This is down slightly from the 66 per cent who answered no in last year's poll ... The instigator rule was implemented in 1992...This year 47 per cent said it should be dropped.What do you think? Join the discussion below.
Questions for the poll were written by Hockey Night in Canada and the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA). The questions were circulated to players by the NHLPA. The responses were compiled by staff members of the NHLPA and forwarded to Hockey Night in Canada. 318 players responded to the questionnaire.