Hail Nero Shero and His Bullies!
To the Editors:
Hockey [Feb. 24] is a sport of grace and finessea flowing, whirling, incredibly fast spectacle of great beauty and only occasional explosions of violence. Fred Shero and his bush-league bullies are perverting this finest of games and transforming it into a scene of bloody brutality and mindless pugilism more suitable to the ancient Roman arena.
Hail Nero Shero!
(Mrs.) Ruth Racheter
Cold Spring, N.Y.
Violence can be construed as the "essence" of hockey only in the sense that it is the attraction for the multitude who...