the biography of Gary Bettman the man who began this latest war between professional hockey players and team owners with the third lockout in league historyThe book entitled The Instigator How Gary Bettman Remade the League and Changed the Game Forever is informative and offers a good deal of insight into the figure—hero to some villain to others—who is firmly in control of the National Hockey LeagueAuthor Jonathon Gatehouse begins with a glimpse into Bettman’s life and lifestyle with brief looks at his rather humble beginnings his introduction to the management side of professional sports within the National Basketball Association and then his ascension to the number one position in the offices of the NHL The chapters that follow examine the twenty year and counting Bet


  • Katherine

    The Instigator Summary å 107 The InstigatorGary Bettman has often been described as the most reviled man in Canada After reading this even handed biography I have to admit I no longer revile him I now kinda admire himThis was a very readable book with lots of information about specific teams the Phoenix Coyote and return of the Winnipeg Jets stories that matter to me are well covered The business behind the NHL was interesting and easy to understand for a non business person like me I recommended this book to m


  • Joe

    The Instigator Summary å 107 The InstigatorAn intriguing read about the man hockey fans seem to hate Reading about him will help you better understand him but you may still curse while reading it


  • Al Larese

    The Instigator Summary å 107 The InstigatorA fair and balanced look at the reign of the NHL commissioner as well as a comprehensive look at the league's finances


  • Erick Souliere

    The Instigator Summary å 107 The Instigatorvery interesting surprising at times and i don't hate the guy as much any


  • Eric Ryan

    The Instigator Summary å 107 The Instigatorever hear about the NHL doing something and thought How does the comissioner still have a job this book explains why


  • Louis

    The Instigator Summary å 107 The InstigatorEven after reading this well researched and written book I hate this man


  • Frank

    The Instigator Summary å 107 The InstigatorI love the behind the scenes stories of professional sports and this book delivers that for hockey fans