GMs expect to have new penalty on blows to head

Updated: June 4, 2007, 9:33 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

OTTAWA -- In the wake of Chris Pronger's second suspension in two playoff rounds for a blow to the head, and with the obvious lack of respect players show for each other by regularly delivering devastating blind-side blows to the head, the NHL is expected to implement a new rule prohibiting the move next season.

"They're going to come up with a rule. We all agree that a direct hit to the head, and it's the only part of the body hit, it should be penalized," Atlanta GM Don Waddell said after ...

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