Hockey fans love 'em, players love giving 'em and no one in his or her right mind likes taking 'em.
I'm talking about bone-crushing body checks, of course.
While they're one of the most entertaining and important aspects of hockey, when they come in the form of "hits to the head," it's one of the most serious problems in pro sports.
Brendan Shanahan of the NHL and Mathieu Schneider of the NHLPA — who have almost 3,000 regular season games combined — know a thing or two about what it's like to be out on the ice. The pair recently got together to produce a video about rule changes regarding player safety, as seen in the video below.
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