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11-02-2012, 07:44 AM
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Originally Posted by OHLTG View Post
As long as you have physical contact and speed between human beings, you're going to have the occasional fight. It's inevitable. You might be able to reduce it to the NFL level, by putting in hefty suspensions, but you can't have players running into each other at high speeds and not expect emotions to run high. (especially with the junior hockey age group)
I do agree, but when this same age group competes at an international level, they know they can't fight, so they don't. During playoffs, it happens but it's a rare occurrence -- the players can play without fighting when they have to.

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