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Fighting Equals Points

from the National Post,
Despite increasing public unease over violence in hockey, a statistical analysis of NHL data by university professors shows that on-ice fighting is a good strategy for team success. An intensive numbers-crunching of five years of statistics shows major penalties -- those most often issued for fighting -- increases the total points of the offending player's team and decreases the number of goals scored by their opponents.
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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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