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01-15-2012, 01:48 PM
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Originally Posted by flyersfan187 View Post
Or not do anything at all and teams realize that and will take runs at our players all game long and possibly knock them out with an injury for the season. The regular season is very long and we need to protect our players. Plus sticking up for each other builds team chemistry.
ok fine. lets go back to the hit on Talbot. Say Couturier breaks his hand fighting someone on the Isles. would you be ok with that? I understand we need to protect players on our team, but thinking that we need to start fights everytime someone is elbowed or hit is foolish.
Simmonds got hit in the Nashville game. Everyone knows he can handle himself. If he had a problem with the hit he can deal with it.
As far as the Talbot hit in the Isles game, there was 5 minutes left and the Flyers were up by a goal. there was no need to do something dumb and give the Isles a PP. They play the Isles 4 more times. You take a number and you deal with it down the line

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