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Out of Town Notebook: The NHL’s Neanderthal Culture and the Leafs Re-Rebuild 2

Out of Town Notebook: The NHL’s Neanderthal Culture and the Leafs Re-Rebuild

[Every weekend, Canucks Hockey Blog goes out of town as Tom Wakefield (@tomwakefield88) posts his thoughts on what’s happening around the NHL.] Photo credit: canada.com They say you can teach a player to play defence, but you can never teach a player offense. Offense comes from within – from a player’s imagination, intellect and feel for the game they play. Two professional sports leagues seem to understand this, and have changed their rules to cater to the offensive side of their game. Over the last decade, the NFL has gone out of its way to protect the player on-field through...

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