Debate over NHL's drug-testing policy rages on

Updated: August 6, 2007, 8:30 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

In less than two full seasons, almost 3,000 random drug tests were carried out on National Hockey League players. One, New York Islanders defenseman Sean Hill, tested positive.

Exactly what that says about the state of the game, and the role of performance-enhancing drugs in it, is up for vigorous debate.

If you're the league and its players, the results reinforce the commonly held belief in hockey circles that the NHL did not and does not have a problem with performance-enhancing ...

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