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10-21-2013, 08:16 PM
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Originally Posted by GreatKeith View Post
How much were concussions an issue back then?

Or hits from behind?

Or just general dirty play?

The players are stronger and faster now than they were then.
Dirty play and concussions? Surely you are aware this isn't something new. I will agree with your last statement however. Going back 10-20 years ago though if a guy took a run at your star player he would have to answer for it. Whether it's right or wrong is debatable but there was some degree of protection in having an enforcer/goon on the bench.

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