Going After Bettman

SportsFilter had a link to this Economist article on the NFL. It’s interesting because it compares the NFL to the other US sports leagues. And because, apropos of nothing, the Economist busts out this line:

The hockey league’s commissioner, Gary Bettman, is not nearly as adept or respected as Mr Tagliabue…

Is it possible the UK-based Economist has some NHL fans working for them?