Which team will win his first-round series? (Clippers lead 1-0)

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Who's done the most for safety?

Hockey's icing rule can be difficult to describe. (Those who recall Chiefs goalie Denis Lemieux's explanation from "Slap Shot" know what we mean.) But there's no mystery about the potential for injury when two or more players barrel down the ice and collide with each other and the boards in pursuit of the puck. Last season, Carolina's Joni Pitkanen broke his heel in eight places on such a play. Now that the NHL and its players have agreed to a hybrid version of the icing rule in hopes of preventing such injuries, which sport needs to make a rule or equipment change to keep its athletes safe?

Do you agree with the NHL's new hybrid icing rule, which makes icing a race to an imaginary line across the faceoff dots instead of the puck?

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  • If you ran the NHL, what would you have done about the league's icing rule?

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  • Which of these safety improvements has had the biggest impact on its sport?

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  • Which of these rule or equipment changes aimed at improving safety would you most like to see?

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  • Which of these sports do you believe needs the most changes to promote player safety?

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