Hockey Fighting: A Dinosaur’s Point Of View

To Ban Or Not To Ban Hockey Fighting?

Well here we go again!!!  After a terrible accident in the Montreal / Toronto game where Hab’s tough guy, George Parros, had his arms tied up in a tussle with Toronto tough guy, Colton Orr, while being yanked on, he fell to the ice face first. [Read more…]

New Rules For The 2013-14 NHL Season

New Rules For 201-14 — 

Here are breakdowns of the other new rules and  changes and language modifications to the rulebook for the 2013-14 season.  (hybrid-icing was the first) [Read more…]

Visor Use In The NHL?

How Long Before Visor Use Isn’t Optional in The NHL? …. 

Mandatory visor use was  front and center again Saturday afternoon at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg.  We were once again  reminded of the ongoing talk and debate about mandatory visor use in an unfortunate way.  Winnipeg Jets defenceman Toby Enstrom teed up a slapshot  from the point that hit Philadelphia Flyers defenceman Luke Schenn in the side of the head.  Schenn was cut and required stitches above the right eye but he was OK and returned later and finished the game.  Ironically Schenn does wear a visor. [Read more…]

Is It Time For A Coaches Video challenge?

 

Video Challenge or Video Review

Every couple of days or at least 2 or 3 times a week, it is not uncommon to see a controversial call or non-call from a NHL game replayed on the sports networks over and over again.  Fans often ask if it is so obvious why don’t the referees watch the replay and get the call right? [Read more…]

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