Found February 15, 2012 on
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The NHL has suspended players a total of 116 games and fined just over $2 billion as the league has clamped down on head contact for a safer NHL.
Has it worked?
James Wisniewski of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Andy Sutton of the Edmonton Oilers have taken on the most time off the bench with eight games suspended apiece this season.
The CBC has done the research of fine detail. Here’s the results:
There have been 989 man-games lost to head injuries so far this season. Players have sat out 111 games from suspensions with fines totaling $2,005,205.41.
Sure, it isn’t exactly fair that offenders are sitting out 1/9th the length of those injured. But, let’s remember, a lot of these man-lost concussions are not from offenders.
A few excerpts:
51 – Andy McDonald, St. Louis — was hit in a scrum by his own teammate David Backes in a game against Dallas on Oct. 12. He returned on Feb. 12
38 – Guillaume Latendresse, Minnesota – the Wild forward collided into the boards and suffer...
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