Thread: News Article: Gagne Upset at League's GMs
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03-11-2009, 11:55 PM
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Originally Posted by CannonGoBoom View Post
Agreed. I think if they knew how bad cheap shots would get by putting the instigator rule in place I think they would have never done it. BUT, its easier to look back on a mistake and know you screwed up than it is to take it back. If they took away the instigator rule it would look like to the average fan and people who dont know the game that they are actually in favor of fighting and that they want MORE of it, which is why I feel the instigator rule is here to stay for a while.
Yep, hindsight is 20/20. And like you said, with all the talk over fighting in hockey...this rule is NOT going to change anytime soon.

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