Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 03/22/07 at 03:00 PM ET
from Wade Babineau’s blog at The Guardian,
Those of you with an NHL TV package would have seen it live. The rest of us saw it on the highlight reels later that night, but the fight between Colton Orr of the New York Rangers and Todd Fedorak of the Philadelphia Flyers is on the lips of everyone this morning.
No doubt the anti-hockey fighting groups are writing letters and sending e-mails as I write.
Well let’s analyze the fight. I’ve watched it on YouTube several times and before the fight started Orr had circled the ice and tapped Fedorak on the leg. He turns around sees Orr and immediately drops the gloves.
added 1:40pm, A KK reader passed on an interesting post at Japers’ Rink…
the NHL should pass a rule whereby a) a player who gets in multiple fights over a given span of time gets suspended, and b) a player who receives a concussion in a fight and gets in another fight over a different time period gets similarly suspended.
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