NHLPA has yet to approve rule

Updated: March 24, 2010, 9:26 AM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

The NHL and NHL Players' Association collided on a proposed head shot rule Tuesday night.

The league announced Tuesday night its owners had approved a modified rule to help curb blindside hits to the head, but the players had still not given it their approval.

"Under the CBA, the League's proposal cannot take effect until it first receives the support of the joint NHLPA/NHL Competition Committee, and then is endorsed by the NHL Board of Governors," NHLPA senior spokesman Jonathan Weatherdon ...

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