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Hockey Isn’t Cuddly

From Pierre LeBrun at Sportsnet,

Fighting used to be ingrained in hockey culture. These days, however, there seems to be more taste for a kinder, cuddlier game. So is it time for fighting to go?

I can only shake my head at the attention the Jonathan Roy story has received in this country this week.

When did the tree huggers take over this bloody country? When did we all become such bleeding hearts that a junior hockey brawl shocked our collective senses so badly we became outraged?

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Update 2:38pm ET: Gare Joyce at ESPN addresses how Patrick Roy’s situation may ultimately affect his legacy with the Montreal Canadiens.

Filed in: Hockey Related Stories, Non-NHL Hockey, Minor League, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: fighting, jonathon+roy, patrick+roy, qmjhl

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Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.

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