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  1. “Mirroring” is the new obstruction

    Jun 2, 2012, 4:40 PM EDT

    Wes McCauley

    League officials know all about it, too.

  2. GM Meetings: Removal of trapezoid gaining some support

    Mar 12, 2012, 7:11 PM EDT

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    Some GMs feel that the rule has led to needless hits.

  3. GM Meetings: Red line rule doesn’t gain much traction

    Mar 12, 2012, 6:43 PM EDT

    Ken Hitchcock

    Neutral zone trap enthusiasts gently weep.

  4. GM Meetings: Pucks over the glass still = penalties

    Mar 12, 2012, 5:49 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v New York Rangers

    Burke gets dirt kicked in his face, take two.

  5. GM Meetings: Brian Burke – “I got dirt kicked in my face again”

    Mar 12, 2012, 4:46 PM EDT

    Brian Burke

    Burke is bummed about the bear hug rule falling on deaf ears.

  6. Concussion discussion: speed at the expense of safety?

    Dec 23, 2011, 8:56 PM EDT

    Jason Pominville

    Hockey is faster than ever, but not everyone is happy about that.

  7. Agent calls for NHL to curb ‘concussion epidemic’

    Dec 15, 2011, 7:53 PM EDT

    New York Islanders v Pittsburgh Penguins

    The question is: how far should they go?

  8. Video: Sidney Crosby discusses head shots, rehab process

    Oct 6, 2011, 11:54 PM EDT

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    Sidney Crosby

    Sidney Crosby shared his thoughts about the league’s attempts to cut down on hits to the head as well as his rehab process in this video.

  9. Mario Lemieux’s letter to Gary Bettman calls for teams to be held accountable for suspended players

    Mar 14, 2011, 8:41 PM EDT

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    While Gary Bettman’s five-point plan includes a vague suggestion to make coaches and teams more accountable for the actions of individual players, Mario Lemieux’s letter suggest specific fines for teams when someone receives a suspension.

  10. Gary Bettman introduces five-point plan to prevent, identify concussions; PHT dissects it

    Mar 14, 2011, 8:00 PM EDT

    Gary Bettman

    We dissect Gary Bettman’s five-point plan to reduce (and better identify) concussions.

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