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10-10-2012, 03:01 PM
Cocoa Crisp
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Originally Posted by LuckyLager View Post
There is a huge difference between intent to hurt and intent to injure. Anyone who thinks the difference is a contrived invention of players' minds intended to justify their bloodthirstiness is totally out to lunch.
Injury is a potential result of hurting someone. It's just a subset of a whole. Players hit to hurt. No doubt about that. They implicitly accept the potential of injuring someone when they hit to hurt.

What I find more laughable is the enforcer's mentality, that they also adopt a similar rationale that they never really want to see guys get injured when their job is to basically have a fistfight out on the ice.

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