NHL closer to new icing rule
BOCA RATON, Fla. -- NHL general managers moved a step closer to changing the league's icing rule in an effort to make the game safer.
After the second day of their three-day meetings, the GMs on Tuesday said they were united in a rule being called hybrid icing.
NHL rules currently allow players to chase the puck to the end boards, which can create full-speed races in an effort to get to the puck first. Under hybrid icing, the race for the puck would end at the faceoff dots, ...
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