Leading Cause To Injury In The NHL

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Most believe fighting is the leading cause to injuries in the NHL; however that is not the case. A new study claims that fighting isn’t as dangerous as some may think, since it’s difficult to get good traction for good hard punch. Dr. David Milzman an associate professor of emergency medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine states “"They get a lot more injuries from being checked into the boards or from being hit from behind. I've watched enough hockey to tell you if you taking fighting out of the game, there would be a lot more violence and probably more injuries since players would be unable to blow off steam.
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