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NHL Hockey: To Fight or Not to Fight

As the Boston Bruins, Montreal Canadiens, Pittsburgh Penguins, and New York Islanders have all shown, fighting is alive and well in the NHL. Now, no one will argue that fighting in hockey is in any way new; current rules regarding punishment for “fisticuffs” date back to the 1920s. But it does seem like these last […]

Screaming for Vengeance, Dying for Goals: Bruins Win Fight, Lose Another Game

If you want blood… you almost got it. But not quite. Matt Cooke showed his face in Boston, and Shawn Thornton punched it, giving Bruins fans some satisfaction, despite the fact that the Small, Not-Good Bruins were shut out by the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-0. As every NHL fan knows, Cooke delivered a cheap head-shot to […]