Flemington, NJ, March 12, 2007 — A national focus group conducted among 301 Americans revealed that a majority (57%) believe that a NY Islanders hockey player should face criminal charges for hitting an opponent in the face with his stick.
The study was conducted by mediacurves.com, a service of HCD Research during March 10-12, to obtain Americans’ reactions to a video clip in which Chris Simon is shown hitting Ryan Hollweg of the NY Rangers in the face with his stick during a game on Thursday night.
Among the findings:
To view detailed results of the study go to: www.mediacurves.com The Media Curves web site provides the media and general public with a venue to view Americans’ perceptions of popular and controversial media events and advertisements.
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