Nhl Violence

Hockey's Violent. That's What's Good About it.

Yoni Goldstein | Posted 06.26.2012 | Canada
Yoni Goldstein

These NHL playoffs have been good, but the jump in ratings is attributable to one factor, and one factor only: violence. Why are elite athletes willing to risk destroying their bodies and minds?

Phoenix Coyotes' Torres Suspended 25 Games

CP | John Marshall, The Associated Press | Posted 06.21.2012 | Canada

GLENDALE, Ariz. - A blindside hit, a history of violence and a league-wide crackdown on rough play earned Raffi Torres one of the longest suspensions ...

Would You Put Your Son in Hockey Today?

Elizabeth Manley | Posted 08.13.2011 | Canada
Elizabeth Manley

It's heartbreaking to see great athletes crumble to the ice like rag dolls after these horrible hits. My complete confusion is why hasn't the NHL taken control of this? One, two, three game suspensions? That's nothing to these guys. How about one, two, three months?