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SI PLAYERS NHL POLL
June 01, 2009
Based on a survey of 324 NHL players
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June 01, 2009

Si Players Nhl Poll

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Based on a survey of 324 NHL players

SHOULD THE NHL BAN FIGHTING?

Yes 0.6%
No 99.4%

SHOULD A SHOOTOUT DECIDE PLAYOFF GAMES AFTER ONE OT?

Yes 3.4%
No 96.6%

FAST FACTS
Poll completed just before playoffs.... The January death of Canadian senior league player Don Sanderson, who slipped during a fight and hit his head on the ice, sparked public outcries to end hockey fights.... Chicago's Adam Burish tangled with Detroit's Darren Helms (above, left) on May 17.... Through Sunday, one playoff game had gone past a single OT; in 2007 there were eight such games.... Pittsburgh's Marc-Andre Fleury stopped San Jose's Milan Michalek in a February shootout (above, right).

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