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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How Did The NHL Become So Boring?

Professional sports, or sports in general, are appealing to the public who want to see on display athletes competing and showcasing their skills. Fans pay big money to fill stadiums and arenas for the sake of being entertained and to get away from the daily stressors. In order to do this, people have the choice of attending sports events or going to concerts, or other similar entertainment. Well, that held true prior to 2020 showing its ugly face with this whole COVID-19 pandemic.

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