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Not Even a Fighting Chance to Ban Brawls

SportsNet Magazine

Have we cooled down yet?

Are we done over-reacting to, as one hockey writer squealed, “THE NEAR-TRAGIC EXCHANGE BETWEEN COLTON ORR AND GEORGE PARROS.”

Because if we’re ready today for some sober, non-partisan chat on fighting in hockey, here’s a good place to start: Fighting will not be banned in the near future, nor will the penalties for fighting change during this season. Those are not opinions, but facts. So, let’s talk about why, and what changes can occur.

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