Jet-setting players aim to slash carbon emissions
TORONTO -- With 30 teams crisscrossing North America throughout the 82-game season, the National Hockey League takes its toll on the environment.
That's 750 players, along with their trainers, coaches and equipment, packed into fuel-burning aircraft from October until the Stanley Cup is finally awarded in June.
The David Suzuki Foundation, a prominent Canadian environmental group, calculated that each player generates about 10 tons of carbon emissions annually, the bulk of it coming ...
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