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Tale of two hits, what’s wrong with the NHL Department of Player Safety?

Stepan out with broken ribs (SN)

Stepan out with broken ribs (SN)

Yesterday, one NHL player was hit late after making a pass and broke his ribs. Said player will be out indefinitely with no action taken against the offender. Another NHL player was crosschecked to the back of the head and later returned to the game, offending player will have a hearing with the Department of Player Safety. Read more

Oh, Canada! Is it still Canada’s game?

Lemieux (l) and Gretzky (r) celebrate at Canada Cup

Lemieux (l) and Gretzky (r) celebrate at Canada Cup

Wayne Gretzky? Check. Gordie Howe? Check. Mario Lemiuex? Check.

While these legendary names say hockey and Canada, all it takes is a quick glance up and down any current NHL roster and a check of birth certificates to understand that the game does not belong exclusively to the folks north of the border anymore. Read more

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