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Why Opponents of NHL Fighting Are Wrong

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Everyone fears for player safety. So why should fighting stay in hockey, when only the NHL allows it? I'm glad you asked.

Hockey Brawl Video: Havoc in Huntsville

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The SPHL's Huntsville Havoc represent the nearest pro hockey option for Nashville Predators fans, but full-scale brawls between players and sticks being thrown doesn't look much like the modern game.

Do mixed martial arts belong in NHL fights?

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Greg Wyshynski notes over at the Puck Daddy blog that David Poile is raising the issue of MMA-style fighting in the NHL at the league's general managers meeting this week, specifically driven by the Brad Staubitz/Jordin Tootoo fight last year, in which Staubitz used his elbows to break Tootoo's nose.

NHL VP Campbell ducks the elbows issue

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NHL VP Colin Campbell refuses to address the issue of MMA-style elbows thrown in the middle of NHL fights.

Weber's bombs keeping Detroit's Lilja out

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The 8-0 drubbing that Nashville dropped on Detroit recently has had lingering effects for the Red Wings, as Andreas Lilja heads to Long Term Injured Reserve after his fight with Shea Weber.

When in doubt, fight it out...

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This comes to us from Kukla this morning: a vote over at Canada.com on the All-Time greatest fighters in NHL history. For the record, here's how I voted in the first round, where 32 knuckle-dusters...

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