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Drug Testing Begins Sunday

from the Globe and Mail,
Richard Pound is about to be proven right or wrong. The testing will finally begin on Sunday, when the league's 700-plus players will start sending a message in a bottle as to whether they are clean or cheating. "I know I've been constantly watching what I put in my body," Edmonton Oilers defenceman Chris Pronger said yesterday. "I think this process has us on edge because it's not an exact science. "When you play 82 games, 28 to 30 minutes a game, you need to replenish your system with a protein shake now and again. But you're putting a lot of faith in the company that makes the protein powders. When these products are made, you never know what substances get mixed up or left on the conveyer belt."
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