Archive for the ‘Penalties’ Category

I’ve often wondered why the NHLPA doesn’t do more to actually protect the physical health constituency. Sure, they do things like try to drive up salaries and pensions and stuff like that, but what about actual on-ice health concerns? Visors, dirty hits, hits to the head — the PA seems content to allow its players […]

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The NHL rulebook defines a clipping penalty as such: Clipping is the act of throwing the body, from any direction, across or below the knees of an opponent. 1. A player may not deliver a check in a “clipping” manner, nor lower his own body position to deliver a check on or below an opponent’s […]