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On the Fight Scene

From The Sporting News,

Coyotes left winger Daniel Carcillo—5-11, 203 pounds with a crazy-high 324 penalty minutes in his first full season—is learning the hard way that competitiveness and chaos can be tough to tell apart. Here are his 10 tips for surviving and thriving as a middleweight fighter, as told to SN’s Steve Greenberg.

1. You have to want to do it. Unless you’re 6-8, 250 pounds, you should never let a coach force you to fight. I’m a pretty mellow guy off the ice; a lot of people who get to know me say I’m totally different than the guy they see at the arena. But I’ll tell you something my coach, Wayne Gretzky, and my teammates already know: I like to fight.

Get all Carcillo’s tips for the trade. A great piece.

In other fighting news, HockeyFights.com is handing out their annual awards to the best & worst of the enforcers—be sure to cast your vote! 

And if you want to think about fights even more this week, Patrick Hruby at ESPN writes about The Men Who Love Goons.

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