March 10: Police Investigate Hit During NHL Game

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Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara hit Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty during a game, leaving him with a concussion and a broken vertebra. Montréal police, are investigating the hit. In a letter, the owner of the Canadiens said, “We understand and appreciate hockey being a physical sport, but we do not accept any violent behaviour that will put the players’ health and safety at risk…On this specific issue, I am asking for the support of the 29 other NHL owners to address urgently this safety issue.”