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Player Safety examines Contact Along the Boards

Tuesday, 04.16.2013 / 2:05 PM / News


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Player Safety examines Contact Along the Boards
NHL Department of Player Safety examines "Contact Along the Boards" in latest educational video.

The National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety on Tuesday unveiled its "Contact Along the Boards" video, the latest in a series of educational videos designed to help players and fans better understand how specific infractions are viewed and evaluated, what is legal and what merits the assessment of Supplemental Discipline.

This latest video takes viewers through the dynamics of determining the issues involving contact along the boards which can merit the possibility of Supplemental Discipline. It provides several examples and explains the key components that must be present for a contact along the boards infractions to rise to the level of review by the Department of Player Safety.

During the course of the season, the department will produce videos focusing upon other types of infractions, as well.

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