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Healy: NHL Will Not Go To Europe For Start Of '14 Season In Wake Of World Cup
Published October 22, 2013
BACK OFF: In L.A., Helene Elliott notes the NHL yesterday handed down penalties to two players for rules infractions that caused head injuries. Elliott writes, "The NHL's crackdown on blows to the head has been pronounced, and that's commendable." NHL VP/Player Safety & Hockey Operations Brendan Shanahan "made the right calls" yesterday. But Elliott asks, "When will players respect each other enough to develop restraint in situations when they can pull back without hurting their teams?" (L.A. TIMES, 10/22).