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Where have the penalties gone?

Bill Grossi, Tolleson, Ariz.

The NHL isn't waiting until the new year to throw away the rulebook this season.

Apparently, you are allowed to interfere with a player who dumps and chases the puck early this year.

You're allowed to carry your stick high and receive a penalty only when you draw some blood.

Why do they bother with two refs on the ice; they just get in the way.

Hooking, clutching and grabbing are alive and well in the NHL.


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