NHL Injuries: 4 Ways to Reduce 'Preventable' Injuries Across the NHL

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NHL Injuries: 4 Ways to Reduce 'Preventable' Injuries Across the NHL
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In the NHL, just like in real life, injuries occur.

The goal of every player, team official and league official should be to minimize these injuries.

Obviously, some of these injuries (pulled groins and other muscle strains) are not entirely preventable, but these make up just a fraction of the injuries sustained in today's game.

The majority of injuries in today's NHL are "preventable" injuries. Preventable injuries are those that could be almost eliminated with minor tweaks in the rules or changes in the layout of the rink.

Here are four ways to get rid of some of the NHL's preventable injuries.

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