Are the big hits of the NHL proving deadly?

Aggression is a key part of the NHL but should the sport be paying greater attention to the long term implications.

    The NHL is a sport known for its big hits and aggression.

    However, the recent suicides of two former players has opened the debate of whether the consequences of the sport can be deadly.

    Al Jazeera's Farrah Esmail reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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