NHL GMs Agree To Stricter Standard Against Head Shots

The NHL is a step closer to eliminating the type of hits to the head that resulted in Boston Bruins center Marc Savard being taken off on a stretcher last Sunday.

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According to the USA Today, the general managers are going to recommend stricter rules against head shots with an emphasis on supplemental discipline and repeat defenders.

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"We will be redefining it and fine-tuning it (Wednesday), but clearly the blindside and the unsuspecting players is what we are targeting," Dallas general manager Joe Nieuwendyk said.

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(H/T USA Today)

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