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04-28-2010, 09:49 AM
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Originally Posted by heartandsoul View Post
Almost all NHL fights are staged these days. The reason you can tell they're staged is because when one guy falls down, the guy who has the 'advantage' doesn't keep hitting him. If these were real fights, guys who fell down would get hit a few times before the refs broke it up....as it stands now, very seldom does a guy keep hitting when the other guy falls.
That's not a staged fight, that's adhering to the code.

You don't continue wailing on a player that's hit the ice. Just like you don't celebrate your win (unless you're a *****, or Avery). You don't try and fight a guy at the end of his shift, when you've just started yours. etc, etc

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fightin...ckey#Etiquette

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