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GMs decide hits part of game

Updated: June 2, 2009, 7:54 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- NHL general managers still have little interest in outlawing otherwise legal hits that result in contact to an opponent's head.

The NHL Players' Association, acting on behalf of its members, has been pushing for a rule that would ban blows to the head. So far, that request has been met with resistance from the 30 general managers -- many of whom were longtime players in the league.

"There is no appetite for an automatic penalty," Toronto general manager Brian Burke said ...

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