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Longtime enforcer George Parros has joined the NHL's Department of Player Safety.

September 07, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) Longtime enforcer George Parros has joined the NHL's department of player safety.

NHL senior vice president of player safety Stephane Quintal announced the hire Wednesday.

Parros played 474 games over nine seasons, winning the Stanley Cup with the Anaheim Ducks in 2007. He also played for the Los Angeles Kings, Colorado Avalanche, Florida Panthers and Montreal Canadiens, finishing with 36 points and 1,092 penalty minutes.

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The 36-year-old from Randolph, New Jersey, graduated from Princeton University where he majored in economics.

He joins fellow tough guy Chris Pronger in the department of player safety, which determines fines and suspensions for on-ice infractions.

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