07 January 2012

Is the problem really NHL fighting?

As we have seen in the news this year, and especially through the first half of the NHL season, is the major concern over concussions, head shots and fighting.

Of course there have been calls to ban all head shots to prevent concussions. However, if we look at some of the causes of the players concussions this season, they have been accidental collisions with teammates. It’s as if being unexpectedly hit by a teammate, a friend, is more harmful than being hit by an opponent. Interesting parallel to life, isn’t it?

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