‘”We do not think this should be the standard, and we do not think it helps our game or the league,” Golisano wrote, noting the NHL had informed the Sabres that the check was legal. “There is nothing manly about hitting a player that you can’t see. … There is nothing good to come of a policy that allows exciting, skilled players to be targets for what I believe to be a predatory play.”‘
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