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Enforcers Adjusting

from the Edmonton Sun,
When the NHL returned from a year-long lockout with an armload of new rules and a solemn vow to call every one of them, the role of tough guy changed forever. Some are struggling to adapt, evolve and avoid extinction, and some of the big T-Rex's that patrolled the ice all these years simply faded into the tar pits and were never seen again. "I was questioning things at the start," said Anaheim winger Todd Fedoruk. "It was hard to get into scraps and you saw guys like Kip Brennan and Peter Worrell, Krzysztof Oliwa, who aren't in the league anymore. There was just no room for them."
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