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by Paul on 04/22/09 at 01:22 AM ET
from David Shoalts of the Globe and Mail,
A gap in the NHL’s drug-testing policy may not be closed because the league and the National Hockey League Players’ Association cannot agree on how to deal with it.
According to the league’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs, players are not tested during the playoffs and the off-season, which leaves five months — April through August — during which the players do not have to worry about passing a drug test. The league says it is in favour of year-round testing, but the union has reservations due to privacy concerns.
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