10/20/2011 07:44 am ET | Updated Dec 20, 2011

Michael Bublé Punches Back Against Critics Of Hockey Violence: 'There's Got To Be Atonement On The Ice'

As the NHL laces up its skates for another season, hockey has returned to the ice battered from a long, dark summer. A spate of suicides by former enforcers -- most recently, ex-bruiser Wade Belak killed himself in Toronto on Aug. 31 -- and concussions keeping stars like Sydney Crosby on the bench have sparked an outcry against hockey violence.

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