NHL Shows It Clearly Doesn’t Care with Introduction of New Head Shot Rule

March 27th, 2010 by Joel Dundas Leave a reply »

It is about time that we see a shift in power. It has become increasingly clear that the likes of Gary Bettman and Colin Campbell do not have the best interests of the players at heart.

It has become a joke.

It is well known that the NHL is very lenient on severe hits and infractions leading to injuries, and it is about time that something is done. Double standards are set, and rules that are clearly defined are not followed.

The increasing prevalence of head shots has finally caught the attention of league officials. After seeing players going down more often then ever with serious head injuries the league has finally introduced supplemental discipline towards said hits, but did the NHL get it right.

At first glance you would assume that it’s a step in the right direction, and you would be right, but it has also become increasingly clear that their will still be a lot of leniency towards head hits.

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