Power Play: NHL once again falls short

Updated: October 26, 2009, 3:34 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

1. Again, NHL fails to answer discipline call Every season, the NHL makes noise about cracking down on blows to the head and hits from behind. Memos go out.

Then, within a 48-hour period, the Canes' Tuomo Ruutu, a player never known to shy away from giving a shot in the back, rams Darcy Tucker into the boards from behind, sending Tucker to the hospital, and Mike Richards nearly takes off David Booth's head with a shoulder-to-the-head hit that results in Booth being taken off the ice ...

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