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03-22-2012, 09:42 PM
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That's the easy answer from people who refuse to acknowledge what players are saying, what people who have lived to play competitive hockey which included fighting. It's a lame and weak argument in trying to convince people that fighting has no other purpose than entertainment, rebuffing those who know and say that it has the same effect as a goal, a good hit, a great defensive play or a great save, which is to change the momentum of a game.
There is also the impact of your players knowing somebody "has their back". It won't protect them from everything, but still gives them a feeling of being "protected".
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