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Some players are not taking their hockey careers seriously.
Sean Avery has a rule named in his honor for his antics on the ice and suspended for his actions off of it.
Chris Pronger has gone from a Hart & Norris trophy winner to a headhunter during the Ducks' Stanley Cup year then suspended a year later for stepping on Ryan Kelser's leg with his skate.
Todd Bertuzzi ruined Sean Moore's hockey career due to his goon-like takedown.
Patrick Roy's sons have both been suspended for their actions during fights on their minor league teams and one of those teams was coached by Roy.
There has been talk of banning fighting in the wake of Dan Sanderson's death from a fight in the minors.
The league has an image crisis and they need to take a page from the NFL and clean it up.
A code of conduct on the ice in terms of the severity of hits and fights as and off the ice in how players represent the league.
The NHL does need the whole world to be watching...for the right reasons.