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Take The Suspensions A Step Further

from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail,

...There are, however, signs, that the NHL is trying to change that mindset, one suspension at a time — the Boulerice suspension ties with Chris Simon for the longest in history, relating to an on-ice incident.

But the league could fast-track the process by extending the discipline to the respective teams as well. Fines to the club, suspensions for the coach - those sorts of penalties might encourage teams to think twice about employing players who haven’t yet figured out that the culture of head-hunting is going the way of the dodo.

The simplest solution might even be the least complicated — simply prevent a team from replacing a suspended player in the line-up.

more and other NHL bits too in Eric’s weekly NHL roundup…

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