Is The NHL Right To Institute Blindside Rule Without PA Approval?

March 24th, 2010 by Mark Ritter Leave a reply »

Written By: Mark “The Hard Hitter” Ritter


TSN is reporting that the NHL is looking at instituting the blindside rule without the Players Association’s approval and it says here that they should be applauded for it.


The NHL has been under a ton of scrutiny for not instituting the blindside rule immediately. The fact that they are now trying to speed up the process is an indication that the NHL is tired of screwing around with safety issues and may, in fact, be willing to risk backlash from the National Hockey League Players' Association if necessary.


It’s beyond me why any player or anyone within the Players Association would want to put up any opposition to bringing the rule in right away, after all, the NHL only has t ...

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