Commissioner meets with Davis, Waxman

Updated: November 4, 2005, 7:10 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- NHL commissioner Gary Bettman's celebration of the first month of the season included a meeting Friday with congressmen leading the push for steroids legislation.

After delivering what amounted to a rosy state-of-the-sport speech at the National Press Club -- goals, attendance and TV ratings are up while fighting is down in the NHL's first post-lockout month -- and before catching a game, Bettman went to Capitol Hill. He met with Reps. Tom Davis, R-Va., and Henry Waxman, D-Calif., ...

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