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Posted 5 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
Youth Hockey Hit: Part of the Game or Criminal Assault?

A vicious check in a youth hockey game in Massachusetts had the family of an injured player pushing for a criminal trial, although ultimately prosecutors decided not to press charges against the teen who delivered the hit.  High school student concussed in a legal collision during a game  Players consent to violence in sports that would be otherwise be criminal assault  On rare occasions attacks in professional hockey games warrant prosecution   Assault and Battery? Tucker Hannon was a star …

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