Thursday, June 20, 2024

Safety in hockey: We need immediate changes, says Olympian coach

Exclusive – A leading coach and two-time Olympian has called for immediate changes towards safety in the sport at junior level after expressing fears that the reverse stick hit could lead to a fatality.

John Shaw, who played at the 1992 and 1996 Olympics, has coached full-time in hockey since 1991 and believes the game has never been more dangerous at grass roots level.

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