Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 10/18/13 at 04:26 PM ET
I don’t think there’s any question they’re (modern player) bigger and faster today, that’s why it comes back to the [need for] rule changes. We’ve got to slow them down, we’ve got to make them use their skill. That four feet [added] inside the blue line: Do you know how much room that is in hockey? They’re loading the one side and one-timing. Wow, and the coach is saying “block the shot.” Ouch. We have more penalties, more powerplays, more boom-booms from the blue line. What we’ve got to do in our game: stop the high blind-side hits, hitting from behind, and [have] automatic icing. They probably won’t listen to me.
-Bobby Orr in a great Q & A from Ken MacQueen of MacLean's, where you can read more.
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