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NHL Headshots Outlawed, Head Hunters Now Relegated to Job Searches

On Tuesday, the NHL’s Board of Governors approved a rule change banning senseless (and indeed any) head hits (likely in response to pressure from the Marc Savard incident), specifically prohibiting “a lateral, back-pressure or blind-side hit to an opponent where the head is targeted and/or the principal point of contact.” The logistics and timing of […]