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  1. Adam Larsson wants all head shots banned

    Dec 20, 2011, 12:29 PM EDT

    Adam Larsson

    He might be a rookie, but his thoughts are veteran-like.

  2. Stamkos says players need to be more accountable for head shots

    Sep 1, 2011, 10:20 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Tampa Bay Lightning - Game Six

    Tampa Bay Lightning superstar Steven Stamkos speaks out against head shot and says that his fellow NHLers need to be more accountable for their actions on the ice. He thinks the league is headed in the right direction, but ultimately the responsibility falls to the players.

  3. Accepting the role of violence in hockey

    Aug 20, 2011, 12:41 PM EDT

    Jason Pominville

    Ken Gray suggests that the NHL should abolish fighting, head shots and maybe even body contact. Player safety is an important issue, but we must also acknowledge the fact that hockey and violence are inextricably linked.

  4. Paul Kariya announces retirement from NHL, blames head shots for shortened career

    Jun 29, 2011, 4:23 PM EDT

    Paul Kariya

    NHL legendary scorer Paul Kariya announced his retirement from the NHL today and took aim at illegal head shots as the reason why his career ended prematurely.

  5. NHL GM’s suggest dropping “blindside” from description of Rule 48 for head shots

    Jun 8, 2011, 6:19 PM EDT

    Vancouver Canucks v Boston Bruins - Game Three

    During the NHL GM meetings in Boston, they’ve suggested a slight adjustment to Rule 48 that could go a long way to cleaning things up in the league.

  6. Five Thoughts: Kunitz and Downie debate; Is Ilya Bryzgalov worn out?

    Apr 19, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Detroit Red Wings v Phoenix Coyotes - Game Three

    More head shots? Yes, more head shots to get loud about. Also, more on the Bruins showing up finally, Brian Boucher’s helpers in Philly, and is Ilya Bryzgalov getting tired?

  7. Isles enforcer Trevor Gillies set to return from 10-game suspension tomorrow

    Mar 25, 2011, 7:45 PM EDT

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    The much maligned enforcer Trevor Gillies is set to return on Saturday… But should he even suit up again this year?

  8. Steve Stamkos on head shots: “Everyone is accountable”

    Mar 17, 2011, 5:18 PM EDT

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    Tampa Bay Lightning superstar Steve Stamkos said his piece today about what he makes of the head shot issue. We’re hoping this means we get to hear from him more often on big issues.

  9. NHL’s new concussion protocol goes into effect tonight and what that means from here on out

    Mar 16, 2011, 4:02 PM EDT

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    The NHL’s new protocol for how to handle a player that may or may not have suffered a concussion from a hit goes into effect tonight.

  10. Pacioretty fallout: Air Canada threatens to pull sponsorships over NHL headshot problem

    Mar 9, 2011, 10:19 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Montreal Canadiens

    If the NHL and the NHLPA can’t get their act together to curtail head shots, perhaps a major sponsor pulling their money can get everyone moving.

  11. Trevor Gillies suspended 10 games for targeting the head of Cal Clutterbuck

    Mar 4, 2011, 3:43 PM EDT

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    Colin Campbell weighed in on Trevor Gillies going after the head of Cal Clutterbuck and the Islanders enforcer will sit for 10 games.

  12. Video: Mike Milbury answers your questions in Ask The Expert

    Jan 26, 2011, 6:30 PM EDT

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    Washington Capitals v Philadelphia Flyers

    In this week’s edition of “Ask The Expert” Mike Milbury answers your questions concerning the Flyers, the Winter Classic, and hits to the head.

  13. Video: Pierre McGuire and Mike Milbury discuss how to not “babyproof” the NHL; NHL’s best and worst

    Jan 23, 2011, 4:47 PM EDT

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    Marc Savard

    Check out Pierre McGuire and Mike Milbury have it out over head shots in the league.

  14. Even big guys like Zdeno Chara have to worry about head shots

    Nov 10, 2010, 11:25 PM EDT

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    You think it’s easy being a big guy in the NHL? Even 6’9″ Zdeno Chara has worries about head shots.

  15. Tale of two hits: Thornton to have hearing with league, Carcillo apparently won’t be punished

    Nov 5, 2010, 1:56 PM EDT

    San Jose Sharks v St. Louis Blues

    Did the NHL get their notes crossed up concerning the hits made by Sharks forward Joe Thornton and Flyers agitator Dan Carcillo? It seems like they did.

  16. Rangers upset about no-call on Dan Carcillo head-hunting Ruslan Fedotenko

    Nov 5, 2010, 12:46 AM EDT

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    The New York Rangers are upset about a no-call on an apparent head shot by Dan Carcillo on Ruslan Fedotenko. Do they have a reason to be mad?

  17. Kings’ Dustin Brown ejected for delivering head shot to Wild’s Antti Miettinen

    Oct 25, 2010, 9:56 PM EDT

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    If you’re wondering if the NHL’s new rule about punishing head shots is working or not, you can worry no more. Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown received a five-minute major and a game misconduct for delivering a shot to the head of prone Minnesota Wild forward Antti Miettinen. Miettinen wasn’t injured on the play…

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