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10/02/2013 at 2:16pm EDT

"Yes, I believe a player should get a game misconduct for fighting. We penalize and suspend players for making contact with the head while checking, in an effort to reduce head injuries, yet we still allow fighting.

"We're stuck in the middle and need to decide what kind of sport do we want to be. Either anything goes and we accept the consequences, or take the next step and eliminate fighting."

-Steve Yzerman, GM of the Tampa Bay Lightning talking with Darren Dreger of the Dreger Report at TSN. Read more on this topic...

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