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11-24-2011, 05:59 PM
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RangersRising
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Originally Posted by surf View Post
When Hockey was Hockey the players took care of this stuff not a dude sitting in a chair handing out suspensions...You cheap shot me im gonna cheapshot two of your teammates..It was all handled by the players...Im not suprised at the response here because most of the posters here never saw real Hockey..That shot by Deveux was something Doug Gilmore did once a week to give himself space..
Indeed. This used to maybe be a 2 minute penalty (more often not called at all) and it happened all the time. The players took care of the actual retribution on their own, and it added a lot of subtext and character to the games.

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