NHL Player Safety In Need Of a Name Change

A train station is where the train stops. A bus station is where the bus stops and a metro station is where the metro stops. Perhaps the NHL Player Safety should be renamed the Trustworthy Station, or the Fairness Station? Because as it stands, the last thing the Department of Player Safety (DOPS) does is to protect players. Or should I say, it protects the aggressors at the expenses of the victim. At least when it comes to hits to the head. The decisions and actions (or lack of thereof) of the DOPS mirror the thought process of a guy who blames women for dressing up provocatively in justification of rape. It’s ridiculous, makes no sense and it’s just not right.

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