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by Alanah McGinley on 04/10/08 at 03:12 PM ET
From Jeff Marek at CBC, an interview with David Singer from HockeyFights.com,
Marek: Last season the Anaheim Ducks lead the league in fighting majors and ended up winning the Cup. How much did that affect fighting this year?
Singer: A good amount, especially as the season went on and good teams were bringing tough players onto the roster. It’s been a long time since any team carried enforcers with the playoffs in mind. At the same time, it’s also been three years for rivalries to re-blossom, players to adjust to new interpretations to rules, and for GMs to bring some new-style tough guys into the league.
M: Do you think the NHL and PA will scrap the instigator rule? Should they?
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