Earlier this week, our columnist laid out the path for potential changes to the penalty corner by hockey’s decision makers. Here, he throws out an idea to keep the entertainment and stemming danger
Limiting the height of the penalty corner shot would certainly go a long way to reducing the danger, but this would probably seriously diminish the scoring rates.
We’ve unsuccessfully tried to stop players running down the line of the shot and, in the women’s game in particular, we even have 2nd and 3rd defenders with facemarks and gloves, setting up with their sticks on the ground, seven yards out on a shooting line inside the post.
Brave and courageous yes, but also mad and bonkers.
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