MITTIMATALIK/POND INLET - During the winter there are many games of shinny or pond hockey played in Pond Inlet but there was only one played with an NHL hockey player.
"It was exciting because usually there are no NHL players in our town," said Mishel Pewatoalook, 13 about Colorado Avalanche defenseman Kyle Quincey's visit to the community from April 15 to 18.
Kerry Fraser talks instigator rule.
The key word that you mentioned in your question Steve is "police." Self policing by players isn't the answer. The reduction (and hopefully elimination) of contact to the head of an opponent requires responsible "policing" of the game by League administrators (including the NHLPA) and game officials.