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Room For The Gladiator

from the Ottawa Sun via Slam
, The Hockey News, as it often does, asks the question again in its latest edition: "Enforcer role endangered?" THN has been trying to KO fighting in the game since Bob Probert was a pup. The mag heralds the failure of that Hockey Gladiators pay-per-view debacle to attract fans as another reason why fisticuffs should be banned from the NHL. Never mind that Hockey Gladiators had as much to do with the NHL and its fighting issue as your mom playing in her mixed slo-pitch league does with major league baseball. If fighting is on its way out in the NHL, somebody should really tell the league's general managers.

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