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Commish salutes Brendan Shanahan

Updated: April 17, 2014, 8:54 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

PITTSBURGH -- Count commissioner Gary Bettman among those who will miss Brendan Shanahan, the Hall of Fame player and former head of player safety who recently took on the post of president of hockey operations for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

In an interview with ESPN.com and Rob Rossi of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Bettman said Shanahan leaves a lasting legacy with his involvement with the league's player safety department, a position that did not exist until he took it on.

"What ...

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