Aliu's declaration began a Flames examination that ended when Peters resigned last Friday. Met with NHL."It's been a difficult week,"the Nigeria-born Aliu informed reporters. Bettman and Daly put out a joint declaration after the meeting with Aliu. The league said it will have no further remark until after the NHL's board of guvs fulfilling next week in Pebble Beach, Calif. Aliu's statement started a Flames investigation that ended when Peters resigned last Friday. Met with NHL. The league said it will have no further comment till after the NHL's board of governors satisfying next week in Pebble Beach, Calif.