Player Safety Concerns Rise as NHL and Players Union Struggle to Address Head Shots

It's well known to every NHL fan that the ice rink of the NHL field demands the blood of the players. However, the surge in the violent and fatal hits to players in recent times has questioned NHL's authority to scrutinize such deadly hits that put the players' lives at risk. Check out the recent outings on NHL's silence on hits that are worth hearing.

NHL Player Safety VC in hot waters

NHL Player Safety VC George Parros has been questioned due to his protective behaviors towards the players who perpetrated NHL's hit rules.

Austin's punishment or escape?

After his 'dirty play' with Tyler Motte, Austin was suspended for only two games even when the latter hit Boston defenseman Jack Alcahn last month.

Are player associations also involved in promoting violent play?

A NY Post article has questioned the NHLPA executive director Marty Walsh's decision to come to the defense of perpetrators when they should protect the victim.

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