Reports: Rule on blindside hits in works

Updated: March 17, 2010, 2:06 AM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- The NHL wants to adopt a new rule against blindside hits to the head before the end of this season, according to two reports Wednesday.

The league is hoping to fast-track the proposed rule and is preparing a DVD package after a number of players suffered concussions this season. The highlight package will illustrate what would, and wouldn't, be allowed under a proposed rule change adopted by general managers at meetings in Florida last week.

The NHL plans to circulate the ...

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