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Rule 48 Has Made the NHL Safer

From Jason Gregor of Oilers Nation:

I believe the NHL is much safer now than it ever has been, yet I don't see many articles portraying that. Every time there is a borderline hit, or a spur-of-the-moment dumb decision that results in an injury to an opposing player, some pundits are quick to try and over blow the magnitude of the play.

Since the NHL implemented rule 48, there has been a drop in checks to the head. The players are getting the message.

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