Found December 02, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Enforcers in the NHL have it rough; they are asked to fight for a living at any time and their bodies endure a lot of punishment. Pretty much every guy will tell you they know what they're getting into and have little issue with the injury dangers that come with the territory. Sometimes it's what happens after injuries occur that the problems can arise. Recently a collection of former NHL players came together to file a lawsuit against the NHL claiming in part that not enough was done by the NHL to keep players out of harm's way when they shouldn't play. Many saw this as an indictment against former coaches as much or more than anybody else, having their guys play even if they weren't 100 percent. Don Cherry for one defended himself from this claim on this week's Coach's Corner, saying he would never do that. Former Colorado Avalanche enforcer Scott Parker isn't one of the players in the lawsuit and he isn't interested in joining. Still, what h...

Colorado Avalanche: Bob Hartley responds to Scott Parker’s comments

Former NHL enforcer Scott Parker made news yesterday when he told of unfavourable treatment he received from head coach Bob Hartley back in the early 2000′s when the two were members of the Colorado Avalanche organization. In an article by…Read more →The post Colorado Avalanche: Bob Hartley responds to Scott Parker’s comments appeared first on The Hockey Daily.

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