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George Parros feels ‘uniquely suited’ for player safety job

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The following article appeared on www.sportsnet.ca on Wednesday, September 12, 2017 featuring former Princeton standout George Parros, who is now the head of the NHL's department of player safety.

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George Parros’ moustache has seen some things.

The Princeton graduate spent nine years in the NHL as an enforcer before retiring in 2014, and was named head of the league’s department of player safety on Sept. 7.

Some might wonder why the DoPS would hire a man with a career penalty minute-to-goal ratio of 60:1 to be in charge of the well-being of its athletes, but Parros believes the role he played makes him especially qualified to do just that.

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