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No players failed drug tests this season, NHL says

Updated: June 12, 2006, 7:37 PM ET
Associated Press

All drug tests given to NHL players were clean during the first season of the league's anti-doping program, adopted last year in the labor agreement that ended the yearlong lockout.

"I suppose it's safe to say that the results confirmed what we knew already, which is the use of performance-enhancing drugs is not prevalent in our sport," NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said Monday in an e-mail.

There were 1,406 tests conducted in the program that began in January. Daly said he was ...

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