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Cracking Down: The NHL Has Unveiled A New Hyperbolic Penalty Box That Makes 3 Minutes Inside It Feel Like 500 Years

Hockey has a well-earned reputation as one of the most brutal major sports, and now the NHL is taking a decisive measure to promote player safety: The league has unveiled a new hyperbolic penalty box that makes three minutes inside it feel like 500 years. A penalty that lasts half a millennium for the player but only a few minutes of real time? This is going to seriously change the way the game is played. The hyperbolic penalty boxes, which were unveiled to a packed stadium at a Penguins game…

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