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  1. Shanahan hires Quintal as Player Safety Manager

    Nov 17, 2011, 7:02 PM EST

    Stephane Quintal

    Stephane Quintal is the NHL’s newest employee. Here he is punching PJ Stock.

  2. More progress for player safety: The OHL will switch to soft caps on pads next season

    Aug 31, 2011, 5:35 PM EST

    Tomas Kopecky

    The OHL announced its biggest changes for the 2011-12 season, including one the NHL should adopt: switching to equipment that includes soft caps on elbow and shoulder pads.

  3. Video: Mike Milbury likes Gary Bettman’s plans to help player safety

    Mar 16, 2011, 11:45 AM EST

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    Each week at ProHockeyTalk we’ll have NBC on NHL’s Mike Milbury join us with Hot Topics to discuss the latest stories of the week and give us his thoughts on what’s going on in the NHL. This week, Mike talks with Tiffany Simons about Gary Bettman’s five point plan to help improve player safety in…

  4. Video: Mike Milbury and Pierre McGuire discuss NHL safety measures

    Mar 13, 2011, 2:36 PM EST

    Boston Bruins v Montreal Canadiens

    Mike Milbury and Pierre McGuire talk about player safety in the wake of the Max Pacioretty hit earlier in the week.

  5. Small sampling of players differ on whether or not to alter padding to prevent concussions

    Feb 12, 2011, 10:24 PM EST

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    Steve Downie, Teddy Purcell, Steven Stamkos

    If you think that players might be all united on how to help save themselves from concussions, it’s not as simple as it sounds as players on Tampa Bay can prove to you.

  6. Poll results: PHT readers think all players should be required to wear visors

    Jan 9, 2011, 11:51 PM EST

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    Ultimately, PHT readers believe that NHL players should be required to wear visors.

  7. Poll: Should the NHL/NHLPA require players to wear visors?

    Jan 5, 2011, 8:36 PM EST

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    On the heels of Ryan Getzlaf’s unnerving sinus fractures – an injury that might have been prevented or limited if he wore a visor – we must ask: should the NHL require players to wear visors?

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