GMs propose expanding head-shot rule
BOSTON -- In an effort to reduce the number of dangerous blows to the head, NHL general managers are proposing a broader interpretation of Rule 48.
The league originally implemented the rule at the outset of the season to eliminate blindside hits to the head.
Meeting in Boston before Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals, the GMs recommended eliminating the term 'blindside' from the rule to allow more penalties to be called on a broader range of corresponding hits.
However, the panel ...
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