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NHL commissioner Bettman: No expansion in near future

National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman has said he is pleased where the league is at and that he does not foresee expansion in the near future.

Speaking after the league's annual general manager meetings, Bettman said: "There continues to be a number of people, entities and cities expressing interest in having an NHL franchise where they don't have one, places like Atlanta, like Houston, like Quebec City.

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